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US20120317970 Wave power plant  
The present invention relates to a plant for recovery and conversion of kinetic energy in bodies of water to mechanical or electrical energy. The plant comprises a float (3), a pump, a weight...
US20150013325 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...
US20140338321 NOVEL FLOATING EAGLE TYPE WAVE POWER GENERATING DEVICE WITH SEMI-SUBMERSIBLE CHARACTERISTIC  
A floating eagle type wave power generating device includes an eagle-head-shaped wave absorption floating body, a ship-shaped underwater appendage and a door-shaped support arm. The...
US20130318960 BUOYANCY POWER GENERATING APPARATUS  
A buoyancy power generating apparatus includes: a tank adapted to receive liquid therein; a buoyancy mechanism disposed in the tank and including a bladder support and a bladder supported on the...
US20140197642 GRAVITY AND BOUYANCY ENGINE DRIVEN GENERATOR  
An apparatus which generates electric power from a combination of gravity forces and the inherent buoyancy of the collapsible and expandable bellow skit chamber body immersed in a fluid thus the...
US20130036731 MODULE FOR RECOVERING ENERGY FROM MARINE AND FLUVIAL CURRENTS  
The present invention relates to a module for recovering energy contained in marine and fluvial currents comprising: at least one hydrodynamic float (1), at least one energy generator comprising...
US20130081388 WAVE POWERED BUOYANCY CONTROL SYSTEM FOR FLOATING WAVE POWER PLANTS  
A system for controlling the submersion of a floating section/body of a wave power plant includes a pump connected to a compressible fluid accumulator and a ballast chamber. The pump is arranged...
US20140345262 METHOD AND A WAVE-POWER AGGREGATE TO EXTRACT ENERGY FROM WAVE MOTION IN A FLUID AND THE USE OF A WAVE-POWER AGGREGATE  
The present invention relates to a wave-power aggregate and a method of extracting energy from wave motion in a liquid by means of a wave-power aggregate. The wave-power aggregate comprises a...
US20100000212 Pulley system powered by loss of buoyancy  
The Pulley System Powered by Loss of Buoyancy is a design to configure a buoyant vessel, a pulley, and a counter-weight such that they form a system that can produce a positive work output that...
US20120247096 Wave energy converter with asymmetrical float  
A wave energy converter (WEC) having an asymmetrically shaped float and a spar which move relative to each other in response to the waves. The asymmetrical float has one side longer than the...
US20110006531 FREE FLOATING WAVE ENERGY CONVERTER  
A wave energy converter includes a flexible pipe and an inlet. The flexible pipe floats on the water surface, following the wave form. Slugs of water and air enter, one after the other, through...
US20130076039 Wave Power Plant  
A wave power plant is configured to convert energy from a wave motion in a fluid, particularly sea water, into a rotation or rotational energy. The particles of the fluid describe a circulating...
US20120285544 METHOD FOR OPERATING A BUOYANT BODY OF A WAVE POWER PLANT AND A WAVE POWER PLANT  
Method for maneuvering a buoyant body of a wave power converter having a mechanical-electric, mechanical-hydraulic or piezo-electric energy converter which is arranged in the sea under the buoyant...
US20090084106 C.I.P for patent application number -- 11/906,464  
The amount of buoyancy a object has is based on the amount of liquid the object displaces, and the weight of the object. If a submersed object increases in size its buoyancy increases, and if a...
US20110083430 ENGINE FOR ENERGY CONVERSION  
An engine for converting thermal energy to kinetic energy is provided. The engine includes a body of fluid having a first zone and a second zone, a thermal energy source thermally connected to the...
US20150040556 ZERO EMISSIONS POWER PLANT  
An engine with low rpm and high torque from a combination of gravity forces and the inherent buoyancy as energy of a hollow body is formed immersed in a fluid. The engine includes pair of track...
US20080256944 Adiabatic D1D3 Isochoric D3 D2 Isothermal D2 D1  
Method will provide a way to move an object—bellows—into a liquid, object—bellows—will experience a sum of buoyancy as it move into liquid. Object—bellows—will then experience a new different sum...
US20100232988 TETHERED AIRFOIL METHODS AND SYSTEMS  
The present invention relates to methods and compositions for power generation using a tethered airfoil. In particular, the present invention provides a cost effective, environmentally friendly...
US20120198833 GRAVITY AND BUOYANCY ENGINE  
One example embodiment includes a gravity and buoyancy engine. The gravity and buoyancy engine includes a ball drop, wherein the ball drop is configured to release a ball to fall under the force...
US20080264056 Hydraulic buoyancey kinetic energy apparatus  
A hydraulic buoyancy kinetic energy apparatus includes a water tank filled with water and an air storage hood is merged in the water. Two buoys are movably connected to the two slippery pillars...
US20120167562 DISPLACEMENT DRIVE  
A mass displacement drive has at least two corresponding arms and a chamber located at a distal end of each arm, each chamber having a piston moveable therein. A fluid, which may be a gas such as...
US20100307149 HYDRODYNAMIC ENERGY GENERATION SYSTEM  
An energy generation system comprising at least one shaft, buoyant means associated with, and movable relative to, said at least one shaft, wherein movement of the buoyant means relative to said...
US20090293472 Apparatus and process for recovering energy from bouyancy and gravitational forces  
An apparatus and process for capturing power or mechanical work from the kinetic energy of a moving vessel driven by buoyancy and gravitational forces. The apparatus comprises a main tank, a...
US20140208736 Force transfer device  
A device which utilizes buoyancy and draws all or a majority of the energy required to make it function from gravity and is able to convert more of that energy into usable force than is required...
US20060156718 Buoyancy Motor  
The frame structure contains a main shaft, which turns a rotor hence turning four main bearings by using the force of buoyancy. On the lower section of the frame there is a ball-limiting guide,...
US20080092535 SYSTEMS AND METHODS USING GRAVITY AND BUOYANCY FOR PRODUCING ENERGY  
A system for producing energy includes expandable vessels that are submerged in a liquid. The vessels are collapsible for sinking in the liquid due to gravitational forces and are expandable for...
US20100024413 ENGINE FOR ENERGY CONVERSION  
An engine is powered by a hot liquid zone and a cold liquid zone. A plurality of fluid-tight containers, each which contains a working fluid which expands when exposed to the hot liquid zone and...
US20120060489 Well Buoyancy Elevator and Conveyor Power Apparatus and Method  
Systems and methods for generating, converting, and/or storing power under the ground level are disclosed. A well buoyancy power system includes a well adapted to hold a liquid and sealed to hold...
US20120297760 Methods and Systems for Power Generation By Changing Density of A Fluid  
A method for generating energy from low-density fluids is provided. The method includes placing a first object in a first portion of fluid having a first density, injecting low-density fluids into...
US20100259048 Apparatus for extracting energy from flowing water  
Apparatus (10) for extracting energy from flowing water typically a tidal stream flow, the apparatus including a float assembly (41) having pair of spaced buoyant bodies (42) between which an...
US20100229545 Energy Extraction Method and Apparatus  
A method and apparatus for extracting energy from wind and wave motion using a common floating platform comprising a ship hull (10) which is moored in an offshore location and which supports wind...
US20120060490 Hydraulic Power Apparatus  
An apparatus and method for providing hydraulic power to a turbine generator. A neutrally buoyant wheel having radially opposed first and second containment chambers is suspended in a reservoir...
US20150211479 Buoyancy-driven Kinetic Energy Generating Apparatus and Method for Generating Kinetic Energy by Using the Same  
A buoyancy-driven kinetic energy generating apparatus includes a base having a tank. A rotor includes a rotor body rotatably received in the tank. At least one float telescopes relative to the...
US20100115940 Apparatus and process for recovering energy from bouyancy and gravitational forces  
An apparatus and process for capturing power or mechanical work from the kinetic energy of a moving vessel driven by buoyancy and gravitational forces. The apparatus is capable of bifurcating the...
US20150013326 POWER GENERATING APPARATUS  
Power generating apparatus comprising a deep liquid container having a deep liquid therein, an endless rotatable loop element at least in part in the deep liquid container, and configured to be...
US20120131914 Power Generation System  
A system for generating power is described. The system comprises a gas compressor, a reservoir for storing compressed gas and an apparatus adapted to be located within a body of a liquid. The...
US20170184071 MODULAR PLATFORM FOR OFFSHORE CONSTRUCTIONS WITH A STABILIZED STRUCTURE AND THE RECOVERY OF WATER WAVE ENERGY  
The modular platform for offshore constructions, composed of more than two separate buoyancy elements partially immersed in water, which move along with the water wave movement and which, in the...
US20170152831 WATER WAVE-TYPE POWER GENERATING DEVICE  
A water wave-type power generating device is mounted on a shore, and includes a hub, a power generating unit, a transmitting track unit surrounding and movable relative to the hub along an endless...
US20170074234 Buoyancy Driven Kinetic Energy Generating Apparatus and Method of Generating Kinetic Energy by the Apparatus  
A buoyant kinetic energy apparatus, used for solving the problem that the kinetic energy generation efficiency of an existing buoyant kinetic energy apparatus is low, comprises: a base (1),...
US20160208770 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR GENERATING POWER USING BUOYANCY  
A power generator may generate power using buoyancy having a fluid column contained by a tank having a sealable drain and a piston having a substantially hollow interior capable of being filled...
US20160169189 ENGINE FOR CONVERSION OF THERMAL ENERGY TO KINETIC ENERGY  
An engine for converting thermal energy to kinetic energy is provided. The engine includes a first zone and a second zone and a movable loop, which extends between the first zone and the second...
US20160146179 EXTRACTION OF GRAVITATIONAL FIELD ENERGY  
This invention introduces a system that enables to convert the gravitational field energy into electrical, mechanical, and/or other power form of usable energy in any location on Earth. This...
US20160053738 DEPLOYMENT SYSTEM  
A wave energy conversion system for harnessing wave energy in a body of water and converting the harnessed wave energy to pressurised fluid, and also a method of deploying such a wave energy...
US20160017859 UNDERWATER DEVICE  
A pod of an ocean current power generation device which is serving as an underwater floating-type underwater device is provided with a ballast tank and an air storage tank. When discharging water...
US20150330357 GENERATING ENERGY FROM CHANGES IN ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE  
A system and method for generating energy by exploiting changes in atmospheric pressure. A system is provided that includes a pair of submerged vessels, each vessel containing a fluid; a mechanism...
US20150308401 Apparatus, System and Method for Raising Water Using a Container  
An apparatus, system, and method for raising water using containers is provided. The system includes a first frame ascendable and descendible within a body of water. At least one container is...

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