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US20130320929 SELF-CONTAINED POWER SUPPLY  
Disclosed are various embodiments for a self-contained power supply. A container is configured to be placed separate from a powered structure, such as a house or place of business. The container...
US20140098525 Incremental Portable Power Station System  
An incremental portable power station system for providing power when no permanent power source is available. The system includes a set of removable, rechargeable batteries that are easily...
US20130241492 POWER SUPPLY CIRCUIT AND BASE STATION  
A power supply circuit comprising: a load; a resistor coupled the load; a first secondary battery; a second secondary battery; a switch configured to switch between a first state in which the...
US20110316473 Charging Device for Alkaline Battery  
A charging device includes a hand-operated generating circuit, a steady-state voltage circuit electrically connected with the hand-operated generating circuit, a pulse charging circuit...
US20140327405 System and Method for Enhancing the Cost-efficiency of Rechargeable Battery Systems  
A modular battery system includes at least one lithium polymer battery for both mobile and stationary applications. The mobile applications include an electric car and the stationary applications...
US20140239903 POWER CONVERSION DEVICE HAVING BATTERY HEATING FUNCTION  
A power conversion device having a battery heating function includes a battery, a bidirectional converter including a first circuit unit coupled between the battery and a DC link, a switch between...
US20130154568 Balancing Power Supply and Demand  
A method and apparatus to balance adapter power supply and computing device power demand. In one embodiment, power to/from battery pack(s) maybe controlled by adjusting the output voltage of the...
US20130038291 POWER SUPPLY SYSTEM FOR ELECTRIC LOADS  
A system includes an alternating current (AC) power supply for supplying AC power to at least one load circuit; and a backup power supply connected to the AC power supply. The backup power supply...
US20110279086 BATTERY PACK  
A battery pack includes a plurality of batteries; a circuit unit for controlling charging and discharging operations of the plurality of batteries; a case for containing the plurality of batteries...
US20140191726 System and Method for Powering and Monitoring an Automated Battery Powered Dispenser  
A system and method for powering and monitoring use of battery powered automated dispensers is provided. In one embodiment, a pseudo battery assembly comprised of a pseudo battery and a plurality...
US20120043938 METHOD FOR CONTROLLING AN ELECTRIC ACCUMULATOR UNIT  
A power system has a generator, a variable load, and an electrical accumulator unit. The electrical accumulator unit stores power when the generator generates excess power, and supplements power...
US20120229092 BATTERY PACK AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING THE SAME  
A battery pack and an electronic device are disclosed. The battery pack includes a battery for storing electric energy, and a non-contacting discharging unit for receiving the stored electric...
US20140266057 BATTERY CAPABLE OF WITHSTANDING THE EFFECTS OF LIQUID SUBMERSION  
A battery (30) includes a circuit (164, 234, 260) the selectively ties the cells (32) to the contacts (78, 80). If signals present at the contacts indicate the battery may be short circuited, the...
US20120286736 BATTERY MODULE AND METHOD FOR DETERMINING BATTERY ID AND TEMPERATURE  
A battery module for a portable electronic device is disclosed. The battery module is connected with the portable electronic device with at least three contacts. The battery module includes a...
US20110062912 ENERGY AND POWER MANAGEMENT INTEGRATED CIRCUIT DEVICE  
Provided is an energy and power management integrated circuit (IC) device. The energy and power management IC device includes a plurality of energy conversion devices for harvesting energy from...
US20110148346 Automatic Cycle Storage System, Cycle For Such a System and Docking Structure For Such a Cycle  
Automatic cycle storage system comprising cycles each comprising a battery, and fixed docking structures to which the cycles can be locked and each comprising an electric power storage device...
US20110125417 STRUCTURAL HEALTH MONITORING SYSTEM HAVING INTEGRATED POWER SUPPLY  
A self-sufficient structural health monitoring system that can monitor a structure without need for external power input. Embodiments of the invention provide a structural health monitoring system...
US20100060235 DRIVING OF A PHASE MODULE BRANCH OF A MULTILEVEL CONVERTER  
A method for charging and/or discharging energy storage devices is performed in a multilevel converter including at least one phase module branch having a series circuit of submodules each with at...
US20110285353 ACTIVE MATERIAL FOR NON-AQUEOUS-SYSTEM SECONDARY BATTERY AND NON-AQUEOUS-SYSTEM SECONDARY BATTERY  
An active material for non-aqueous-system secondary battery according to the present invention is characterized in that it comprises a mixture of an alkali metal salt and a transition metal, and...
US20120025771 SWELLING MANAGEMENT IN BATTERIES FOR PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICES  
The disclosed embodiments provide a system that manages use of a battery in a portable electronic device. During operation, the system monitors a cycle number of the battery during use of the...
US20140239904 COMPACT STRUCTURE OF BATTERY UNIT  
A battery unit is provided which includes a storage case, a battery, a control board, and a pressing mechanism. The battery is disposed in the storage case and pressed by the pressing mechanism...
US20140077766 CHARGING/DISCHARGING SUPPORT DEVICE  
A charging/discharging support center provides normal power sales/purchase price information, including a power purchase price of power purchased to charge a battery of a vehicle and a power sales...
US20110156651 POWER TRANSFER SYSTEM FOR A RECHARGEABLE BATTERY  
An apparatus and method for transferring energy between a rechargeable battery and a power distribution network. The minimum final energy level may be determined at least in part from the...
US20130093381 ENERGY SAVING CABLE ASSEMBLY  
A power charger circuit converts input energy to DC output energy, with the input energy flowing in a first direction such as via a cable having multiple conductors to provide the output energy,...
US20140266054 ENERGY STORAGE PEAK SHAVING OF ELECTRICAL POWER FOR FACILITIES  
A method of shaving peak power consumption by a facility includes determining a target peak demand setpoint for a facility and measuring power consumed by the facility. An electrical storage...
US20130314048 BATTERY DEVICE, BATTERY MANAGEMENT METHOD, AND ELECTRONIC APPARATUS  
The present technique relates to a battery device, a battery management method, and an electronic apparatus that can easily manage a battery device formed with a large number of battery cells....
US20110309799 System and Method for Extending the Usable Capacity of a Battery Pack  
Systems and methods for extending the useable capacity of a battery pack are disclosed. In one example, flyback transformers supply charge to lower capacity battery cells to extend battery output.
US20130271083 ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM FOR SUPPLYING POWER TO LOADS OF A DRILLING RIG  
A system for supplying power to a drilling rig has an engine/generator with an output line so as to transfer power therefrom, an energy storage system connected to the engine/generator, and a load...
US20110031931 METHOD AND APPARATUS FOR PROVIDING POWER TO A MARINE VESSEL  
A system and a method for providing power to a marine vessel and, more particularly to a tugboat is disclosed. The system includes diesel engines and generators and batteries which can be charged...
US20130033232 STORAGE BATTERY DEVICE  
According to one embodiment, an AC blocking filter is provided between charging/discharging terminals of a storage battery and an inverter that converts a DC output of the storage battery to an AC...
US20140247015 BATTERY OF PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE AND OPERATING METHOD THEREOF  
A battery is provided. The battery includes a battery cell, a connector, a universal serial bus, a first micro control unit and a second micro control unit. The connector has an enable pin for...
US20150035493 BI-DIRECTIONAL SWITCHING REGULATOR AND CONTROL CIRCUIT THEREOF  
The present invention discloses a bi-directional switching regulator and a control circuit thereof. The bi-directional switching regulator includes a power stage, an operation circuit controlling...
US20150207347 STORAGE BATTERY DEVICE  
A voltage measurement unit (200) measures the voltage value between both ends of each of batteries (101-1) to (101-n). A control unit (300) determines whether or not the batteries (101-1) to...
US20130141045 ELECTRICALLY RECHARGEABLE, DUAL CHEMISTRY, BATTERY SYSTEM FOR USE IN PLUG-IN OR HYBRID ELECTRIC VEHICLES  
An apparatus, method and system are disclosed, relating to a dual-chemistry battery subsystem having different battery chemistries and performance properties, and relating to an algorithm of...
US20110109271 NON-ISOLATED CHARGER WITH BI-POLAR INPUTS  
Systems and methods are provided for an uninterruptable power supply having a positive DC bus, a neutral DC bus, and a negative DC bus. The uninterruptible power supply includes a battery charger...
US20130113429 BATTERY PACK, BATTERY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, AND BATTERY SYSTEM  
A battery pack includes a battery module including a battery cell and configured to perform a first identification function for enabling a device outside the battery module to recognize...
US20110260690 ELECTRIC ACCUMULATORS HAVING SELF REGULATED BATTERY WITH INTEGRATED BI-DIRECTIONAL POWER MANAGEMENT AND PROTECTION  
A power management system may comprise a generative power source, a main bus between the generative power source and electrical loads, a energy accumulator and a main bi directional power...
US20100320971 Portable charging power system for battery-powered devices  
A portable power system which contains a battery, which is intended for use as a power source for charging the batteries of portable electronics devices or for powering other electrical systems....
US20140002027 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR REGULATING BATTERY OPERATION  
Method, system, and programs for regulating battery operation. A signal indicative of an atmospheric pressure outside a battery is first obtained. Based on the obtained signal, one or more...
US20120268074 POWER SYSTEM FOR HIGH TEMPERATURE APPLICATIONS WITH RECHARGEABLE ENERGY STORAGE  
A power system adapted for supplying power in a high temperature environment is disclosed. The power system includes a rechargeable energy storage that is operable in a temperature range of...
US20120056588 Use of Battery Energy for Power Grid Optimization and Electric Vehicle Charging  
The use of battery cells to store energy for EV charging and grid optimization and regulation service. The major components of the system and the benefits of such concept are also described.
US20130328529 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR BALANCING MULTI-CELL BATTERY SYSTEMS  
A battery balancing system including two battery modules connected in series, wherein each module is coupled to a balancing circuit. The balancing circuit is selectively operable between two...
US20110296218 BATTERY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME, AND ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM INCLUDING THE BATTERY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM  
A battery management system (BMS), a method of controlling the same, and an energy storage system including the battery management system. The BMS may reduce costs by stably supplying power to an...
US20140125288 ENERGY STORE AND METHOD OF CHARGING OR DISCHARGING AN ENERGY STORE  
An energy store is provided having a first electrode, a second electrode, an electrolyte in between, a first redox pair having a first oxidation reactant and a first oxidation product, and a...
US20120139494 Battery protection circuit and method of controlling same  
A battery protection circuit and a method of controlling the same. The battery protection circuit includes a fuse blowing path connected in parallel to at least a portion of a high-current path...
US20130221926 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR BATTERY MANAGEMENT  
In accordance with an embodiment, a bi-directional charging circuit has a battery coupling node output configured to be coupled to a battery cell, an input coupled to a common node of the battery...
US20150048785 METHODS OF EXTENDING THE LIFE OF BATTERY  
Methods for extending the life of a battery output regulated voltages from output terminals configured to interface with input terminals of battery powered devices. A method includes receiving a...
US20130257321 Battery System, Method for Charging Battery Modules, and Method for Balancing Battery Modules  
A battery system has a battery with a plurality of battery modules which can be selectively activated or deactivated by means of actuation, wherein, in the activated state, the battery module...
US20110193527 Lithium Battery Module  
A lithium battery module with multiple-cells connected in parallel is disclosed. The lithium battery module comprises a battery management unit, a power converter (optional) and each cell with an...
US20130249492 BATTERY PACK AND METHOD OF CONTROLLING THE SAME  
A battery pack for starting an engine having an idle stop & go (ISG) system in which the engine is repeatedly stopped and restarted to conserve fuel. This battery pack includes: a rechargeable...