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8694173 Control of a wind power plant  
Methods for controlling a wind power plant that includes a plurality of wind turbines being operatively connected to a plant collector grid a power plant controller, a wind power plant, and a...
8692396 Apparatus and method for a hybrid system for harvesting magnetic and electrical energy  
A hybrid system for harvesting magnetic and electrical energy includes a substrate, at least one permanent magnet, and at least one coil of wire equal in number to the permanent magnet. Each...
8692399 Method for operating a wind power plant having a doubly-fed asynchronous machine and wind power plant having a doubly-fed asynchronous machine  
A wind energy plant and method for operating it, the plant having a doubly-fed asynchronous machine, a grid-sided converter and a generator-sided converter both being controlled by a control means....
8692404 Chained assembly of hydroelectric power generators  
A chained assembly of hydroelectric power generators is capable of generating electrical power from a moving body of water. The chained assembly comprises at least one anchoring stand and a...
8692395 Gravity power generating apparatus  
The present invention provides a gravity power generating apparatus comprising a set of a plurality of magnetic heavy objects; a generator for generating electrical power by rotating a rotor of the...
8690117 Water meter  
A meter includes an inlet for receiving a fluid and a housing defining a cylindrical chamber receiving the fluid from the inlet, wherein a chamber axis passes through a center of the cylindrical...
8692397 Mechanism for the conversion of vertical motion to translational or rotational motion  
A mechanism for the conversion of vertical motion to translational or rotational motion includes a substrate, at least one permanent magnet, at least one coil of wire, at least one inelastic...
8694169 System and method of controlling a wind turbine in a wind power plant  
The invention relates to a central controller adapted for controlling a number of wind turbines. The wind turbines being controlled and monitored by the central controller via a first monitoring...
8690477 System and method for generating energy from subsurface water currents  
Provided are, among other things, systems, methods and techniques for generating energy. According to one representative embodiment, a main housing includes an air chamber having an open bottom,...
8692406 Air-guiding carrier type wind power collection device  
An air-guiding carrier type wind power collection device includes a floating body and two air guiding tubes. The floating body includes a compartment filled with an uprising gas having a density...
8692398 Mobile environment-controlled unit having a magnetic sensor for a high-voltage alternating current bus  
The invention provides a mobile environment-controlled unit having a chassis, a compartment supported by the chassis, and an environmental-control system in environmental communication with the...
8694171 Wind-turbine-generator control system, wind farm, and wind-turbine-generator control method  
A wind-turbine control system is provided for each of a plurality of wind turbine generators constituting a wind farm, sends wind-turbine data about a controlled wind turbine generator to the...
8692405 Wind generator with folding mast  
Wind generator comprising a folding mast pivotally mounted about an articulation positioned at a location some way between the lower and upper ends of the mast. The mast is actuated by a ram which...
8692523 Power generation system and method with voltage fault ride-through capability  
A power generation system includes a generator mechanically coupled to a turbine to generate electrical power. The system includes a fault ride through system having a variable resistor and a...
8692401 Asymmetric mooring system for support of offshore wind turbines  
A mooring system for a semi-submersible platform includes buoyancy structures for providing buoyancy to the semi-submersible platform, mooring lines connected to the buoyancy structures, and...
8692403 Submarine power station and assembly thereof  
An installation method for an underwater power plant includes a nacelle comprising a nacelle housing having a first nacelle housing section, a water turbine including a drive connection to a drive...
8692402 Seaweed (sea-wave electrical energy dynamo)  
An electrical generator using ocean wave and current forces to spin a turbine mean and alternator connected together by a flexible shaft. An electrical generator that takes its inspiration from a...
8686580 Power control methods  
In an oscillating water column (OWC) assembly power may be generated based on a power reference that is derived from an estimate of the available mechanical power in the air turbine 2 or a measured...
8686582 Wave energy converter  
A wave energy converter (10) for extracting useful energy from wave motion. The converter (10) comprises an active float (12) that is arranged to float on the water, and being arranged to heave and...
8686579 Dual-range wireless controller  
Embodiments of the invention provide a unique interactive game that includes multiple dynamic layers in which a participant may complete a variety of challenges and/or tasks. For example, the...
8686577 Engine generator  
An engine generator for driving an air motor to energize an engine is provided which reduces an installation space and facility and running costs. The engine generator (EG) is attached to a fire...
8686578 Method and apparatus for storing energy  
An energy storage apparatus for storing energy transmitted by a power transmission line includes an elastically deformable component and an actuator-generator. The actuator-generator is coupled to...
8688301 Power converter  
In a power converter a controller determines that an AC motor is in an abnormal state when a voltage of each phase of the AC motor detected by a voltage detector is in an unbalanced state where the...
8688306 Systems and methods for vehicles with limited destination ability  
Aspects of the present disclosure relate generally to limiting the use of an autonomous or semi-autonomous vehicle by particular occupants based on permission data. More specifically, permission...
8684040 Reduction of vortex induced forces and motion through surface roughness control  
Roughness is added to the surface of a bluff body in a relative motion with respect to a fluid. The amount, size, and distribution of roughness on the body surface is controlled passively or...
8686583 Ocean wave-powered electric generator  
Provided is a power generating device that includes a weight suspended from a buoy via a zip-line and at least two gears disposed on said zip-line which are coupled to a drive shafts, which in turn...
8686586 Lighting micro hydraulic power generator  
A lighting micro hydraulic power generator includes a leaving water shell, a coil module, a lighting module, a fan, and an entering water cover. The leaving water shell has a container, a plurality...
8685254 Water alteration structure applications and methods  
A method is generally described which includes environmental alteration. The method includes determining a placement of at least one vessel capable of moving water to lower depths in the water via...
8686587 Power generator for booster amplifier systems  
A system to harvest energy from fluid flow includes: an outer body including a flowway; an inner sleeve rotatably coupled to the outer body; and a magnetostrictive material disposed proximate to...
8686581 Method for operating a wind turbine in the event of the occurrence of a grid fault with a voltage drop and such a wind turbine  
A method for operating a wind turbine when a grid fault with a voltage drop occurs. The turbine has a rotor with a rotor blade having an adjustable blade pitch angle, a generator connected to the...
8686719 Method for estimating the magnetization level of one or more permanent magnets established in one or more permanent magnet rotors of a wind turbine generator and wind turbine  
A method for estimating the magnetization level of one or more permanent magnets established in one or more permanent magnet rotors of a wind turbine generator includes the steps of: establishing...
8688281 Optimization of energy storage device usage in wind energy applications  
System, method, and computer program product for optimally scheduling energy storage devices in wind energy applications. The power production system includes an energy storage device configured to...
8686576 System and method for harvesting electrical energy by linear induction  
A linear induction generator for use in a weapon system comprising a matrix of coils, a matrix of magnets, a spindle assembly, a matrix of coils, and a dust cover there over. This generator is...
8686584 Hydro-electric generation method and system with saltwater flume for aquaculture  
Embodiments that generate electrical power via hydro-electric systems that employ man-made flumes configured to support saltwater aquaculture are disclosed. Various embodiments pump water, such as...
8688294 Supervisory control and data acquisition system for energy extracting vessel navigation  
A Supervisory Control And Data Acquisition (SCADA) system guides navigation of a vessel enabled to extract energy from wind and/or water currents primarily in offshore marine environments. An...
8686585 Kinetic energy generation device  
A kinetic energy generation device includes a rotation mechanism, a speed increaser coupled to the rotation mechanism, and a power generation element coupled to the speed increaser. The rotation...
8688282 Method and system for controlling a wind power plant comprising a number of wind turbine generators  
This invention relates to a method and a system for controlling a wind power plant to deliver power to the power network. A frequency of the power network is detected. A variation rate in the...
8686575 Energy collection  
An energy collection system may collect and use the energy generated by an electric field. Collection fibers are suspended from a support wire system supported by poles. The support wire system is...
8688286 Method for maintaining an optimal amount of energy derived from a power generation system in a storage device  
A method for controlling an amount of power delivered by a power source (16) to a power line (32). An energy storage unit (38) receives portions of energy generated by the source and provides...
8686742 Method and system for testing wind turbine plants  
The present invention relates to a method and a system for on-site and full-scale testing of wind turbine plants. In particular, the present invention relates to a method and a system applying...
8680699 Lighting system for pedicure spa  
A light kit in combination with a pump system. The light kit includes a coil and a LED, where power produce by the coil when exposed to a rotating magnetic field powers the LEDs. The pump has a...
8680701 Circuit and method for regulating a DC voltage applied between a first and second DC voltage terminal  
A circuit for regulating a DC voltage is provided. The circuit includes: a controllable switch system, a resistor, a first control circuit and a second control circuit. The controllable switch...
8677743 Wave energy extraction and accumulation system  
Invention for extraction and accumulation of energy from displacement of an agitated fluid includes buoyant body, camshaft, flywheel, and platforms. Buoyant body floats upon agitated fluid surface...
8679331 Water alteration structure movement method and system  
A structure described generally for altering one or more properties within a body of water includes a vessel configured to hold water. The vessel may have at least one wall. The at least one wall...
8678310 Ducted ram air generator assembly  
A ducted ram air turbine may be used to drive a generator to provide power to an aircraft. The ducted ram air turbine may be used in a pod attached to the aircraft, where the pod is fully powered,...
8680705 Vertical axis wind turbine  
Improved vertical axis wind turbine includes a rotor (1) arranged to rotate relative to a vertical axis integrated by a central body bearing a plurality of blades (3) connected to the central body...
8682517 Power supply system, vehicle with the same and charge/discharge control method  
A vehicle starts traveling in an EV travel mode. When a reset request is issued to a first power storage unit, current control is performed to discharge actively the first power storage unit. After...
8680700 Wind turbine having an active pitch angle control during an idling situation  
Wind turbine comprising: a tower (13) and a nacelle (21) housing a generator (19) driven by a wind rotor; measuring devices of at least wind speed V, generator speed Ω, pitch angle θi of each b...
8680728 Thermal shield for system for generating electric power  
A thermal shield for a system for generating electric power may include a sheet of material configured to be operably associated with an engine of the system for generating electric power such that...
8680694 Vibration energy harvester for converting mechanical vibrational energy into electrical energy  
A vibration energy harvester for converting mechanical vibrational energy into electrical energy, the vibration energy harvester comprising a device for generating electrical energy when subjected...