08502403 is referenced by 6 patents and cites 6 patents.

A wind turbine has a plurality of blades mounted on a rotor, the rotor has a rotatable shaft with a drivewheel extending therefrom. A plurality of wheels are in continuous rotatable contact with the drivewheel and are connected to drive a plurality of generators to produce energy. A controller is connected to control the number of generators that are generating between zero and all of the generators based on the speed of the blades. A method of operating the wind turbine uses a controller to control the number of generators that are generating based on the speed of the rotor.

Title
Multiple generator wind turbine and method of operation thereof
Application Number
12/523702
Publication Number
8502403 (B2)
Application Date
January 17, 2008
Publication Date
August 6, 2013
Inventor
Ping Chen
Waterloo
CA
Martin Queckenstedt
Stratford
CA
Jason P Beattie
Waterloo
CA
Craig W Harris
Stratford
CA
Brent A Cameron
Waterloo
CA
James L Jantzi
Milverton
CA
Gregor Pestka
Waterloo
CA
Neil J Nicholson
Ayr
CA
Na al Nayef
Orangeville
CA
Paul H F Merswolke
Bognor
CA
Agent
Daryl W Schnurr
Assignee
New World Generation
CA
IPC
H02P 9/04
F03D 9/00
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