Abstract

We describe a photovoltaic power conditioning unit for delivering power from multiple photovoltaic panels to an ac mains power supply output, comprising: a dc input for receiving power from multiple photovoltaic panels; an ac output for delivering ac power to the ac supply; a bank of electrolytic energy storage capacitors for storing energy from the dc source …

Legal parties

Party
Inventors (applicants): Asim Mumtaz
Assignees (initial): Enecsys Limited (Cambridge, GB)
Agents: Adeli LLP (attorney)

The application was examined by Hal Kaplan (USPTO dept. 2836)

Claims

  • 1. A photovoltaic power conditioning unit for delivering power from one or more photovoltaic panels …
  • 2. The photovoltaic power conditioning unit of claim 1 , wherein said threshold current value …
  • 3. The photovoltaic power conditioning unit of claim 1 , wherein said sense and control …

International priority data

GB: 1100796.0 / Jan. 18, 2011 (national)

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Drawings

Brief Description of the Drawings

These and other aspects of the invention will now be further described, by way of example only, with reference to the accompanying figures in which: FIGS. 1 a and 1 b show …

Description

Claim of Benefit to Prior Applications

This application claims benefit of an earlier-filed United Kingdom Patent Application 1100796.0, filed Jan. 18, 2011, which is incorporated herein by …

Detailed Description of Preferred Embodiments

Referring to FIG. 1 , this shows an embodiment of a photovoltaic power conditioning unit 100 comprising a bank 102 of parallel-connected electrolytic capacitors 104 a - d each …

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Miscellaneous patent data

The recorded agent's organization is Adeli LLP, the invention description is illustrated by 6 drawings, the application number is 13/244,226 (U.S.), developed by Asim Mumtaz, the invention is named Inverters, similar categories include Regulation of the charging current or voltage by variation of field, Transformer connections, Parallel operation of dc sources, Nonresponsive-To-Frequency-Change Systems, using a single network for simultaneous distribution of power at different frequencies, using a single network for simultaneous distribution of ac power and of dc power, Exclusive Or, And logic circuit, Selective or optional sources, automatic change-over, Arrangements for eliminating or reducing asymmetry in polyphase networks, Fluid pressure, density, level, velocity or humidity, categorized under Condition responsive as a primary classification, the published inventor's name is Asim Mumtaz, the assignee location is Cambridge (GB); its organization is Enecsys Limited, the grant publication number is 08674548, the patent particularly claims a photovoltaic power conditioning unit for delivering power from one or more…, the applicant's name is Mumtaz Asim, the application was examined by Hal Kaplan (2836 USPTO department), the grant publication date is Mar. 18, 2014, the assignee classification - a foreign company or corporation, includes the following drawings: Inverters, 1 b show, respectively, a first, second embodiment of a photovoltaic, third embodiment of a photovoltaic, 19 claims comprise the protection scope, the claim 1 is exemplary as chosen by the examiner, the application was published on Sep. 23, 2011, 9 figures are supplied with the description.

Invention classification information

The invention is classified under Connecting or disconnecting, Capacitor, Condition responsive, Circuit arrangements for dc mains or dc distribution networks, Circuit arrangements for ac mains or ac distribution networks. The designated search classifications include Capacitor, Condition responsive, Connecting or disconnecting.

Patent details
Publication number 08674548
Publication date Mar. 18, 2014
Kind code B2
Application number 13/244,226
Application date Sep. 23, 2011
Application type U
Application series code 13
National classification 307/86
Total number of claims 19
Exemplary claims 1
Number of drawings 6
Number of figures 9
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