Grady B Nichols, Sabert Oglesby Jr: Electrostatic precipitator. Southern Company Services, Needle & Rosenberg P C, May 16, 2000: US06063168 (41 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for charging an electrostatic precipitator, powered by a power supply and having a plurality of corona electrodes and a plurality of collector electrodes, such that a precipitator capacitance may be formed therebetween, includes a storage capacitor across the power supply, having a stor ...

Colin L Feeser, Todd R Santello, Roby L Bedford: Patch cycle master records management and server maintenance system. Southern Company Services, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, October 23, 2012: US08296756 (33 worldwide citation)

A method, system, and computer readable storage medium for managing the deployment of software patch updates on a plurality of computers in an enterprise computer network during a patch cycle wherein each computer receives and installs periodic software patch updates automatically. An inventory is m ...

Thomas R Sims, Daniel W Noles, Daryl K Hallmark: Method, apparatus, and system for real time reactive power output monitoring and predicting. Southern Company Services, Needle & Rosenberg P C, December 10, 2002: US06492801 (32 worldwide citation)

An actual real-time reactive power output reserve of a generator is calculated by determining a real-time reactive power output of the generator at present operating conditions, determining a maximum reactive power output of the generator at the present operating conditions based on a maximum volt-a ...

Reed Edwards, James Clyde McNeely Sr, Kevin Daniel Carden, Vance Mullis: System and method for determining expected unserved energy to quantify generation reliability risks. Southern Company Services, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice PLLC, April 13, 2010: US07698233 (31 worldwide citation)

A method, system and program product for quantifying a risk of an expected unserved energy in an energy generation system using a digital simulation. An energy load demand forecast is generated based at least in part on a weather year model. A plurality of energy generation resources are committed t ...

Glen P Robinson, Andrew L Blackshaw: Integrated heat pump water heater. Southern Company Services, Sumner C Rosenberg, William H Needle, July 8, 1986: US04598557 (23 worldwide citation)

An economical full capacity integrated heat pump water system which utilizes the basic components of conventional heat pump systems and a hot water heat exchanger incorporated in the system. The invention may be operated in three refrigerant flow configurations, with five associated operational mode ...

James C Redwine, David W Morris, David L Drummonds: Methods for the in situ removal of a contaminant from soil. Southern Company Services, Needle & Rosenberg P C, April 3, 2001: US06210078 (22 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method for removing a contaminant in situ from soil containing the contaminant, by contacting the soil containing the contaminant with a reagent in situ to remove the contaminant from the soil and form a mixture; removing the mixture from the soil; and removing the contami ...

Harold Dean Dodgen, Charles Lamar Larrimore: Concrete mix containing coal ash and organic plant ash. Southern Company Services, Needle & Rosenburg P C, October 19, 1999: US05968254 (17 worldwide citation)

A composition for manufacturing concrete containing cement, coal ash, and organic plant ash, and a process of making such composition.

Olin A Williams Jr: Dynamic real-time power system monitoring. Southern Company Services, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice PLLC, December 7, 2010: US07848897 (13 worldwide citation)

A method and system for real-time monitoring of a power system having a plurality of locations forming a transmission and distribution grid, wherein each location includes a plurality of connected components. A plurality of pseudorandom signals are injected at selected locations in the power system. ...

Steve M Wilson: Three-component velocity probe for large scale application. Southern Company Services, Needle & Rosenberg, May 30, 1989: US04833917 (9 worldwide citation)

An improved three-component velocity probe for use in measuring velocity of non-uniform gas flows. Specifically, a new probe geometry enables characterization of a flow in three dimensions in large scale applications. The three-component gas flow velocity probe is a cylinder having three equally spa ...

Ronald Alan Perkins, Darby Elsberry Westfall, Gregory Lee Sewell: System and method for organizing managing and accessing large quantities of data from non-homogenous data sources. Southern Company Services, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice PLLC, April 20, 2010: US07702694 (8 worldwide citation)

A method, system, and computer readable medium for organizing, managing, and accessing large quantities of data in a centralized database received from a plurality of non-homogenous data sources. In the method, a specific format is defined for storing the received data in a plurality of data records ...