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Michael D Platt: Reduced friction wind turbine apparatus and method. Natural Forces, Robert C Haldiman, Husch Blackwell Sanders, December 15, 2009: US07633177 (19 worldwide citation)

A fluid flow energy capture device for power generation has a rotor with a substantially vertical axis and a plurality of vanes. A mount for the rotor allows the rotor to rotate in response to fluid flow such as wind contacting the plurality of vanes, and the mount puts the rotor in rotationally dri ...


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Michael D Platt, Eric E Platt: Portable power generating devices. Natural Forces, Husch & Eppenberger, Robert C Haldiman, August 30, 2005: US06935832 (8 worldwide citation)

Portable power generating devices are provided for converting potential energy from flowing water, water current, blowing air or air current to mechanical and/or electrical energy. The potential energy is converted to a rotational movement, and the rotational energy is communicated to power conversi ...


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Michael D Platt, Eric E Platt: Portable power generating devices. Natural Forces, Robert C Haldiman, Husch Blackwell Sanders, December 16, 2008: US07465147 (5 worldwide citation)

Portable power generating devices are provided for converting potential energy from flowing water, water current, blowing air or air current to mechanical and/or electrical energy. The potential energy is converted to a rotational movement, and the rotational energy is communicated to power conversi ...


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Michael D Platt: Reduced friction wind turbine apparatus and method. Natural Forces, Robert C Haldiman, Husch Blackwell, December 7, 2010: US07847428 (3 worldwide citation)

A fluid flow energy capture device for power generation has a rotor with a substantially vertical axis and a plurality of vanes. A mount for the rotor allows the rotor to rotate in response to fluid flow such as wind contacting the plurality of vanes, and the mount puts the rotor in rotationally dri ...


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Michael D Platt, Eric E Platt: Portable power generating devices. Natural Forces, Husch & Eppenberger, November 3, 2005: US20050244262-A1

Portable power generating devices are provided for converting potential energy from flowing water, water current, blowing air or air current to mechanical and/or electrical energy. The potential energy is converted to a rotational movement, and the rotational energy is communicated to power conversi ...


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Michael D Platt: Reduced Friction Wind Turbine Apparatus and Method. Natural Forces, Husch & Eppenberger, October 18, 2007: US20070241567-A1

A fluid flow energy capture device for power generation has a rotor with a substantially vertical axis and a plurality of vanes. A mount for the rotor allows the rotor to rotate in response to fluid flow such as wind contacting the plurality of vanes, and the mount puts the rotor in rotationally dri ...


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Michael D Platt: Reduced friction wind turbine apparatus and method. Natural Forces, Husch & Eppenberger, October 19, 2006: US20060232076-A1

The present invention is a wind power apparatus for driving an electric generator. The wind power apparatus comprises a frame, a vertical axle mounted on the frame and a buoyant hull. The buoyant hull is rotational disposed on the axle. The buoyant hull has a curvilinear side surface. The wind power ...


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Michael D Platt: Reduced Friction Wind Turbine Apparatus and Method. Natural Forces, Husch Blackwell Sanders, October 22, 2009: US20090261597-A1

A fluid flow energy capture device for power generation has a rotor with a substantially vertical axis and a plurality of vanes. A mount for the rotor allows the rotor to rotate in response to fluid flow such as wind contacting the plurality of vanes, and the mount puts the rotor in rotationally dri ...