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9041245 Power supply apparatus and method to control the same  
A power supply apparatus includes a converter to convert AC power into DC power, an SMPS to convert the DC power into DC powers desired by loads, a capacitor to interconnect the converter and the...
9035790 Wireless power transfer electric vehicle supply equipment installation and validation tool  
A transmit pad inspection device includes a magnetic coupling device, which includes an inductive circuit that is configured to magnetically couple to a primary circuit of a charging device in a...
9013060 Method and system for measuring, monitoring and controlling electrical power consumption  
A system and method for measuring, monitoring and controlling electrical power directed through one or more electricity directing devices is provided. The one or more electricity directing devices...
8981589 Switched battery and capacitor arrangement and related operating methods  
Systems and methods are provided for regulating the state of charge of a battery. An exemplary electrical system includes a fuel cell coupled to a bus and a battery coupled to the bus via a...
8941262 Power supply device and image forming apparatus having the same  
A power supply device having a first load operating with a first voltage in a normal operation mode, a second load operating with a second voltage lower than the first voltage in the normal...
8933586 Charge control apparatus, television receiver, and charge control method  
A monitor of a TV includes a control circuit which functions as a charge control section for controlling charging of a battery unit. The monitor has: a charge mode “mode 1” in which main charging...
8931547 Vehicle air conditioning system  
A vehicle air conditioning system includes an electric powered refrigerant compressing device, an evaporator, an electric heater, an air temperature determining component, a cabin interior...
8918223 Apparatus for managing an energy consuming load  
An apparatus for managing an energy consuming load in a group of energy consuming loads, including a transmitter to transmit a set of load state data generated from the load and a receiver to...
8912683 Smart responsive electrical load  
A smart responsive electrical load (10) is operatively connectable to an electricity supply network (20). The smart responsive electrical load (10) comprises an electrical power-consuming device...
8898446 Power over ethernet extender suitable for use with multiple powering arrangements  
A power over Ethernet extender arranged to detect if power is received over 2 pairs of wires or over 4 pairs of wires. If power is received over 4 pairs of wires, power is output over only 2 pairs...
8890357 Bathing system transformer device with first and second low voltage output power connections  
A line voltage transformer device for a bathing installation includes a housing structure, with a line voltage electrical power connection including a line voltage wiring cable having an...
8868253 Bicycle communication adapter  
A bicycle communication adapter is provided with a voltage converting component, a signal converting component and a superimposing component. The voltage converting component is configured to...
8866337 Inline power multiplexer device  
Techniques are provided for providing power onto multiple power distribution paths. Power controller devices receive power from a power source device and are coupled to first and second...
8866336 Bathing system load device with auxiliary power connection  
A line voltage device with an auxiliary power connection for a bathing installation. An exemplary embodiment of the device includes a housing structure, and a primary electrical power connection...
8860249 Power allocation to downhole tools in a bottom hole assembly  
The present disclosure relates to a method to allocate electrical power among tools in a bottomhole assembly disposed in a wellbore. A bottomhole assembly having an electric generator, an...
8853884 Techniques for reducing no load power in electronic devices  
Systems and methods (“utility”) are provided for reducing the no-load (standby) power of power devices such as chargers for electronic devices and power converters for electronic devices. The...
8843242 System and method for minimizing consumer impact during demand responses  
An electromechanically controlled cooking appliance is provided. The cooking appliance includes one or more power consuming elements including at least one of a surface heating unit for surface...
8841796 Turbine farm having an auxiliary power supply  
A turbine farm comprises a plurality of individual turbines each having an auxiliary component circuit. The farm further comprises; a master transformer arranged to be coupled between each of the...
8838283 DR countermeasure proposal device and method thereof  
There is provided a DR (Demand Response) countermeasure proposal device in which the communication unit receives a power consumption reduction, the rule database stores instrument control rules...
8829712 Method and apparatus for controlling a supply current for a circuit or a plurality of circuit blocks  
A method for controlling a supply current for a circuit includes setting a target value of a quantity related to a supply current, said target value being different from a presently established...
8823214 Wireless energy transfer  
A system includes at least one active energy transfer coil and a first passive energy transfer coil. The active energy transfer coil is configured to couple with a power supply. The at least one...
8810064 Sequence control circuit for power source  
A sequence control circuit for power sources includes two switched circuits and a sequence control unit. Each of the switched circuits has a control node and is coupled between a power source and...
8803359 Power control  
A pick-up circuit for an inductive power transfer (IPT) system includes a series-tuned pick-up coil and a plurality of parallel AC processing circuits provided between the series-tuned pick-up...
8791595 Server management system and method  
In a server management method, a blade server system including a plurality of blade servers is connected to a monitor device in series. The monitor device sends a command to the server system to...
8786130 Method of forming an electromechanical power switch for controlling power to integrated circuit devices and related devices  
A method of forming an electromechanical power switch for controlling power to integrated circuit (IC) devices and related devices. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are methods...
8773094 Alternating current line emulator  
An alternating current (AC) line emulator includes an AC power supply and an automatic regulating load. The AC power supply is used for providing an AC line frequency and an AC line voltage. The...
8766474 Smart microgrid reconfigurable AC interface  
Presented is a system and method for providing reconfigurable AC interfaces for AC power systems. The method comprises embedding a reconfigurable AC interface for transferring power between power...
8766487 Inductive power transfer  
A detection method for use in a primary unit of an inductive power transfer system, the primary unit being operable to transmit power wirelessly by electromagnetic induction to at least one...
8768525 Medium-voltage or high-voltage switchgear comprising at least one switching device  
The disclosure relates to a medium-voltage or high-voltage switchgear comprising at least one switching device. The aim is to enable the associated switchgear to be functionally integrated with...
8748813 Mass spectrometer with rigid connection assemblies  
In one embodiment, a mass spectrometer includes an RF drive circuit for generating RF signals, a quadrupole mass filter, and a fixed connection assembly for delivering RF signals from the RF drive...
8749093 Electric receptacle module  
An electric receptacle module is disclosed. The receptacle module includes a remote control device and a power outlet device. The remote control device has a signal transmission unit and an...
8744638 Method and system for demand response in a distribution network  
A method and system for controlling load in a utility distribution network are provided that initiates a shed event for a node in the distribution network by selecting premisess associated with...
8719599 Monitoring subsystem power  
A method for monitoring subsystem power includes, with a power control system of an electronic device, receiving energy usage data from one of a plurality of subsystems within the electronic...
8716887 Systems and apparatus for monitoring and selectively controlling a load in a power system  
An electrical system includes at least one power port and at least one monitoring and control device that is coupled to the power port. The monitoring and control device includes a load control...
8710704 Performance venue with dynamic mechanical load management system and method  
A performance venue having a dynamic load management system for use in managing loads. The system uses a dead man circuit as a means for determining the actual or anticipated dynamic load produced...
8692409 Enhanced load management and distribution system  
A system for managing distribution of electrical power includes a power management circuit, power control units, a first keyline and a second keyline. The power management circuit includes a...
8680709 Electrical system with circuit limiter  
An electrical power distribution system automatically limits the number of substantially similar or identical power cable assemblies that are electrically energizable from a power source. A...
8680708 Electronic apparatus  
In response to turning-on of a lock-type power switch, an initial controller outputs a first voltage for a first period and a gate is turned on for the period via a first driver responsive to the...
8674544 Methods and apparatus for power factor correction and reduction of distortion in and noise in a power supply delivery network  
Methods and apparatus for power factor correction include selectively coupling bit reactive loads with a load having dynamic reactive properties to dynamically correct a power factor. Methods and...
8674556 Automatic variable power outlet for energy saving power source  
A variable power device in a form of a power strip includes a plurality of power outlets for powering electrical devices connected thereto. A current sensing circuit is electrically coupled to...
8659316 Power control circuit, semiconductor device including the same  
A power control circuit is connected between a power supply voltage and a logic circuit to switch power supplied to the logic circuit. The power control circuit includes a plurality of first power...
8659183 Variable initialization time in the charging of energy reserves in an irrigation control system  
Methods for controlling irrigation devices coupled to and receiving operational power from a multi-wire interface of an irrigation system, and related irrigation devices, are provided. In some...
8615332 Smart current attenuator for energy conservation in appliances  
An appliance network having a first networked appliance, an energy controller, at least one of a smart dimmer and smart adapter, and a communication network coupling the first networked appliance,...
8581608 Apparatus and method for detecting abnormality in solar cell power generation system  
The present invention provides an apparatus for easily detecting an abnormal status of power generation of a solar cell panel in a solar cell power generation system having the power generation of...
8575786 Device and method for addressing power to a load selected from a plurality of loads  
The invention relates to a device and method for addressing power to at least a selected load from a plurality of loads, in particular light sources in solid state lighting applications, such as...
8569912 Paralleling of two transfer switches  
A backup power management system connectable to a primary power source and a secondary power source, and a method of operating the same. The system includes a single controller that is connected...
8552585 MOS transistor device in common source configuration  
A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor substrate, a first p-channel laterally diffused metal oxide semiconductor (LDMOS) transistor formed over the semiconductor substrate and additional...
8546976 System and apparatus for power transfer to vessels  
A system for supplying electric power from an AC power source to ships, each of the ships moored at a respective berth of a quay, the system including a rectifier, having an AC and DC side, for...
8527108 Method and apparatus for managing an energy consuming load  
A method for managing an energy consuming load in a group of energy consuming loads and a method for managing the group of energy consuming loads. The method includes generating sets of load state...
8502470 DC distribution system  
A direct current power system according to one non-limiting embodiment includes a direct current power source operable to distribute a direct current voltage throughout at least one structure, and...