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Jason M Cohen, Douglas B Page: System and method for economic dispatching of electrical power. Long Island Lighting Company, Dilworth & Barrese, April 15, 1997: US05621654 (66 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to methods and systems for economically dispatching electrical power. The present invention utilizes real-time heat rates for a plurality of power generating units, e.g., steam turbines, and corresponding emission data for each unit, to dispatch electrical power at the ...


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Anthony Tzes, Vassilis Tsotras: Adaptive system and method for predicting response times in a service environment. Long Island Lighting Company, Dilworth & Barrese, August 22, 1995: US05444820 (63 worldwide citation)

A hybrid fuzzy logic/neural network prediction system and method is disclosed for predicting response times to service requests to a service provider. Data from a historical database of records including customer requests and weather information are input to the hybrid system. The data is filtered t ...


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Frank W Sterber, Daniel R Stettin: Power consumption determining device and method. Long Island Lighting Company, Dilworth & Barrese, May 14, 1996: US05515692 (54 worldwide citation)

A device and method is provided for automatically defrosting a refrigeration system. The present invention includes a microprocessor which initiates a defrost cycle during a time of day which is most efficient for the refrigerator and the utility company. Moreover, the defrost cycle is initiated dur ...


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Pansini Anthony J: Supervisory system for detection and location of contingencies. Long Island Lighting Company, July 17, 1973: US3747104 (28 worldwide citation)

A plurality of self powered, normally silent alarm transmitters are coupled to respective checking points of a distribution network by means of contingency sensitive switches. A receiver continuously monitors the correlated network section within the transmission range of a number of these transmitt ...


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Lawrence J Gelbien, Philip B Andreas, Werner J Schweiger: Apparatus and method for distributing electrical power. Long Island Lighting Company, Dilworth & Barrese, April 30, 1996: US05513061 (18 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for distributing electrical power from power substation circuits. The apparatus of the present invention is responsive to overcurrent conditions and selectively actuates a switching network so as to restore power to at least a portion of the u ...


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Lawrence J Gelbien, Philip B Andreas, Werner J Schweiger: Apparatus and method for distributing electrical power. Long Island Lighting Company, Dilworth & Barrese, December 23, 1997: US05701226 (18 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for distributing electrical power from power substation circuits. The apparatus of the present invention is responsive to overcurrent conditions and selectively actuates a switching network so as to restore power to at least a portion of the u ...


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Frank W Sterber, Daniel R Stettin: Defrost control device and method. Long Island Lighting Company, Dilworth & Barrese, May 16, 1995: US05415005 (12 worldwide citation)

A device and method is provided for automatically defrosting a refrigeration system. The present invention includes a microprocessor which initiates a defrost cycle during a time of day which is most efficient for the refrigerator and the utility company. Moreover, the defrost cycle is initiated dur ...


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Zivan Zabar, Ralph Mancini, Leo Birenbaum: Apparatus and method for determining the effects of harmonics on electric power systems. Long Island Lighting Company, Dilworth & Barrese, July 23, 1996: US05539651 (12 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a system and method for determining the effects of linear and nonlinear loads on electrical power systems. The invention utilizes stored load characteristic data in terms of current spectra at predefined voltage values and network impedances to determine the voltage ...


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George J Doundoulakis: Quasi-solid plate storage battery. Long Island Lighting Company, Dilworth & Barrese, May 6, 1997: US05626989 (9 worldwide citation)

A storage battery having various cell constructions to increase the surface-to-weight ratio of active material exposed to electrolyte ions, to reduce internal resistance, and to extend the life of the battery is provided. One configuration for the battery cell utilizes pleated positive and negative ...


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Richard A Jensen, Anthony M Agnone: Apparatus and method for detecting fluid flow. Long Island Lighting Company, Dilworth & Barrese, September 12, 1995: US05448907 (5 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for detecting fluid flow across an article is provided in which the article is received in a sealed chamber and protrudes into ambient surroundings from the chamber that is sealed. Any fluid flow through the article between the ambient surroundings and the sealed chamber can be detected af ...