Photovoltaic Module with Integrated accumulation system

Photovoltaic module with regulation system and integrated storage (completely stand-alone) that enables the same installation, same spaces and the same fixing modality of the original Photovoltaic module.

Title of the patent Photovoltaic Module with Integrated accumulation system
Thematic area Electrical, electronic and information engineering
Ownership Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna
Inventors Gabriele Grandi, Claudio Rossi, Manel Hammami
Protection Italy
Licensing status Available for licensing agreement
Keywords built-in storage, photovoltaic with storage, unchanged volume and size, solar battery, thermal compatibility
Filed on Sep 28, 2016

The invention relates to a photovoltaic module with an integrated regulation and storage system which fits with the shape of the original PV module. It solves the overheating problems for the PV module and the storage batteries. The invention enables those who install the PV module with integrated storage not to depend on additional external storage systems. Thus, the system is completely stand-alone, modular, and can be mounted mechanically in all the typical configurations of PV modules.

Advantages: integrated storage system (not external), stand-alone operations, fully modular system, standard installation that can be extended to all new or standard PV modules.

Hammami, M.; Torretti, S.; Grimaccia, F.; Grandi, G. Thermal and Performance Analysis of a Photovoltaic Module with an Integrated Energy Storage System. Appl. Sci. 2017, 7, 1107.