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8572966 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...
8572972 System and method for secondary energy production in a compressed air energy storage system  
A method, system, and apparatus including a compressed air energy storage (CAES) system including a compression train with a compressor path, a storage volume configured to store compressed air, a...
8573196 Startup/shutdown systems and methods for a solar thermal power generating facility  
A startup system for a solar boiler includes a main fluid circuit having a plurality of solar boiler panels for generating power from solar energy. An auxiliary fluid circuit is selectively...
8567196 Steam turbine power plant and operating method thereof  
A steam turbine power plant 10 includes a steam turbine facility 20 in which power is generated by driving steam turbines with steam from a boiler 21 generating steam using combustion heat and...
8567195 Deep ocean energy system with full sea water air conditioning and utility waste heat utilization  
An air conditioning system for tropical and sub-tropical island sea coast environments having access to deep ocean sea water. Sea water from depths of at least about 1200 feet, at a temperature of...
8567194 Floating platform with detachable support modules  
A floating support that can be joined with a floating platform while the floating platform is at a deployment location is disclosed. The support provides functionality to the floating platform in...
8561406 Process and power system utilizing potential of ocean thermal energy conversion  
Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) systems and methods utilizing the systems are disclosed for producing a useable form of energy utilizing warm surface seawater and cold seawater from depths...
8561405 System and method for recovering waste heat  
A waste heat recovery system includes at least two integrated rankine cycle systems coupled to at least two separate heat sources having different temperatures. The first rankine cycle system is...
8561407 Hybrid solar collector and geo-thermal concept  
A hybrid solar collector and geothermal system collects low grade heat energy derived from the sun. A simple heat engine converts this energy into mechanical energy, and then into electrical...
8549857 Methods and/or systems for magnetobaric assisted generation of power from low temperature heat  
Methods and/or systems using magnetically assisted pressurization of a gas for the generation of useful power from heat transfer using heat sources at lower temperatures in a manner that does not...
8549858 Floating type solar energy collection/power device  
A floating type solar energy collection/power device includes a base having a compartment receiving a working fluid. A heat collecting assembly is mounted to an opening of the compartment to seal...
8551343 Method and system for utilizing waste energy from 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...
8552580 Wind turbine power generation  
A wind turbine power generation for generating electricity from a fluid may include a compression module housing to compress the fluid, a turbine module housing to convert the compressed fluid...
8548637 System and method for associating a load demand with a variable power generation  
Systems and methods for associating a load demand with a variable power generation are described. For example, a method of providing power from a renewable resource includes receiving a signal...
8544273 Solar thermal power plant  
A solar thermal power plant is provided. The plant includes a steam-electric power plant associated with a steam generation system operationally connected thereto for providing heat to drive its...
8545194 Battery operated solar charged pump kit utilizing an inline submersible pump  
A rechargeable battery operated solar pump kit is provided including a solar panel to provide solar power via an electrical terminal, an inline submersible pump and a control box containing a pipe...
8544272 Solar receiver  
A method for generating steam for a turbine electric power plant uses solar radiation. Solar radiation is directed onto a solar receiver. The solar receiver includes a first section, which...
8539771 Power generation and space conditioning using a thermodynamic engine driven through environmental heating and cooling  
A thermodynamic engine is configured to convert heat provided in the form of a temperature difference to a nonheat form of energy. Heat is directed through a heating loop in thermal contact with a...
8539772 Air conditioning using mechanical leverage and refrigerants  
In one embodiment, a mechanical leverage system using refrigerants in conjunction with temperature differences found in the environment is utilized for air conditioning, energy generation and...
8534069 Control system to manage and optimize a geothermal electric generation system from one or more wells that individually produce heat  
A control system manages and optimizes a geothermal electric generation system from one or more wells that individually produce heat. The control system includes heat sensors that measure...
8534068 Solar chimney with wind turbine  
A solar chimney includes an elongated chamber having the general configuration of an hourglass. The chamber includes one or more heat exchangers for heating air in the chamber by solar energy. A...
8534070 Power systems designed for the utilization of heat generated by solar-thermal collectors and methods for making and using same  
Embodiments of the present invention disclose systems and methods for the efficient conversion of solar energy into a useable form of energy using a solar collector subsystem and a heat conversion...
8522552 Thermodynamic power generation system  
A power generation system that includes a heat source loop, a heat engine loop, and a heat reclaiming loop. The heat can be waste heat from a steam turbine, industrial process or refrigeration or...
8490396 Configuration and tracking of 2-D “modular heliostat”  
A system and method of collecting solar energy from sunlight, employing a thermal generation apparatus having a solar collector module including a receiver in optical communication with an array...
8484974 Dual-phase thermal electricity generator  
This disclosure relates to a device and system capable of producing electricity by using a temperature gradient and a dual-phase fluid to convert thermal energy into electrical energy. The system...
8484972 Ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) electric power plant  
Apparatus and methods are disclosed for OTEC plant. The device can be deployed in ocean with depth of 600 meter or more.
8484973 Thermal energy store  
A method for alternate storage and outputting of the thermal energy which is obtained in the primary circuit of a solar-thermal power station, using a heat carrier medium, which can be partially...
8479515 Solar power generator  
Solar energy is converted into electricity by use of a solar concentrator system, a steam production system, a turbine and an alternator. A boiler is heated by a concentrator dish aimed at the...
8482148 Solar thermal power generation apparatus  
A solar thermal power generation apparatus including: a turbine rotatable around a vertical axis, a power generator driven by turbine; a funnel disposed along vertical axis so as to house turbine...
8474261 Steam generation system having a main and auxiliary steam generator  
A steam generation system comprises a main steam generator and a back-up steam generator (20) which are both in fluid communication with a super heater (3) for superheating the generated steam....
8474260 System and method for producing power from thermal energy stored in a fluid produced during heavy oil extraction  
A system and method is disclosed for generating power from thermal energy stored in a fluid extracted during the recovery of heavy oil. The method includes the steps of vaporizing a working fluid...
8471187 Two-stage solar concentrating system  
An improved solar concentrating system (100) uses a two-stage arrangement of mirrors wherein the rays of the sun are reflected and concentrated to a point focus. The solar concentrator (100) may...
8468827 Solar thermal electric power generation system and heating medium supply system  
A heating medium supply system is provided which is capable of sufficiently suppressing a temperature fluctuation of a heating medium, by the time when a heat exchanging device recovers heat of...
8464530 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
Control system to manage and optimize a geothermal electric generation system from one or more wells that individually produce heat
 
A control system manages and optimizes a geothermal electric generation system from one or more wells that individually produce heat. The control system includes heat sensors that measure...
8453449 Vertical axis solar powered generator  
An electrical power generation system comprises a vertical axis solar powered generator having a bottom side grounded and a top side connected to a vertical rotor shaft, a central rotating hub...
8449726 Solar thermal system for the partial desalination of seawater and electrical energy  
A solar thermal system for the partial desalination of sea water and for generating electricity includes a mass of black top material such as asphalt or the like used in paving roadways, parking...
8443604 Memory alloy spring engine  
A memory alloy spring engine includes a spring (1) made from a memory alloy, a driving stem (6) and a heat resource. The memory spring (1) is connected to the driving stem (6) and configured to...
8429913 Liquid displacer engine  
A fluid-displacer engine which utilizes the thermodynamic Stirling cycle to extract energy from an external thermal gradient is disclosed. A working gas is disposed in each of two adjacent...
8428753 System and method for planning the operation of, monitoring processes in, simulating, and optimizing a combined power generation and water desalination plant  
The disclosure relates to a system and a method for planning the operation of, monitoring processes in, simulating, and/or optimizing a technical installation comprising several units that can be...
8424306 Air-water power generation system  
The Air-Water Power Generation System utilizes the temperature differential between warm air and a surface cooled by water evaporation. To enhance the temperature differential, the air that...
8424307 Ocean thermal energy conversion system and condenser thereof  
An ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) system includes a working fluid pump, an evaporator, a turbine, a condenser, and a working fluid. The evaporator is connected to the working fluid pump....
8418464 Linear solar heat generating system  
An eco-friendly linear solar heat generating system may employ a linear engine with a simple structure using solar heat is employed in place of a conventional Stirling engine with a complicated...
8418466 Thermodynamic amplifier cycle system and method  
The present invention is directed at the thermodynamic property amplification of a given thermal supply, provided by hydrocarbon combustion or in the preferred application heat provided by...
8418465 Geothermal heat transfer and intensification system and method  
This invention uses an innovative closed-loop steam cycle with a primary geothermal boiler and a recirculating arrangement to deliver a portion of the enthalpy of that produced steam as a higher...
8413442 System for sustaining and storing green solar energy  
An economical, highly efficient, and complete system for harnessing the sun's energy, storing, and/or converting this energy into a usable energy product on a sustainable cycle. The system...
8407027 Online diagnostic method and online diagnostic system for geothermal generation facility  
An online diagnostic system for a geothermal generation facility is discloses that includes an automatic steam measurement device for measuring a characteristic of steam to be supplied to a steam...
8398862 Geothermal recovery method and system  
A method for extracting energy from hydrocarbons located in a geologic reservoir is presented, including the steps of: oxidizing the hydrocarbons; extracting heat generated from oxidizing the...
8397498 Heat removal systems and methods for thermodynamic engines  
The present disclosure provides systems and methods for removing heat from closed-cycle thermodynamic engines that generate electrical energy through a reciprocating piston operated by thermal...
8397710 Solar receiver panels  
A boiler for a solar receiver includes a plurality of boiler panels arranged side by side with each other so that the panels form a boiler wall section. Piping fluidly connects the plurality of...
8397505 Apparatus for collecting solar energy for conversion to electrical energy  
The present disclosure provides an apparatus for collecting solar energy for electrical energy generation through one or more thermodynamic closed-cycle heat engines or the like. The present...