1568883-A2 is referenced by 25 patents and cites 9 patents.

The wind energy generator has a propeller (2) driven generator in a housing (4) that is mounted on a pillar (5). The system is protected against lightning strikes (1) by a conductor system (10,11,12) coupled to ground (7). The system uses a slip ring and brush to connect between rotary and stationary parts.

Title
Lightning protection system for wind turbines
Application Number
EP20050004279 20050228
Publication Number
1568883(A2)
Application Date
February 28, 2005
Publication Date
August 31, 2005
Inventor
Venker Michael
DE
Wilmes Thomas
DE
Lehmann Eberhard
DE
Scheibe Klaus
DE
Limbeck Volker
DE
Letas Heinz Hermann
DE
Assignee
Stemmann Technik
DE
Repower Systems
DE
IPC
H02G 13/00
F03D 11/00
H02G 13/00
H01R 39/00
F03D 11/00
H02G 13/00
H01R 39/64
F03D 11/00
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