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Title: Photovoltaic module and interlocked stack of photovoltaic modules

One embodiment relates to an arrangement of photovoltaic modules configured for transportation. The arrangement includes a plurality of photovoltaic modules, each photovoltaic module including a frame. A plurality of individual male alignment features and a plurality of individual female alignment features are included on each frame. Adjacent photovoltaic modules are interlocked by multiple individual male alignment features on a first module of the adjacent photovoltaic modules fitting into and being surrounded by corresponding individual female alignment features on a second module of the adjacent photovoltaic modules. Other embodiments, features and aspects are also disclosed.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1154741
Report Number(s):
8,822,812
13/585,573
DOE Contract Number:
FC36-07GO17043
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
SunPower Corporation, San Jose, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY