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Arthur Cohn, David J Minderman: Power plant utilizing compressed air energy storage and saturation. Electric Power Research Institute, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, February 20, 1996: US05491969 (263 worldwide citation)

An improved power plant employing a combination of compressed air storage and saturation (simultaneous heating and humidification) of compressed air is disclosed. The power plant includes a combustor which provides hot gas for driving a turbine. The turbine is used in conjunction with a generator to ...


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Keith W Klontz, Deepakraj M Divan, Donald W Novotny, Robert D Lorenz: Contactless battery charging system. Electric Power Research Institute, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, August 23, 1994: US05341083 (237 worldwide citation)

A contactless recharging system and method for recharging a battery storage device onboard an electric vehicle has a primary converter station for converting power from a power source into high frequency power at a selected charging rate. The vehicle has a secondary converter for converting high fre ...


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Brian A Isle, Charles P Bloom, Arch W Butler, David Spoor, David J Wunderlin, Renee Bedros: Multimedia interface and method for computer system. Electric Power Research Institute, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, June 5, 1990: US04931950 (231 worldwide citation)

A multimedia interface presents information and receives user commands for a computer system. The multimedia interface operates in parallel with another application software module, such as an expert system. To add multimedia features to the application software module, the module is modified so as ...


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Timothy M Croushore, William C Guyker, Walter M Curt, Glen K Shomo III, Chris F Mullins, James M Childers IV: Apparatus and method for implementing digital communications on a power line. Electric Power Research Institute, Pennie & Edmonds, August 21, 2001: US06278357 (226 worldwide citation)

An apparatus to establish bi-directional digital communication over a power line network includes a signal launching circuit to impose a digital communication signal onto a power signal carried by a power line network and thereby form a digital communication power signal at a first point in the powe ...


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George H Quentin, Brian A Isle, Charles P Bloom, Arch W Butler, David Spoor, David J Wunderlin, Renee Bedros, Francis M Campos, Stephen R Sweet: Multimedia interface and method for computer system. Electric Power Research Institute, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, May 4, 1993: US05208745 (211 worldwide citation)

A multimedia interface presents information and receives user commands and data for a computer system. The multimedia interface operates in parallel with another application software module, such as an expert system. To add multimedia features to the application software module, the module is modifi ...


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Stephen M Jacobs, Cristian Filimon: Method and apparatus for providing multiple autoregulated temperatures. Electric Power Research Institute, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, June 15, 1999: US05911898 (172 worldwide citation)

The present invention generally relates to use of constant current power supply to control temperatures of a device to plural Curie temperatures, without sacrificing the precision and uniformity of temperature achieved in the known devices. In accordance with exemplary embodiments, multiple layers o ...


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Keith W Klontz, Deepakraj M Divan, Donald W Novotny, Robert D Lorenz: Submersible contactless power delivery system. Electric Power Research Institute, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, April 5, 1994: US05301096 (150 worldwide citation)

A submersible contactless power transfer system, especially for powering underwater electric loads, including movable loads, such as underwater vehicles, elevators, or worksite equipment. A converter supplies high frequency power to a conductor loop. A coupling sheath or link has a core-mounted cond ...


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Andrew John Phillips, J Mark Major, Glynn R Bartlett: Line inspection robot and system. Electric Power Research Institute, Trego Hines & Ladenheim PLLC, March 4, 2014: US08666553 (143 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an overhead transmission line inspection robot and system for inspecting transmission line components and right of way conditions. The overhead transmission line inspection robot includes a communications and control system adapted to control the robot and transmit i ...


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Andrew John Phillips, Mark Major, Glynn R Bartlett: Line inspection robot and system. Electric Power Research Institute, Trego Hines & Ladenheim PLLC, February 25, 2014: US08660698 (141 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an overhead transmission line inspection robot and system for inspecting transmission line components and right of way conditions. The line inspection robot includes at least one drive system for propelling the robot along a line, a platform adapted to pivot relative ...


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George W Hart, Edward C Kern Jr, Fred C Schweppe: Non-intrusive appliance monitor apparatus. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Electric Power Research Institute, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, August 15, 1989: US04858141 (129 worldwide citation)

A non-intrusive monitor of energy consumption of residential appliances is described in which sensors, coupled to the power circuits entering a residence, supply analog voltage and current signals which are converted to digital format and processed to detect changes in certain residential load param ...