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US20120055160 AIR CURRENT GENERATING SYSTEM AND METHOD  
An air current generating system and method, includes an air source, a passage (105), at least a motor-less air pump device (104) and at least a turbine generating set (102, 103); the passage has...
US20120205918 Power Generator  
A closed loop thermodynamic system acts as power generator. The system includes an air blower, an expansion coil, a compressor, a large heat storage tank, a gas turbine, and an electric generator....
US20150128595 METHOD FOR MODIFYING A SOLAR THERMAL POWER PLANT OPERATING ON CONVENTIONAL OIL BASED TECHNOLOGY INTO A HYBRID SOLAR THERMAL POWER PLANT AND SUCH A HYBRID SOLAR THERMAL POWER PLANT  
Method for modifying a solar thermal power plant operating on conventional oil based technology into a hybrid solar thermal power plant, wherein the method comprises: providing an oil based solar...
US20150027122 ENERGY STORAGE POWER PLANT AMD METHOD FOR OPERATING SUCH A POWER PLANT  
An energy storage power plant for harvesting electric energy, and suitable for converting electric energy into thermal energy is provided. The thermal energy can be temporarily stored in at least...
US20120137683 RUN-UP METHOD FOR A SOLAR STEAM POWER PLANT  
A run-up method for a solar steam power plant is proposed. In the run-up method an auxiliary steam is used to generate seal steam for a steam-turbine of the power plant. The auxiliary steam is...
US20120153628 Diagonal Solar Chimney  
Heated air rises in a long, diagonal chimney up the side of a mountain. The airflow in the chimney turns wind turbines. Air entering the chimney's feeder tubes is heated in stages, where each...
US20110025065 CLEAN STEAM ELECTRIC ENGINE  
A clean steam electric engine utilizes a unique insulated chamber with a steel cylinder to store thermal energy. The apparatus includes: insulated chamber to prevent heat lost to the outside,...
US20150252726 EXPANDED GAS POWER PLANT FOR ENERGY STORAGE  
A method for operation of a gas power plant, and to a gas power plant of this type, comprising a gas turbine, which is connected to a generator that can also be operated as a motor and which is...
US20140216032 SOLAR DIRECT STEAM GENERATION POWER PLANT COMBINED WITH HEAT STORAGE UNIT  
The invention proposes a concentrating solar power plant, which includes a heat storage unit allowing operation of the power plant for some hours on the base of accumulated heat. An important...
US20140090378 CONTROL SYSTEM FOR MATCHING THE OUTPUT OF A STEAM TURBINE TO A CHANGED LOAD  
The invention relates to a control system for matching the output of a steam turbine (2) to a changed load, in particular for the short-term matching of the output of a power plant steam turbine...
US20140373543 Electric Induction Fluid Heaters for Fluids Utilized in Turbine-Driven Electric Generator Systems  
A fluid latent heat absorption electric induction heater is provided for raising the temperature of a fluid supplied to a fluid-driven turbine in a turbine-driven electric power generation system....
US20130298558 STEAM POWER PLANT WITH HEAT RESERVOIR AND METHOD FOR OPERATING A STEAM POWER PLANT  
A steam power plant is suggested having, parallel to the low-pressure passage (VW1 to VW2), a heat reservoir (A) which is loaded with preheated condensate in weak-load times. This preheated...
US20120055157 FUEL HEATING SYSTEM  
A system may include an insulated water tank configured to store a first heated water from a first plant component during operation of a plant, and a fuel heater comprising a heat exchanger,...
US20140138959 SOLAR COMBINED CYCLE POWER SYSTEMS  
Provided is a combined cycle power system including at least one solar power plant including a concentrating dish configured to concentrate solar radiation; a solar receiver disposed and...
US20150096289 PRESSURISED ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM IN WHICH THE HEAT ACCUMULATOR IS ARRANGED IN AN OVERPRESSURE ZONE  
The invention relates to a compressed air energy storage system comprising a pressure accumulator (2) for gas to be stored under pressure, and a heat accumulator (27) for storing the compression...
US20140075939 SOLAR THERMAL POWER PLANT  
A solar thermal power plant includes a solar radiation receiver mounted on a tower surrounded by a heliostat field to receive solar radiation reflected by heliostats forming the heliostat field....
US20140238020 Method for the controlling and feeding of a power plant and power plant  
The subject of the invention is a method for the controlling and feeding of power plants, in particular coal fired power plants comprising a steam turbine connected to a turbogenerator. The method...
US20130298559 STEAM POWER PLANT WITH HIGH-TEMPERATURE HEAT RESERVOIR  
A steam power plant is suggested having, parallel to the high-pressure preheater passage (VW4 to VW6), a heat reservoir (A) which is loaded with preheated condensate in weak-load times. This...
US20110259007 CONCENTRATED SOLAR POWER GAS TURBINE AND CONCENTRATED-SOLAR-POWER-GAS TURBINE POWER GENERATION EQUIPMENT  
Provided is a concentrated solar power gas turbine that enables efficient operation to allow a reduction in capacity of the start-up driving source used for compensating for the shortage of solar...
US20130232974 ADVANCED ADIABATIC COMPRESSED AIR ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM  
A compressed air energy storage (CAES) system is disclosed for the generation of power. The system may include a compressor configured to receive inlet air and output compressed air to an air...
US20140338329 INSTALLATION FOR STORING THERMAL ENERGY  
An installation for storing thermal energy which can be obtained, for example, at times of overcapacities, from regenerative energy and then be stored is provided. The energy stored in a heat...
US20130125525 GAS TURBINE POWER PLANT WITH A GAS TURBINE INSTALLATION, AND METHOD FOR OPERATING A GAS TURBINE POWER PLANT  
A gas turbine power plant and a method for operating a gas turbine power plant are provided. The power plant includes a gas turbine installation which may supply a mains supply network with...
US20130147197 Combined Cycle Solar Power Generation  
Combined cycle solar power generation is achieved using a primary cycle based on a solar receiver, such as a volumetric absorber, in which compressed air is heated by concentrated solar radiation,...
US20130312417 INCREASED POWER IN COMPRESSED-GAS ENERGY STORAGE AND RECOVERY  
In various embodiments, energy is stored or recovered via super-atmospheric compression and/or expansion of gas in conjunction with substantially adiabatic compression and/or expansion from or to...
US20140260246 DISPATCHABLE POWER PLANT AND METHOD FOR USING THE SAME  
The present invention provides a method for producing load-following power using low to medium temperature heat source fluid comprising the steps of reducing the power level produced by a Rankine...
US20150000248 Combined Cycle CAES Technology (CCC)  
This is a system that stores energy by compressing atmospheric air and confining it in tanks or caverns, combining the thermodynamic cycle followed by the atmospheric air (Brayton cycle) with...
US20140238022 SYSTEM FOR STORING ENERGY BY MEANS OF COMPRESSED AIR  
A plant for storing energy by means of compressed air, in which: a storage volume accommodates air at elevated pressure pH; for energy storage, ambient air is compressed and introduced into the...
US20090173072 FLEXIBLE ASSEMBLY OF RECUPERATOR FOR COMBUSTION TURBINE EXHAUST  
A recuperator includes a heating gas duct; an inlet manifold; a discharge manifold; and a once-through heating area disposed in the heating-gas duct through which a heating gas flow is conducted....
US20090100835 CAES system with synchronous reserve power requirements  
A CAES system (10) includes an air storage (18), a compressor (20) supplying compressed air to the air storage, a power generating structure (11, 102), a heat exchanger (24), an auxiliary...
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...
US20110023488 COMPRESSED AIR ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM UTILIZING TWO-PHASE FLOW TO FACILITATE HEAT EXCHANGE  
A compressed-air energy storage system according to embodiments of the present invention comprises a reversible mechanism to compress and expand air, one or more compressed air storage tanks, a...
US20100326069 COMPRESSED AIR ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM UTILIZING TWO-PHASE FLOW TO FACILITATE HEAT EXCHANGE  
A compressed-air energy storage system according to embodiments of the present invention comprises a reversible mechanism to compress and expand air, one or more compressed air storage tanks, a...
US20120131915 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ACCUMULATING STEAM IN TANKS FOR SOLAR USE  
System and method for accumulating steam in tanks for solar use made up of two sets of Ruths tanks (1, 2), called base set and overheat set, identical to one another and each having a saturated...
US20140298810 Power Generation System and Method  
A power generation system comprises a first energy conversion device configured to convert a first renewable energy resource into electricity, an electrolysis device configured to use electricity...
US20150128593 AUXILIARY STEAM SUPPLY SYSTEM IN SOLAR POWER PLANTS  
An auxiliary steam supply system in a solar power plant includes a solar receiver having a superheater section, a turbine, a steam circuit, a thermal energy storage arrangement and an auxiliary...
US20140196456 STORAGE ENERGY GENERATION METHOD UTILIZING NATURAL ENERGY AND GENERATION SYSTEM THEREOF  
A storage energy generation method utilizing natural energy and a generation system thereof generates electricity through natural energy such as wind power or solar energy and then compresses air,...
US20110304155 POWER PLANT WITH CO2 CAPTURE AND COMPRESSION  
CO2 compression is a main step in carbon capture and storage, which is essential to control global warming. CO2 compressors are powered by electric motors, which increase operational flexibility...
US20090021012 INTEGRATED WIND-POWER ELECTRICAL GENERATION AND COMPRESSED AIR ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM  
The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for using wind energy to compress air or pressurize a fluid as a means of storing energy. Compressed air or pressurized fluid is generated...
US20140102073 THERMAL ENERGY STORAGE  
Thermal energy storage is leveraged to store thermal energy extracted from a bottom cycle heat engine. The thermal energy stored in the thermal energy storage is used to supplement power...
US20140208730 High Output Modular CAES (HOMC)  
A compressed air energy storage system integrated with a source of secondary heat, such as a simple cycle gas turbine, to increase power production and to provide power regulation through the use...
US20150000281 AUTOMATED MASS MANAGEMENT CONTROL  
Embodiments of the invention generally provide a heat engine system, a mass management system (MMS), and a method for regulating pressure in the heat engine system while generating electricity. In...
US20140159371 DISTRIBUTED COMPRESSED AIR ENERGY STORAGE SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A distributed compressed air storage system and method is described. A compression facility is configured to compress air and provides the compressed air to a pipeline. The pipeline is coupled to...
US20140238018 RECEIVER FOR A SOLAR THERMAL INSTALLATION AND SOLAR THERMAL INSTALLATION THAT INCLUDES SAID RECEIVER  
A solar receiver having a higher yield than a central tower receiver. The receiver comprises a plurality of absorbent tubes for absorbing incident energy from light guides suitable for capturing...
US20140116050 WASTE HEAT RETRIEVAL SYSTEM OF VEHICLE  
A waste heat retrieval system of a vehicle may include a reservoir disposed in a lower side of a exhaust gas boiler and in which a predetermined space is formed, a retrieval line that connects the...
US20120047891 TECHNIQUES FOR INDIRECT COLD TEMPERATURE THERMAL ENERGY STORAGE  
During off-peak operation of a power plant operating on a thermodynamic cycle wherein heat is rejected to an ambient fluid, heat is removed from a cold temperature storage medium. The cold...
US20140202157 THERMAL ENERGY STORAGE FOR COMBINED CYCLE POWER PLANTS  
Thermal storage systems that preferably do not create substantially any additional back pressure or create minimal additional back pressure and their applications in combined cycle power plants...
US20150000276 AUXILIARY STEAM GENERATOR SYSTEM FOR A POWER PLANT  
An auxiliary steam generator system for a power plant, comprising a water-steam circuit, which has a condensate line and a feed-water line, wherein a condensate pump is connected in the condensate...
US20080041055 Combined Circulation Condenser  
A combined circulation condenser for a steam cycle apparatus is disclosed. The steam cycle apparatus includes a steam generator with a port for receiving a fluid. The steam generator presents heat...
US20130167534 METHOD, HEAT ACCUMULATOR AND HEAT ACCUMULATOR SYSTEM FOR HEATING AND COOLING A WORKING FLUID  
The invention relates to a method for heating and cooling a working fluid (2) using at least one thermochemical heat accumulator medium (3), wherein the working fluid (2) is guided through at...
US20090288415 Method for Warming-Up a Steam Turbine  
There is described a method for heating a steam turbine comprising a medium-pressure turbine section and/or a low-pressure turbine section, the discharge end of the medium-pressure turbine section...

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