AT495461T - Light tracking device - Google Patents

Light tracking device

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Publication number
AT495461T
AT495461T AT08169192T AT08169192T AT495461T AT 495461 T AT495461 T AT 495461T AT 08169192 T AT08169192 T AT 08169192T AT 08169192 T AT08169192 T AT 08169192T AT 495461 T AT495461 T AT 495461T
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Austria
Prior art keywords
tracking device
light tracking
light
device
Prior art date
Application number
AT08169192T
Other languages
German (de)
Inventor
Andy Tomlinson
John-Paul Szczepanik
Original Assignee
The Technology Partnership Plc
Priority date (The priority date is an assumption and is not a legal conclusion. Google has not performed a legal analysis and makes no representation as to the accuracy of the date listed.)
Filing date
Publication date
Priority to EP07120791A priority Critical patent/EP2060928A1/en
Application filed by The Technology Partnership Plc filed Critical The Technology Partnership Plc
Publication of AT495461T publication Critical patent/AT495461T/en

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    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01SRADIO DIRECTION-FINDING; RADIO NAVIGATION; DETERMINING DISTANCE OR VELOCITY BY USE OF RADIO WAVES; LOCATING OR PRESENCE-DETECTING BY USE OF THE REFLECTION OR RERADIATION OF RADIO WAVES; ANALOGOUS ARRANGEMENTS USING OTHER WAVES
    • G01S3/00Direction-finders for determining the direction from which infrasonic, sonic, ultrasonic, or electromagnetic waves, or particle emission, not having a directional significance, are being received
    • G01S3/78Direction-finders for determining the direction from which infrasonic, sonic, ultrasonic, or electromagnetic waves, or particle emission, not having a directional significance, are being received using electromagnetic waves other than radio waves
    • G01S3/782Systems for determining direction or deviation from predetermined direction
    • G01S3/785Systems for determining direction or deviation from predetermined direction using adjustment of orientation of directivity characteristics of a detector or detector system to give a desired condition of signal derived from that detector or detector system
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F24HEATING; RANGES; VENTILATING
    • F24SSOLAR HEAT COLLECTORS; SOLAR HEAT SYSTEMS
    • F24S23/00Arrangements for concentrating solar-rays for solar heat collectors
    • F24S23/30Arrangements for concentrating solar-rays for solar heat collectors with lenses
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F24HEATING; RANGES; VENTILATING
    • F24SSOLAR HEAT COLLECTORS; SOLAR HEAT SYSTEMS
    • F24S23/00Arrangements for concentrating solar-rays for solar heat collectors
    • F24S23/70Arrangements for concentrating solar-rays for solar heat collectors with reflectors
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F24HEATING; RANGES; VENTILATING
    • F24SSOLAR HEAT COLLECTORS; SOLAR HEAT SYSTEMS
    • F24S30/00Arrangements for moving or orienting solar heat collector modules
    • F24S30/40Arrangements for moving or orienting solar heat collector modules for rotary movement
    • F24S30/45Arrangements for moving or orienting solar heat collector modules for rotary movement with two rotation axes
    • GPHYSICS
    • G01MEASURING; TESTING
    • G01SRADIO DIRECTION-FINDING; RADIO NAVIGATION; DETERMINING DISTANCE OR VELOCITY BY USE OF RADIO WAVES; LOCATING OR PRESENCE-DETECTING BY USE OF THE REFLECTION OR RERADIATION OF RADIO WAVES; ANALOGOUS ARRANGEMENTS USING OTHER WAVES
    • G01S3/00Direction-finders for determining the direction from which infrasonic, sonic, ultrasonic, or electromagnetic waves, or particle emission, not having a directional significance, are being received
    • G01S3/78Direction-finders for determining the direction from which infrasonic, sonic, ultrasonic, or electromagnetic waves, or particle emission, not having a directional significance, are being received using electromagnetic waves other than radio waves
    • G01S3/782Systems for determining direction or deviation from predetermined direction
    • G01S3/785Systems for determining direction or deviation from predetermined direction using adjustment of orientation of directivity characteristics of a detector or detector system to give a desired condition of signal derived from that detector or detector system
    • G01S3/786Systems for determining direction or deviation from predetermined direction using adjustment of orientation of directivity characteristics of a detector or detector system to give a desired condition of signal derived from that detector or detector system the desired condition being maintained automatically, i.e. tracking systems
    • G01S3/7861Solar tracking systems
    • YGENERAL TAGGING OF NEW TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS; GENERAL TAGGING OF CROSS-SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES SPANNING OVER SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE IPC; TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
    • Y02TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE
    • Y02EREDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
    • Y02E10/00Energy generation through renewable energy sources
    • Y02E10/40Solar thermal energy
    • Y02E10/47Mountings or tracking
    • YGENERAL TAGGING OF NEW TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS; GENERAL TAGGING OF CROSS-SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES SPANNING OVER SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE IPC; TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
    • Y02TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE
    • Y02EREDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
    • Y02E10/00Energy generation through renewable energy sources
    • Y02E10/50Photovoltaic [PV] energy
    • Y02E10/52PV systems with concentrators
AT08169192T 2007-11-15 2008-11-14 Light tracking device AT495461T (en)

Priority Applications (1)

Application Number Priority Date Filing Date Title
EP07120791A EP2060928A1 (en) 2007-11-15 2007-11-15 Light tracking device

Publications (1)

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AT495461T true AT495461T (en) 2011-01-15

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Country Status (12)

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US (2) US8558155B2 (en)
EP (2) EP2060928A1 (en)
JP (1) JP5145427B2 (en)
CN (1) CN103299204B (en)
AT (1) AT495461T (en)
AU (1) AU2008322747B2 (en)
DE (1) DE602008004420D1 (en)
ES (1) ES2359827T3 (en)
MX (1) MX2010005412A (en)
PT (1) PT2071352E (en)
WO (1) WO2009063231A2 (en)
ZA (1) ZA201003777B (en)

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US8558155B2 (en) 2013-10-15
US20100308206A1 (en) 2010-12-09
WO2009063231A3 (en) 2009-07-02
PT2071352E (en) 2011-03-15
AU2008322747B2 (en) 2011-11-10
AU2008322747A1 (en) 2009-05-22
US8941043B2 (en) 2015-01-27
ZA201003777B (en) 2011-03-30
JP5145427B2 (en) 2013-02-20
CN103299204B (en) 2015-10-14
EP2071352B1 (en) 2011-01-12
ES2359827T3 (en) 2011-05-27
EP2071352A1 (en) 2009-06-17
DE602008004420D1 (en) 2011-02-24
WO2009063231A2 (en) 2009-05-22
JP2011507218A (en) 2011-03-03
EP2060928A1 (en) 2009-05-20
US20140014825A1 (en) 2014-01-16
MX2010005412A (en) 2010-08-02
CN103299204A (en) 2013-09-11

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