Side and end deflector for solar panel

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Side and end deflectors for solar panel made according to the invention are typically used along the sloped side and along the raised back end of a sloped solar panel at the end of a row of sloped solar panels.

FIG. 1 is a top, front, right side isometric view of side and end deflectors for solar panel showing my new design;

FIG. 2 is a front elevational view thereof;

FIG. 3 is a right side elevational view thereof;

FIG. 4 is a left side elevational view thereof; and,

FIG. 5 is top plan view thereof.

The broken line showing of the environment is for illustrative purposes only and forms no part of the claimed design.


The ornamental design for a side and end deflector for solar panel, as shown and described.

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Patent History
Patent number: D519444
Type: Grant
Filed: Apr 15, 2005
Date of Patent: Apr 25, 2006
Assignee: PowerLight Coporation (Berkeley, CA)
Inventor: Gianluigi Mascolo (Alameda, CA)
Primary Examiner: Stella Reid
Assistant Examiner: Daniel Bui
Attorney: Haynes Beffel & Welfeld LLP
Application Number: 29/227,832