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8704398 Electric generator and process for assembling a wind turbine equipped with the generator  
A generator having a rotor which comprises rotor excitation element-carrying modules, for example magnets, radially movable in relation to the generator shaft in such a manner, when in their...
8698331 Bidirectional axial flow turbine with self-pivoting blades for use in wave energy converter  
A bidirectional axial flow turbine with self-pivoting blades is provided for use in a central opening of submerged horizontally-aligned structure forming a wave energy conversion device. Entry and...
8698328 Mechanical energy harvester  
Embodiments of an apparatus for harvesting electrical power from fluid motion are described. The apparatus includes a magnetostrictive component having an internal pre-stressed magnetostrictive...
8696302 Wind turbine comprising a main bearing and method for replacement of the main bearing  
A wind turbine is provided comprising a rotatable main shaft having a centre axis and being at least indirectly connected to a wind turbine rotor of the turbine and a main bearing supporting the...
8698330 Portable inverter power generation apparatus with resonance speed control  
In a portable inverter power generation apparatus, a rectifying circuit converts AC electric power generated by an electric generator into DC electric power, and an inverter circuit converts the DC...
8698334 Wind park, method of correcting voltage imbalances, and wind turbine  
A wind park, a method of correcting voltage imbalances, and a wind turbine are provided. The wind park includes at least one wind turbine; a transformer coupled between the at least one wind...
8698343 Stationary equipment  
The present invention aims to provide a stationary equipment installed in a sealed space on a space-saving basis and having a favorable cooling efficiency. The stationary equipment includes an...
8698342 Wind turbine generating apparatus  
A wind turbine generating apparatus includes a rotor head that rotates upon receiving outside wind on a wind turbine blade, a generator that generates electricity, and a nacelle interior air...
8698339 Rescue and emergency power method and system  
The present invention provides methods and systems for a power generation system, including an inlet for introducing a liquid into the system, an inlet pipe for carrying the liquid introduced to...
8698333 Flush valve hydrogenerator  
A power generating device for use with a plumbing fixture includes: a volute configured to receive water from a water supply pipe; a stator having a plurality of blades positioned around a...
8698341 Wind turbine with discretely variable diameter gear box  
A wind turbine includes a rotor shaft having thereon rotor blades exposed to wind energy, a first stage gear set on the rotor shaft, a discretely variable ratio gear set coupled to the first stage...
8698337 Matrix sea wave power generating device  
A matrix sea wave power generating device includes a plurality of power generating units positioned to form a matrix, wherein each of the power generating units includes a floating member, a...
8698335 Low cost current source converters for power generation application  
A system comprising low cost topology for power converter systems is provided. The system takes advantage of the voltage-boost characteristic of a current source inverter (CSI) and utilizes a PWM...
8698340 Wind power system  
A wind power generation system is presented that includes a number of wind power generation units on the supporting tower, each wind power generation unit is formed by one vertical axis wind rotor...
8695321 Gas turbine control apparatus and control method for generating an electric motor torque instruction based on the detected exhaust gas temperature  
A control apparatus for controlling a compressor driven by a driving unit generating driving power by a gas turbine and an electric motor includes: a temperature detection section for detecting an...
8698329 Apparatuses and methods for using energy harvesting for variable shock absorption in a prosthetic device  
An apparatus for harvesting energy from motion of a prosthetic limb, wherein the prosthetic limb has motion in at least one degree of freedom, may include a piston configured to receive an input...
8698332 Deep water power generation system and apparatus  
A system for generation of power using an apparatus in deep water is disclosed. The system includes a ballast buoy configured to achieve a desired depth in the deep water, a substantially vertical...
8698336 Wind turbine rotor and wind turbine  
A wind turbine comprising: a shaft (2); a plurality of blade arrangements (8), each of which is rotatable around the shaft and has a blade (7), said blade arrangements and blades forming a blade...
8698338 Offshore energy harvesting, storage, and power generation system  
A system for harvesting, storing, and generating energy, that includes floating structure supporting machinery to extract energy from wind, waves, surface generators, or currents. At least one...
8692400 Rotating electrical machine abnormal state detection method and apparatus and wind driven generating system using the same  
A rotating electrical machine abnormal state detection apparatus is provided. The apparatus includes: a current signal acquisition unit, coupled to a rotating electrical machine, for acquiring a...
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...