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8866316 Tunable vibration energy harvester and method  
In one embodiment, an energy harvester is provided. The energy harvester includes, an energy conversion device configured to convert vibrational energy to electrical energy, a mass coupled to the...
8866318 Method for controlling the generation of electricity applied to an aircraft gas turbine, and device implementing such a method  
A method improving acceleration efficiency of a gas generator of a gas turbine by reducing take-up of electric power, during transition phases, to conserve a sufficiently large surge margin for an...
8866434 System and method for controlling a turbine blade  
A control system for a turbine blade, including: an operational control element for generating and outputting an operational control signal, the operational control signal for non-emergency...
8866315 Underwater electricity generation module provided with a base  
The invention relates to an underwater electricity generation module provided with a base. The electricity generation module is of the type that comprises an elongate cylindrical casing (12)...
8866322 Atmospheric measurement system  
A magnitude and direction, or a measure responsive thereto, of a velocity (V) of a first portion (17) of an atmosphere (20) are determined from at least first and second portions of scattered...
8866328 System and method for generated power from wave action  
Wave energy conversion systems are provided utilizing a mass of water entrained in a collapsible water mass enclosure that is suspended beneath a float (e.g., a vehicle, buoy, platform, etc.) to...
8866323 Method and arrangement for responding to a grid event, such as fast under frequency combining demand response, inertial response and spinning reserve  
A method for controlling a wind power plant in case of a frequency drop in a utility grid to which the wind turbines are connected is provided. The method includes combining demand response,...
8866321 Articulated-raft/rotary-vane pump generator system  
An apparatus and method for generating electricity from ocean wave energy by using a floating device having a first portion that is movably coupled to a second portion. A hydraulic pump is coupled...
8866317 Broadband vibrational energy harvesting  
A system that converts environmental vibrational energy into electrical energy includes a transducer that undergoes oscillating movement in response to the vibrational energy in order to produce...
8866338 Method and apparatus for improving power generation in a thermal power plant  
A method and apparatus for improving power generation in a thermal power plant. A dynamic reactive compensation system is provided and is connected to a high voltage bus or a generator bus of the...
8863511 Wave and water energy converter mounted on bridge supports  
This is a low-cost, ingenious, high-efficiency energy producing system from hydrokinetic energy in water waves, currents and tides. Cost advantages are due to the use of existing bridge structures...
8860357 Universal power generating system  
A universal power generating system, having a rechargeable battery bank with a plurality of rechargeable batteries; a computer; and an outside power source. The outside power source has a shaft,...
8860239 Wind or water energy installation  
A wind or water energy installation for generating electrical energy, an installation having at least one propeller and at least one generator including at least one rotor, at least one stator and...
8860235 Starter machine system and method  
Embodiments of the invention provide a starter machine control system including an electronic control unit. The electronic control unit can be in communication with one or more sensors. The...
8860382 Method for damping torsional oscillations in a drive train component  
A method for damping torsional oscillations in a drive train component, in particular a gearbox, in particular in a power production plant, includes adjusting a load on the output side in the...
8858155 Method and system for aligning a wind turbine component  
The invention relates to a method of aligning a wind turbine component with a wind turbine rotor hub, comprising providing the component with a support comprising at least one adjustable element...
8860240 Wind wing electrical generator  
The Wind Wing Electric Generator is a apparatus for inexpensively converting oscillating rotating mechanical energy into electrical energy.
8860237 System and method of selecting wind turbine generators in a wind park for curtailment of output power to provide a wind reserve  
In one aspect, a method of selecting wind turbine generators in a wind park for curtailment of output power to provide a wind reserve comprises providing a wind park comprised of a plurality n of...
8860234 Systems and methods for harvesting vibrational energy from vehicles  
Disclosed are methods, systems and apparatuses for harvesting vibrational energy from vehicles, as well as methods for locating vibrational energy on a vehicle. One harvesting apparatus comprises...
8857182 Power generation through artificial transpiration  
A method and apparatus for transporting a fluid wherein a pressure difference for causing transport of the fluid to occur is generated by membrane, which may include a network of pores, preferably...
8859928 Multi-stage compressor in a plasma cutter  
Systems and methods are provided for a torch power system using a multi-stage compressor. In one embodiment, a system includes a torch power unit that includes a compressor having multiple...
8860236 Wind energy power conversion system reducing gearbox stress and improving power stability  
A wind energy power conversion system includes a gearbox, a generator, an AC to DC power converter, a DC link, and a DC to AC power converter, and at least one ultracapacitor module connected in...
8860238 Method and device for handling, in particular for repairing or replacing, busbars on wind power plants  
A method for handling busbars on wind power plants in which a power connection between a generator device disposed in an upper region of the wind power plant and a substation located at a base...
8862355 Method and system for engine control  
Systems and methods are provided for restarting an engine that can be selectively deactivated during idle-stop conditions. In one embodiment, current is directed to a starter motor and an electric...
8853881 Split venturi ring maglev generator turbine  
A turbine assembly includes a split venturi shroud with two halves in hinged engagement about a vertical hinge axis that bisects the venturi shroud, a split clam jacket with two halves each...
8853874 Wind power plant and method for controlling the operation of a wind power plant  
A wind power turbine with a wind rotor which operates at variable speeds, a generator that can operate at a constant speed and an electric machine that can operate at a variable speeds, which are...
8853870 Vibration energy conversion device  
Some embodiments relate to an energy conversion device comprising: a casing; a magnet disposed in the casing: an object in the casing attracted to the magnet and free to move relative to the...
8853869 Wheel-mounted electric generator  
An electric generator includes a wheel coupled to an axle of a vehicle which includes battery. A rotator is fixedly mounted to the wheel and includes a series of magnets positioned so that the...
8853877 System and method for controlling a wind farm  
A method for controlling a wind farm having a power output constraint is disclosed. The method may include operating a plurality of wind turbines within the wind farm. Each wind turbine may...
8853883 System and methods for starting a prime mover of a power system  
A power system includes a prime mover drivingly connected to an electric motor/generator. The power system may also include a first electrical energy storage device and a second electrical energy...
8853871 Roller, in particular track roller or carrying roller for cableway systems  
A roller, in particular track roller or a carrying roller for use in a cableway system is formed with a cylindrical tubular piece that is located radially on the inside, two annular bearings that...
8854794 Mobile electricity generator using solar panels  
A mobile electricity generator comprising a telescopic boom, a first retractable support leg, and a base. The telescopic boom comprises a first end and a second end. A wind turbine is attached to...
8853873 Power generator  
An electrical power generator assembly (10a) for using kinetic energy from a flowing fluid (12) to generate electrical power. The electrical power generator (10a) includes a blade assembly (14)...
8853882 Energy generating installation  
Disclosed is an energy generating installation, especially a wind power station, including a drive shaft, a generator (8) and a differential transmission (11 to 13) provided with three drives or...
8853875 Wind power generation system and method for controlling excitation synchronous generator thereof  
A stand-alone wind power generation system and a method for controlling an excitation synchronous generator thereof are provided. In this method, an input wind power is transformed into an...
8854015 Current controller and generator system  
A current controller for controlling plural stator currents of plural stator windings of an electrical machine, in particular a generator, is provided, wherein the plural windings are separately...
8853880 Eddy carrier type wind power collection device  
An eddy carrier type wind power collection device includes a floating body and two air guiding tubes. The floating body including a compartment filled with an uprising gas having a density lower...
8853879 System and method for downhole power generation and selective interruption of a magnetic field  
A technique facilitates generation of electric power in well environments. The technique involves combining a cooperating stator and rotor assembly to create an electromagnetic generator. The...
8853872 Water-based data center  
A system includes a cooling water intake conduit having a water intake in a submerged area of an open natural body of water, a first water-to-water heat exchanger having a first side in fluid...
8853878 Gas turbine engine with multiple load outputs  
A gas turbine engine includes a compressor, a combustor, a turbine, a power turbine shaft, and a gas producer shaft. The compressor includes a compressor rotor assembly including a plurality of...
8853876 Switching-based control for a power converter  
A method for operating a power generation system that supplies power for application to a load is disclosed. The method may generally include receiving, at a power converter, an alternating...
8847417 Combination heater and electrical generator system and related methods  
The invention is directed to a combination heater and electrical generator designed to allow continual use of the heating system in the absence of an external source of electricity. The system...
8847425 Hybrid energy harvesting device and fixed threshold power production  
Systems and methods for harvesting energy including a turbine having a base, at least two protruding blades, and a center portion. The turbine base is configured to be rotatable and connected to...
8847424 Wind turbine with sealed off stator chamber  
A wind turbine having a wind turbine tower with a nacelle; a wind turbine rotor hub with at least one rotatably mounted wind turbine blade; a shaft coupled to the wind turbine rotor hub and a...
8847418 Tidal power plant and method for operating said tidal power plant  
The invention relates to a flow power plant, comprising a water turbine having torsionally rigid rotor blades, a drive train connected to the water turbine, which at least indirectly drives an...
8845231 Run-of river power plant  
The invention concerns a run-of-river power plant with the following components or features: at least one module or several stand-alone modules, which are arranged close to one another in the flow...
8847423 Wind power generating apparatus and wind blade structure  
A wind blade structure includes a wind blade frame (3), wind blade shafts (5, 6, 24) provided in the wind blade frame (3), movable blades (4) and blade stoppers (23). The blade stoppers (23) are...
8847421 Subsystems for a water current power generation system  
Various subsystems for a submerged or waterborne system used to generate power derived from fast-moving water currents using an induction-type generator system equipped with one or more fin-ring...
8847420 Device for generating electrical energy by harnessing the energy of waves  
A device for generating electrical energy by harnessing the energy of waves includes an enveloping housing (1) divided into: a lower air chamber (23) containing a generator (14) and a high tonnage...
8847117 Method of stabilizing thermal resistors  
There is described a method for stabilizing a post-trimming resistance of a thermally isolated electrical component made from a thermally mutable material, the method comprising: generating at...