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US20150089948 COMPRESSOR AND/OR EXPANDER DEVICE  
Systems and methods for operating a hydraulically actuated device/system are described herein. For example, systems and methods for the compression and/or expansion of gas can include at least one...
US20120255301 SYSTEM FOR GENERATING POWER FROM A SYNGAS FERMENTATION PROCESS  
A system and process is provided for generating power from a syngas fermentation process. The process includes contacting hot syngas having a temperature above about 1400° F. with cooled syngas to...
US20100154419 ABSORPTION POWER CYCLE SYSTEM  
An absorption power cycle system utilizes the working fluid from an absorption circuit to produce mechanical work. Such a system is useful in a wide range of absorption cycle applications.
US20060248892 Direct compression wind energy system and applications of use  
A wind energy generating and storage system has a plurality of direct compression wind turbine stations. A storage device is coupled to at least a portion of the wind turbine stations. At least a...
US20100242478 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR SULPHUR COMBUSTION  
A method for generating energy from sulphur combustion without causing harmful emissions to the environment entails steps of evaporating liquid sulphur to generate sulphur dioxide gas and sulphur...
US20090025390 Low CO2 Thermal Powerplant  
A method for generation of electrical power mainly from a coal based fuel, where the combustion gas is separated into a CO2 rich stream and a CO2 poor stream in a CO2 capturing unit, the CO2 poor...
US20050241311 Zero emissions closed rankine cycle power system  
A fuel combustion power generation system is provided operating as a closed loop Rankine cycle and with zero atmospheric emissions. The fuel is combusted with oxygen in a combustor to generate...
US20120255309 UTILIZING STEAM AND/OR HOT WATER GENERATED USING SOLAR ENERGY  
Methods, systems, and apparatus by which steam and/or hot water generated using solar energy may be utilized to generate electricity or work are disclosed herein. A method in one instance may...
US20110100005 WATER RECLAMATION IN A CONCENTRATED SOLAR POWER-ENABLED POWER PLANT  
Water reclamation from gas turbine combustion exhaust flow presents an opportunity to provide water for use in a solar-fossil-fuel hybrid power plant, particularly in arid environments. Cooled...
US20080272598 Power augmentation of combustion turbines with compressed air energy storage and additional expander  
A combustion turbine power generation system (10) includes a combustion turbine assembly (11) including a main compressor (12) constructed and arranged to receive ambient inlet air, a main...
US20160169581 BIOMASS-PROCESSING DEVICE AND METHOD  
The invention relates to a device for producing energy from biomass, comprising a heat-producing apparatus for producing heat and a drying apparatus, and a method for producing energy from...
US20100024764 THERMAL ENGINE  
A thermal engine that comprises a rotary element. A plurality of drive elements are arranged in the rotary element. Each drive has a plurality of piston/cylinder arranged around a common central...
US20120222423 THERMOELECTRIC ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM HAVING AN INTERNAL HEAT EXCHANGER AND METHOD FOR STORING THERMOELECTRIC ENERGY  
Exemplary embodiments are directed to a thermoelectric energy storage system (TEES) and method for converting electrical energy into thermal energy to be stored and converted back to electrical...
US20120085095 UTILIZATION OF PROCESS HEAT BY-PRODUCT  
Heat recovery systems and methods for producing electrical and/or mechanical power from a process heat by-product are provided. Sources of process heat by-product include hot flue gas streams,...
US20090170968 Processes for Making Synthesis Gas and Syngas-Derived Products  
The present invention provides processes for making synthesis gas and processes for making syngas-derived products. For example, one aspect of the present invention provides a process for making a...
US20050126171 Uncoupled, thermal-compressor, gas-turbine engine  
The invention is for a continuous-combustion, closed-cycle, gas turbine engine with a regenerator and a displacer. It has embodiments that remove heater and cooler interior volumes during gas...
US20100043437 Method of producing power by storing wind energy in the form of compressed air  
A method of producing power stores wind energy in the form of compressed air in a tower of a wind power plant, releases compressed air from the tower, and preheats the released compressed air to...
US20130269346 COMBINED CYCLE POWER PLANT WITH CO2 CAPTURE AND METHOD TO OPERATE IT  
A combined cycle power plant with a gas turbine, steam turbine, and first HRSG comprises a CO2 capture plant for the at least partial capture of CO2 from the exhaust gases from the gas turbine. It...
US20130056170 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR INTEGRATING CONCENTRATED SOLAR THERMAL AND GEOTHERMAL POWER PLANTS USING MULTISTAGE THERMAL ENERGY STORAGE  
Systems and methods are described for removing thermal energy from power plant heat engines, storing, and then recovering the stored energy. The removed or stored thermal energy can raise the...
US20100077765 High-Pressure Fluid Compression System Utilizing Cascading Effluent Energy Recovery  
A high-pressure system and method utilizing an input fluid. The system includes a reactor treating a material to produce an effluent having an energy content, a plurality of stages compressing the...
US20140007576 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR ENERGY CONVERSION  
A method and a device for conversion of energy are proposed, in which a hydrocarbon-containing energy source is burned in a combustion space (12) in an oxygen-enriched atmosphere and the generated...
US20080127647 Solar-Generated Steam Retrofit for Supplementing Natural-Gas Combustion at Combined Cycle Power Plants  
A method is provided for retrofitting an existing combined cycle power plant to generate renewable electricity and decrease the power plant heat rate using solar energy. The method is applied to...
US20120216547 POWER PLANT FOR CO2 CAPTURE  
An exemplary fossil fuel fired power plant is disclosed with minimum impact of the CO2 capture system on a power part of the plant. A power plant is disclosed which is ready for the retrofit of a...
US20110094226 PROCESS AND APPARATUS FOR HIGH ENERGY EFFICIENCY CHEMICAL LOOPING COMBUSTION  
Process and apparatus are provided for a high energy efficiency chemical combustion process. The process provides two reaction steps, both of which are exothermic. First, a reduced oxygen carrier...
US20090211249 INSTALLATION FOR GENERATING ELECTRICAL ENERGY FROM SOLAR ENERGY  
An installation for generating electrical energy from solar energy, includes: a hot source (2),a cold source (4),a heat machine (5) for producing electricity using the hot source (2) and the cold...
US20060150629 Use of intersecting vane machines in combination with wind turbines  
Accordingly, it is an object of this invention to provide a fluid compressor comprising: a rotatable turbine mounted to a mast; a toroidal intersecting vane compressor (TIVC) characterized by a...
US20150361831 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR THERMAL MANAGEMENT  
A system includes a first unit. The first unit includes a condenser configured to condense a working fluid circulating in a Rankine cycle. The Rankine cycle includes an evaporator configured to...
US20120000200 INERT GAS PURGING SYSTEM FOR AN ORC HEAT RECOVERY BOILER  
In one embodiment, a system includes a valve system switchable between a waste heat recovery position configured to direct incoming exhaust gas through an interior volume of an exhaust section of...
US20110100007 POWER RECOVERY  
The invention relates to a method and apparatus for recovering power from the gaseous stream produced by an oxidation reaction. Specifically, the invention is based on heating the gaseous stream...
US20130061591 ADIABATIC COMPRESSED AIR ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM AND METHOD  
During an adiabatic compressed air energy storage (ACAES) system's operation, energy imbalances may arise between thermal energy storage (TES) in the system and the thermal energy required to...
US20060005541 Water powered engine  
An engine which is fuelled solely by super heater water/steam in which the super heated water/steam is used to create power via thermal expansion. The water/steam is then condensed and then...
US20150330258 VOLUMETRIC ENERGY RECOVERY SYSTEM WITH THREE STAGE EXPANSION  
A method for generating mechanical work via a closed-loop Rankine cycle includes heating a working fluid to at least a partial vapor state, generating useful work at a first expansion stage by...
US20130160447 USE OF COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING E-1,1,1,4,4,5,5,5-OCTAFLUORO-2-PENTENE AND OPTIONALLY, 1,1,1,2,3-PENTAFLUOROPROPANE IN POWER CYCLES  
A method for converting heat from a heat source to mechanical energy is provided. The method comprises heating a working fluid E-1,1,1,4,4,5,5,5-octafluoro-2-pentene (E-HFO-1438mzz) and optionally...
US20100242476 COMBINED HEAT AND POWER CYCLE SYSTEM  
A combined heat and power cycle system includes a heat generation system having at least two separate heat sources having different temperatures. The combined heat and power cycle system includes...
US20090211251 Low-Temperature Power Plant and Process for Operating a Thermodynamic Cycle  
The invention concerns a mechanism for operating a thermodynamic cycle, particularly a low-temperature power plant, as well as a related process, whereby a low-temperature mass stream (1) feeds a...
US20080047271 Wind turbine system  
A wind turbine system for producing compressed air from wind energy. The wind turbine harvests energy from wind to produce mechanical energy. A compressor receives mechanical energy from the wind...
US20060254276 Rankine cycle system  
A Rankine cycle system includes an evaporator for heating water with thermal energy of exhaust gas of an engine for generating steam with a displacement type expander for converting thermal energy...
US20060225420 Osmotic energy  
A process for driving a prime mover, said process comprising a) positioning a selective membrane between a liquid and a solution having a higher osmotic potential than the liquid, such that the...
US20140000261 TRIPLE EXPANSION WASTE HEAT RECOVERY SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A waste heat recovery system is provided. The waste heat recovery system includes a Rankine cycle system for circulating a working fluid. The Rankine cycle system includes at least one first waste...
US20110179793 METHOD FOR OPERATING AN INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE HAVING A STEAM POWER PLANT  
A method for operating an internal combustion engine (10) having a steam power plant (12), in which the exhaust gas of the internal combustion engine (10) at least indirectly heats the steam and...
US20100126178 Hybrid propulsive engine including at least one independently rotatable turbine stator  
One aspect relates to a hybrid propulsive technique, comprising providing a flow of a working fluid through at least a portion of an at least one jet engine. The at least one jet engine includes...
US20060101822 Exhaust heat power generation apparatus  
An exhaust heat power generation apparatus (1) includes a heat exchange unit (12) that conducts thermal energy of exhaust gas flowing through an exhaust pipe, a cooling unit, (8) and a...
US20130081395 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR GENERATING ELECTRIC POWER  
A system includes a gas turbine system, a thermal energy storage device, and a heat recovery system. The gas turbine system is powered by solar energy to generate a first amount of electric power....
US20060059912 Vapor pump power system  
A power plant with at least two pressure vessels containing a hydraulic fluid. A heat exchanging assembly is in heat transferring association with the pressure vessels. The hydraulic conduit is...
US20060260314 Method and system integrating combined cycle power plant with a solar rankine power plant  
A combined cycle power generation system can be combined with a solar Rankine power generation system such that the integrated system has improved power generation efficiency over two stand-alone...
US20140223908 Waste Management System  
A system and method of integrated waste management having a source of a combustible waste material, a separator for separating the combustible waste material from a recyclable material, an airless...
US20120247103 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING WASTE HEAT FOR CO2 CAPTURE  
The present invention relates to systems and methods for controlling the flow of steam provided to a gas recovery unit 130 based on changes to steam flow to and/or power generated by a power...
US20120312019 PROCESS AND APPARATUS FOR HEATING FEEDWATER IN A HEAT RECOVERY STEAM GENERATOR  
A feedwater heater (14) in a heat recovery steam generator (A,B) lies within a flow of hot exhaust gas. The feedwater heater (14) converts subcooled feedwater into saturated feedwater water, the...
US20080022683 Storing Thermal Energy and Generating Electricity  
Because the efficiency of the thermal energy storage technology is inherently restricted, its beneficial use is limited to very particular economic boundary conditions, i.e. a large difference...
US20140102098 BYPASS AND THROTTLE VALVES FOR A SUPERCRITICAL WORKING FLUID CIRCUIT  
Aspects of the invention disclosed herein generally provide heat engine systems and methods for recovering energy, such as by generating electricity from thermal energy. Generally, the heat engine...

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