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US20130069371 IMPULSE AIR TURBINE ARRANGEMENT FOR USE WITH A REVERSING BI-DIRECTIONAL AIR FLOW IN A WAVE POWER PLANT  
An impulse air turbine arrangement for use with a reversing bi-directional air flow in a wave power plant comprises an axial flow turbine rotor with volutes mounted one each side of the turbine...
US20140145442 MOORING ANCHOR SYSTEM FOR WAVE ENERGY CONVERTERS (WECS)  
A mooring system for a plurality of wave energy converters (WECs) includes a multiplicity of anchors coupled to form an array of contiguous hexagonal shaped cells. Each cell has 3 WECs and 3...
US20110316280 Water-Wave/Flowing-Water Energy Transformer  
The present invention is a device and a method of generating large scale power plant using the energy content in ocean waves or river-channel flows. Ocean waves or flowing waters are used to...
US20110221199 Self-propelled, laterally deployed, ocean wave energy converting power plant / beach replenishment system / oil spill containment boom  
Deployed laterally (broadside to the waves), this power plant hydraulically converts the breadth of waves into electricity. Costly hydraulic motors, generators Etc. need not be duplicated for each...
US20110038671 TIDAL RESPONSIVE BARRIER  
A tidal barrier is provided that may be selectively deployed in response to tidal changes. The tidal barrier includes a net having a tensile membrane with an upper edge and a lower edge. The lower...
US20110291418 POWER GENERATOR  
It is an object of the present invention to provide a power generator so as to be preferably utilized as a small facility of low capacitance. A power generator comprises a float F that is placed...
US20110221200 Two-way generation tidal power plant with bypasses  
The invention is a two-way generation tidal power plant with bypasses participating in generation. The preferred embodiment of such a tidal power plant has a power house with one-way turbines and...
US20120019004 Renewable Energy System  
A water based renewable energy system is shown which uses tidal flow and an associated water wheel/weir assembly to provide pumping power for the system. A water wheel powered pump and associated...
US20110156395 WATER WAVE POWER PLANT SYSTEM  
A water wave power plant system includes a first guide rail, a first clockwise freewheel, a first counterclockwise freewheel, a first buoy queued through the through-hole by the first guide rail,...
US20110254275 Portable wave-swash & coastal-wind energy harvester  
In accordance with the present invention, a portable wave-swash & coastal-wind energy harvester, placed on a sea coast in swash zone captures energy contained in coastal waves and in coastal-wind...
US20120153627 WAVE POWER GENERATOR  
The present invention relates to a wave power generator, and more particularly, to a wave power generator that has comparatively high energy conversion efficiency, so that it can induce active...
US20150014996 ENERGY PLANT AND PARTS OF AN ENERGY PLANT  
The invention pertains to underwater energy plants utilizing water movement due to e.g. waves, tide or stream. The invention also relates to parts of such a plant, namely an underwater wing for...
US20120161445 Water Wave Power Plant System  
A water wave power plant system includes a first guide rail, a first clockwise freewheel, a first counterclockwise freewheel, a first buoy queued through the through-hole by the first guide rail,...
US20120261923 DEVICE OF A POWER PLANT  
A power plant device for the production of energy in the waves by the use of float devices, the motion of which is used to power generator to produce energy, and means of conveyance of energy to...
US20100260596 Hydraulic bulb turbine with mixed-flow propeller runner  
The invention is a Bulb turbine with mixed-flow propeller runner instead of axial flow propeller runner. The main area of application for the invention are the large tidal power plants (Fundy Bay,...
US20120013127 WAVE POWER PLANT  
A wave power plant is disclosed. The wave power plant is designed for converting the energy of the disturbed water surface into the energy of the output shaft. The wave power plant can include a...
US20110031750 WAVE POWERED ELECTRICITY GENERATION  
The generation of electricity using waves on a body of water is disclosed herein. Two flotation devices floating on a body of water are each attached to cables that extend to anchors at an...
US20150069760 METHOD FOR CONVERTING THE ENERGY OF WATER WAVES INTO ELECTRICITY BY MEANS OF A WAVE POWER PLANT AND A WAVE POWER PLANT  
A method for converting the energy of water waves into electricity by means of a wave power plant and a wave power plant, which comprises a floating body (1), a rotator (3) which is supported on...
US20140091576 OFFSHORE COMBINED POWER GENERATION SYSTEM  
A combined offshore system for generating electricity includes of an offshore windmill unit with a generator for extracting power from wind and transferring it into electricity, a electricity...
US20110037266 OFFSHORE COMBINED POWER GENERATION SYSTEM  
A combined offshore system for generating electricity includes of an offshore windmill unit with a generator for extracting power from wind and transferring it into electricity, a electricity...
US20150076827 ENERGY HARVESTING SYSTEMS FOR POWER TAKE-OFF (PTO) MODULES  
Systems include buoys, tethers, and power take-off (PTO) modules to generate electrical energy from the mechanical energy of ocean waves.
US20110095530 TETHERED AQUATIC DEVICE WITH WATER POWER TURBINE  
A water power turbine energy conversion device and method of generating electric power that can take advantage of water current speeds is hereinafter disclosed. The water power turbine energy...
US20130127168 OCEAN WAVE POWER PLANT  
An ocean wave power plant provided for by respective interconnected functional units comprising a support structure (1a, 1b) is disclosed. The support structure (1a, 1b) is terminated in a lower...
US20140353972 Water Flow Regulating Device And Ocean Power Generating Device Using The Same  
The present invention provides a water flow regulating device and an ocean power generating device using the same. The water flow regulating device includes a main body, a water deflector, a...
US20100066090 Free renewable energy designs  
These Free Renewable Energy Designs capture the Earth's tidal energy forces. These systems of interconnected modules are capable of capturing and releasing massive amounts of sea water through...
US20140265338 ASYMMETRIC FLOATS FOR WAVE ENERGY CONVERSION  
A wave energy converter (WEC) includes a prismatic float having a quadrilateral-like cross section including a front plate, for facing incoming waves, a top plate, a bottom plate and a back plate....
US20120153626 APPARATUS FOR EXTRACTING ENERGY FROM WAVES TRAVERSING A BODY OF WATER  
An apparatus for extracting energy from waves traversing a body of water includes first and second tanks submerged in a body of water, first and second floating flap valves, a conduit, an...
US20110042954 Wave Action Electric Generating System  
A wave action electric generating system comprises a platform for floating on water, the platform being subject to rocking from side to side from wave action; an electric generator; a rigid arm...
US20140265339 WAVE ENERGY CONVERTER SYSTEM  
The invention is a wave energy device which optimizes energy conversion from waves with a stable submerged platform coupled to compliant chain of floats (“pods”) which are connected to the...
US20110031749 Energy harvesting buoy  
An energy-harvesting buoy is provided comprising an air-pressure generator, such as a piezo-electric generator, or any other generator that can harvest energy from an air pressure. The energy...
US20150091303 WINGS VARIABLE TIDAL AND WIND POWER GENERATOR INCREASED GENERATION EFFICIENCY  
Disclosed herein is a variable blade type tidal and wind power generator with increased generation efficiency. The tidal and wind power generator includes an installation frame (10), a vertical...
US20110031752 MARITIME GENERATOR  
This device is composed by a floating platform(s) (1) that can be active or inactive in accordance with its position in the wave, being active when the crest of the wave promotes route and...
US20110089696 Power generating buoy  
An electric power generating buoy capable of generating power by scavenging energy from ocean wave motion. The power generating buoy includes float element adapted to float up and down following...
US20130127167 LINEAR GENERATOR FOR SUBMERGED USE AND A METHOD OF PRODUCING ELECTRIC ENERGY  
The invention relates to a linear generator for submerged use. It has a linearly reciprocating translator (6) which is attached to connection means (3, 7) arranged to connect the translator (6) to...
US20110298215 NEAR SHORE WEC SYSTEM  
Systems are described for obtaining energy from water movements in shallow waters, using panels (4) that are pivotally mounted (13) near the sea floor in shallow water and that extend up to the...
US20140132003 NATURAL-FREQUENCY ADJUSTING MECHANISM FOR WAVE-POWER GENERATOR  
Provided is a wave-power generator capable of adjusting a natural period (natural frequency) in response to a changing wave period. The wave-power generator includes a weight that is installed in...
US20110121572 Wave Motion Power Generator  
A power generation system is provided that can capture and convert kinetic energy from waves in open water into hydraulic or electrical energy. The system includes one or more platforms that...
US20130341928 DEEP WATER POWER GENERATION SYSTEM AND APPARATUS  
A system for generation of power using an apparatus in deep water is disclosed. The system includes a ballast buoy configured to achieve a desired depth in the deep water, a substantially vertical...
US20130270830 DEEP WATER POWER GENERATION SYSTEM AND APPARATUS  
A system for generation of power using an apparatus in deep water is disclosed. The system includes a ballast buoy configured to achieve a desired depth in the deep water, a substantially vertical...
US20130154268 DEEP WATER POWER GENERATION SYSTEM AND APPARATUS  
A system for generation of power using an apparatus in deep water is disclosed. The system includes a ballast buoy configured to achieve a desired depth in the deep water, a substantially vertical...
US20140239642 Wave-Driven Power Generation System  
A wave-driven power generation system that uses a motor reducer to turn a rocker bar in moving wave-making barrels alternatively up and down, causing creation of water waves in a water reservoir...
US20140290233 WATERCRAFT AND ELECTRICITY GENERATOR SYSTEM FOR HARVESTING ELECTRICAL POWER FROM WAVE MOTION  
This disclosure provides improved nautical craft that can travel and navigate on their own. A hybrid vessel is described that converts wave motion to locomotive thrust by mechanical means, and...
US20100320766 Device for Collecting Swell Energy  
The invention relates to a device for collecting swell energy, that comprises a float, a turbine mounted under the float and adapted for moving relative to the float when the float is moved by the...
US20110291419 HYDROELECTRIC TURBINE WITH ALIGNING MEANS  
The present invention is concerned with a hydroelectric turbine system with aligning means which enables a hydroelectric turbine system, comprising a base and a turbine mounted thereon, to be...
US20110057447 FLOATING DEVICE FOR HARNESSING SWELL ENERGY BY LATERAL OVERFLOW  
Floating device for harnessing swell energy by lateral overflow, said device being formed by hulls which converge in plan view and have a variable freeboard between which the waves propagate. The...
US20130207398 WAVE GENERATOR  
A wave power generator is provided, and, more particularly, a wave power generator, which has a simple structure leading to improved cost efficiency and high energy conversion rate and is able to...
US20110018277 HYDROKINETIC ELECTRICAL POWER GENERATION SYSTEM  
A Hydrokinetic Electrical Power Generation Station (HEPGS) is disclosed which converts unimpeded river, ocean and tidal flow currents into useful electrical power on a very large scale (>6 MW...
US20140042750 SEA ELECTRICITY ENERGY PRODUCTION DEVICE TO PRODUCE RENEWABLE ELECTRICITY  
A sea electricity energy production device has a submerged water gate for controlling a flow of sea water into the device, one or more paddle wheels that receive water flow through the water gate...
US20120193920 TIDAL POWER GENERATING MODULE AND TIDAL POWER GENERATION METHOD USING THE SAME  
Disclosed herein are a tidal power generating module and a tidal power generating method using the same. The tidal power generating module continuously generates power using compressed air and...
US20100308588 STABILIZATION OF TURBINES IN WATER  
The present invention relates to devices and methods for using weights and cables for stabilizing turbines in water by attaching them to the ocean floor.