2383978-A is referenced by 31 patents and cites 6 patents.

A moored floating or shore-based platform 11 is provided with a plurality of different renewable energy converter systems. The systems may include wave energy converters 12, wind generators 14 and 15, solar collectors (20, Fig 4), sea current turbines 16 and ocean thermal energy converters. The power generated by the systems may be cabled to nearby power grids or may be used in the hydrolysis of water to form oxygen and hydrogen for fuel cells. The platform may be hexagonal in plan view and several platforms may be joined to form a larger integrated structure (Fig 7). The platforms may provide facilities (29, Fig 5) for fish farming and may incorporate housing 35, warehousing and industrial units. A raft of joined platforms may be used for coastal protection and/or as a harbour for ships 34.

Title
Platform provided with a plurality of renewable energy converter systems
Application Number
GB20020000579 20020111
Publication Number
2383978B
Application Date
January 11, 2002
Publication Date
July 16, 2003
Inventor
Michaelis Dominic
FR
Assignee
Michaelis Dominic
FR
IPC
F03D 09/00
F03B 13/26
E02B 17/00
B63B 35/44
F03G 07/00
F03G 06/00
F03D 09/00
B63B 35/44
F03G 07/05
F03G 06/00
F03D 09/00
B63B 35/44
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