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US20140096523 COMPRESSED AIR ENERGY SYSTEM INTEGRATED WITH GAS TURBINE  
An apparatus performs a power cycle involving expansion of compressed air utilizing high pressure (HP) and low pressure (LP) air turbines located upstream of a gas turbine. The power cycle...
US20140096504 COMPRESSED AIR ENERGY SYSTEM INTEGRATED WITH GAS TURBINE  
An apparatus performs a power cycle involving expansion of compressed air utilizing high pressure (HP) and low pressure (LP) air turbines located upstream of a gas turbine. The power cycle...
US20140102099 POWER GENERATION PLANT AND METHOD OF OPERATING A POWER GENERATION PLANT  
A power generation plant including a solar radiation receiver for heating a medium stream and a turbine assembly being arranged to receive the heated medium stream from the solar radiation...
US20110000213 METHOD AND SYSTEM INTEGRATING SOLAR HEAT INTO A REGENERATIVE RANKINE STEAM CYCLE  
A method to integrate collected solar thermal energy into the feedwater system of a Rankine cycle power plant is disclosed. This novelty uses a closed loop, single phase fluid system to collect...
US20130147197 Combined Cycle Solar Power Generation  
Combined cycle solar power generation is achieved using a primary cycle based on a solar receiver, such as a volumetric absorber, in which compressed air is heated by concentrated solar radiation,...
US20090266074 CONTINUOUS POWER SOURCE OF STEAM IN CIRCULATION, AND POWER REINFORCEMENT  
A first and any further number of pipe steamer devices are provided. Each pipe steamer device may include a ring which has a steam pipe connection opening, a steam pipe, a water pipe, and a...
US20100326075 COMPRESSED AIR ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM UTILIZING TWO-PHASE FLOW TO FACILITATE HEAT EXCHANGE  
A compressed-air energy storage system according to embodiments of the present invention comprises a reversible mechanism to compress and expand air, one or more compressed air storage tanks, a...
US20140075937 CASCADED POWER PLANT USING LOW AND MEDIUM TEMPERATURE SOURCE FLUID  
The present invention provides a method for operating a plurality of independent, closed cycle power plant modules each having a vaporizer comprising the steps of. serially supplying a medium or...
US20090077970 Electricity generation system based on nitrogen  
The present invention describes an electric energy generation system from liquid Nitrogen and its preferential use in the supply of consumers located in isolated regions of the electrical system...
US20070163260 Method for converting thermal energy into mechanical work  
The present invention relates to a method for converting thermal energy into mechanical work with the following steps: supply of a hot heat transfer medium to a first working chamber of a first...
US20100058761 FUEL GAS CONDITIONING SYSTEM  
A feed gas conditioner.
US20120297773 GASIFIER POWER PLANT AND MANAGEMENT OF WASTES  
Described herein are gradual oxidation systems that receive and process solid, liquid, or gaseous fuels. The system can include a solid fuel gasifier that extracts and cleans gas fuel from a solid...
US20140075970 Integrated Power, Cooling, and Heating Device and Method Thereof  
A heating, cooling, and power device includes a shaft and an expander coupled to the shaft to rotate the shaft. A first conduit is coupled to the expander and configured to transport a working...
US20110289941 BRAYTON CYCLE REGASIFICATION OF LIQUIEFIED NATURAL GAS  
A power plant including an apparatus for regasification of liquefied natural gas (LNG) is provided. The apparatus includes a compressor configured to pressurize a working fluid and a heat recovery...
US20070151247 Steam engine with convection boiler  
A STEAM ENGINE WITH CONVECTION BOILER is provided and is formed by an assembly in which there is present a compressor whose product is mixed with fuel, generating a flame that heats the water that...
US20120131920 PARALLEL CYCLE HEAT ENGINES  
Waste heat energy conversion cycles, systems and devices use multiple waste heat exchangers arranged in series in a waste heat stream, and multiple thermodynamic cycles run in parallel with the...
US20120055159 Method and apparatus for converting fluid heat energy to motive force  
An apparatus and a method, for converting fluid heat energy to motive force by the heating and pressurization of air, and for storing and delivering motive force to motive force users, which...
US20060156725 Power generation from solar and waste heat  
The invention relates to the generation of electricity and the ventilation of urban areas with the use of waste heat from air-conditioning systems, waste organic matter, fuel cells and wind. A...
US20150233266 AIR INDEPENDENT PROPULSION AND POWER GENERATION SYSTEM BASED ON EXOTHERMIC REACTION SOURCED THERMAL CYCLE  
An air independent propulsion and power generation system based on thermal cycle generated from continuous exothermic reaction cycle in a controlled volume space. An exothermic reactor utility for...
US20130219892 MODULAR ADSORPTION-ENHANCED COMPRESSED AIR ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM WITH REGENERATIVE THERMAL ENERGY RECYCLING  
A compressed air energy storage module including an integrated thermal energy storage and recovery apparatus is provided. The compressed air energy storage module contains no moving parts and is...
US20100043439 METHOD TO PRE-HEAT NATURAL GAS AT GAS PRESSURE REDUCTION STATIONS  
A method to pre-heat gas at gas Pressure Reducing Stations. A first step involve providing at least one electrical line heater having a flow path for passage of natural gas through electrical...
US20150059342 SYSTEM FOR STORING AND OUTPUTTING THERMAL ENERGY AND METHOD FOR OPERATING SAID SYSTEM  
A system for storing and outputting thermal energy and a method for operating the system are provided. The system operates according to the Brayton cycle, wherein a heat accumulator is charged by...
US20090313996 SYSTEM FOR DECONTAMINATING WATER AND GENERATING WATER VAPOR  
A system and method for decontaminating water and generating water vapor includes introducing contaminated water in to a vessel. The water is moved through a series of rotating trays alternately...
US20070193271 Methods of generating exergy  
The invention relates to a process for transforming energy into exergy by supplying heat to a vaporous working substance subjected to an expansion and compression cycle and by obtaining the exergy...
US20070186553 Thermo-driven engine  
A thermo-driven engine includes cylinders and at least one hydraulic motor. Each cylinder contains an air chamber and a hydraulic chamber therein. A piston is disposed between both chambers. The...
US20120102954 COMPRESSION/EXPANSION PROCESS THAT ALLOWS TEMPERATURE TO VARY INDEPENDENT OF PRESSURE  
Systems and methods are described herein to operate an air compression and/or expansion system in its most efficient regime, at a desired efficiency, and/or achieve a desired pressure ratio...
US20080072597 ELECTRICALLY CONDUCTIVE LIQUID PISTON ENGINE  
A liquid piston engine utilizing an electronically or electrically conductive liquid medium. A method is provided for utilizing the electrically conductive liquid piston engine.
US20090189040 Angular orientation device for solar panels  
There is provided an angular orientation device (1) for solar panels (2) and the like comprising at least one support structure (3) for the solar panel (2) suitable for supporting the same and for...
US20060059912 Vapor pump power system  
A power plant with at least two pressure vessels containing a hydraulic fluid. A heat exchanging assembly is in heat transferring association with the pressure vessels. The hydraulic conduit is...
US20110016864 ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM  
A compressed air energy storage (CAES) system encompassing direct heating. The compressed air energy storage system includes a compressor for compressing ambient air, an air storage reservoir, and...
US20130300120 HAFNIUM TURBINE ENGINE AND METHOD OF OPERATION  
A method of heating a gas by directing X-rays at a mass of hafnium 178 to induce gamma rays. The gamma rays are directed at a heat exchanging apparatus, resulting in a stream of heated gas. This...
US20110290636 METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR MANAGING HEAT ENERGY IN A FLUID PURIFICATION SYSTEM  
A method and system for managing heat energy in a fluid purification system is provided. Initially, air is compressed using one or more compressors to obtain a compressed hot air. Then one or more...
US20090277430 Open loop Brayton cycle for EGR cooling  
A system for reducing the temperature of waste heat from a waste heat source of a vehicle engine, including an open loop Brayton cycle having a cooler, a compressor, a turbine, and a shaft...
US20140060049 Heat Engine Shuttle Pump System and Method  
A heat engine including a novel method for transferring working fluid from the low pressure side of the cycle back to the high pressure side. The invention includes one or more transfer tanks...
US20120222424 COMPRESSOR AND/OR EXPANDER DEVICE  
An apparatus can include a pressure vessel that defines an interior region that can contain a liquid and/or a gas. A piston is movably disposed within the interior region of the pressure vessel. A...
US20080127648 ENERGY-CONVERSION APPARATUS AND PROCESS  
One embodiment of an energy-conversion apparatus includes a first container to contain working fluid under pressure, a first heat-transfer component in the first container, a second container to...
US20100263378 INSTALLATION AND METHOD FOR THE CONVERSION OF HEAT INTO MECHANICAL ENERGY  
An installation and method for the conversion of thermal energy into mechanical energy. The installation includes at least two closed containers, a converter for the conversion of flow energy into...
US20090308072 Solar Energy Conversion Using Brayton Cycle System  
A modified Brayton Cycle Engine employs solar radiation to heat a metal hydride material in a storage unit. Hydrogen driven from the metal hydride material is recombined with the material at a...
US20080216479 CLOSED LOOP EXPANDABLE GAS CIRCUIT FOR POWER GENERATION  
The invention relates to an apparatus that includes a first heat exchanger for heating a first heat transfer medium in a first form from a first temperature to a second higher temperature to...
US20140014583 METHOD OF CONVERTING THERMAL ENERGY INTO MECHANICAL ENERGY, AND AN APPARATUS THEREFOR  
The invention relates to a method of converting thermal energy into mechanical energy wherein a working liquid such as is evaporated to generate a stream of a working fluid. According to the...
US20090301089 System and Method for Rapid Isothermal Gas Expansion and Compression for Energy Storage  
The invention relates to systems and methods for rapidly and isothermally expanding gas in a cylinder. The cylinder is used in a staged hydraulic-pneumatic energy conversion system and includes a...
US20060230762 Control of a gas turbine with hot-air reactor  
A method for producing, on an SiC substrate, SiC homoepitaxial layers of the same polytype as the substrate. The layers are grown on a surface of the SiC substrate, wherein the surface is inclined...
US20110083435 APPARATUS FOR COMBUSTING A FUEL AT HIGH PRESSURE AND HIGH TEMPERATURE, AND ASSOCIATED SYSTEM  
A combustor apparatus is provided, comprising a mixing arrangement for mixing a carbonaceous fuel with enriched oxygen and a working fluid to form a fuel mixture. A combustion chamber is at least...
US20110100010 ADIABATIC COMPRESSED AIR ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM WITH LIQUID THERMAL ENERGY STORAGE  
An adiabatic compressed air energy storage (ACAES) system includes a compressor system, an air storage unit, and a turbine system. The ACAES system further includes a thermal energy storage (TES)...
US20100223924 HEAT ENGINE APPARATUS AND METHOD  
A heat engine apparatus for use in association with a borehole and a method of operating a heat engine in association with a borehole. The apparatus includes a first heat exchanger assembly in...
US20100199631 POWER PRODUCTION PROCESS WITH GAS TURBINE FROM SOLID FUEL AND WASTE HEAT AND THE EQUIPMENT FOR THE PERFORMING OF THIS PROCESS  
The power production process with a gas turbine where as primary power source solid fossil fuels, alternative fuels and wastes at their combustion with air or oxygen can be utilized. The operating...
US20150211386 Control of System with Gas Based Cycle  
System (2) for carrying out a gas based thermodynamic cycle in which a gas is compressed in at least one compressor (8) in one part of the cycle and is expanded in at least one expander (10)...
US20130074500 Method Of Converting Thermal Energy Into Mechanical Energy, And An Apparatus  
The present invention relates to a method of converting thermal energy into mechanical energy using a non-gaseous working medium present in an apparatus comprising a plurality of heat exchangers...
US20120036853 Adiabatic Compressed Air Energy Storage Process  
A compressed air energy storage system including a compressor adapted to receive a process gas and output a compressed process gas. A heat transfer unit may be coupled to the compressor and...
US20140060048 PROCESS AND APPARATUS FOR GENERATING WORK  
The invention relates to a process and apparatus (10) for generating work, the apparatus (10) comprising at least one circuit for processing a working fluid in a thermodynamic cycle and mounted in...

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