04149092 is referenced by 85 patents and cites 6 patents.

Emitters and rotary hydraulic displacement pumps are associated with one or a number of propeller-type transducers and connected to receivers each having a rotary hydraulic displacement motor coupled to an alternator. The emitters are connected to the receivers by means of a hydraulic circuit for an auxiliary fluid which is admitted into at least one shunt-connected energy dissipator and the flow of which is regulated as a function of the random energy variations of the natural fluid. The energy-conversion system is primarily applicable to hydroelectric power plants of the stream or river type, to wind-driven power plants and to ship propulsion.

Title
System for converting the randomly variable energy of a natural fluid
Application Number
5/791878
Publication Number
4149092
Application Date
April 28, 1977
Publication Date
April 10, 1979
Inventor
Pierre Cros
Paris
FR
Agent
Young & Thompson
Assignee
Societe Generale de Techniques et d Etudes
FR
Spie Batignolles
FR
IPC
B63H 13/00
F03B 13/10
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