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Title: Solar tracking system

Solar tracking systems, as well as methods of using such solar tracking systems, are disclosed. More particularly, embodiments of the solar tracking systems include lateral supports horizontally positioned between uprights to support photovoltaic modules. The lateral supports may be raised and lowered along the uprights or translated to cause the photovoltaic modules to track the moving sun.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1261595
Assignee:
Sandia Corporation (Albuquerque, NM) SNL-A
Patent Number(s):
9,391,557
Application Number:
14/063,847
Contract Number:
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Oct 25
Research Org:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; 42 ENGINEERING

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