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Title: Integration of microinverter with photovoltaic module

Abstract

Various technologies for integrating a microinverter with a photovoltaic module are disclosed. An alternating current photovoltaic (ACPV) module includes a photovoltaic module having a frame and a junction box including a direct current (DC) output connector, and a microinverter having a housing coupled to the frame and a DC input connector electrically mated with the DC output connector of the photovoltaic module.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Enphase Energy, Inc., Petaluma, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1840403
Patent Number(s):
11108356
Application Number:
16/011,384
Assignee:
Enphase Energy, Inc. (Petaluma, CA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01L - SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICES
H - ELECTRICITY H02 - GENERATION H02S - GENERATION OF ELECTRIC POWER BY CONVERSION OF INFRA-RED RADIATION, VISIBLE LIGHT OR ULTRAVIOLET LIGHT, e.g. USING PHOTOVOLTAIC [PV] MODULES
DOE Contract Number:  
EE0005341
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 06/18/2018
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Gilchrist, Phil, Morris, William J., Little, Kristine, Chapman, Patrick L., Mulligan, William P., and Marroquin, Marco A.. Integration of microinverter with photovoltaic module. United States: N. p., 2021. Web.
Gilchrist, Phil, Morris, William J., Little, Kristine, Chapman, Patrick L., Mulligan, William P., & Marroquin, Marco A.. Integration of microinverter with photovoltaic module. United States.
Gilchrist, Phil, Morris, William J., Little, Kristine, Chapman, Patrick L., Mulligan, William P., and Marroquin, Marco A.. Tue . "Integration of microinverter with photovoltaic module". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1840403.
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abstractNote = {Various technologies for integrating a microinverter with a photovoltaic module are disclosed. An alternating current photovoltaic (ACPV) module includes a photovoltaic module having a frame and a junction box including a direct current (DC) output connector, and a microinverter having a housing coupled to the frame and a DC input connector electrically mated with the DC output connector of the photovoltaic module.},
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