Photovoltaic shade system
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A photovoltaic shading system made according to the invention may be used as a carport or similar shading and weather-protecting structure.
FIG. 1 is a top, front, left side isometric view of a photovoltaic shade system made according to the invention;
FIG. 2 is a top plan view thereof;
FIG. 3 is a front elevational view thereof;
FIG. 4 is an enlarged view of the end portion of the photovoltaic shade system of FIG. 3;
FIG. 5 is a rear plan view thereof;
FIG. 6 is an enlarged view of the end portion of the photovoltaic shade system of FIG. 4;
FIG. 7 is a bottom plan view thereof;
FIG. 8 is an enlarged right side elevational line drawing view thereof, the left side elevational view being a mirror image;
FIG. 9 is reduced sized, a bottom, front, left side isometric view thereof; and,
FIG. 10 is an enlarged portion of the structure of FIG. 7 illustrating an upper PV panel and a lower, curved protective panel spaced-apart and the end caps on the Z-portions removed to show more detail.
The ornamental design for a photovoltaic shade system, as shown and described.
Filed: Mar 10, 2003
Date of Patent: Nov 15, 2005
Assignee: PowerLight Corporation (Berkeley, CA)
Inventors: Jefferson G. Shingleton (Auburn, NY), Elise R. Brewster (Berkeley, CA), Thomas L. Dinwoodie (Piedmont, CA)
Primary Examiner: Doris Clark
Attorney: Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld LLP
Application Number: 29/177,528