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Marco Maiwald, Bertram Kurt Müller: Hydrogen production from hydro power. Voith Siemens Hydro Power Generation & Co KG, Voith Siemens Hydro Power Generation, Foley & Lardner, January 11, 2005: US06841893 (36 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for operating a hydroelectric power generating facility configured for operating in first and second operating modes. The facility includes a turbine driven power generating unit receiving a flow of water through an upstream conduit to generate electrical power. The method compr ...


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Marco Maiwald, Bertram Kurt Müller: Hydrogen production from hydro power. Voith Siemens Hydro Power Generation & Co KG, Voith Siemens Hydro Power Generation, Foley & Lardner, March 8, 2005: US06864596 (16 worldwide citation)

A turbine installation configured for large scale hydrogen production includes a foundation structure separating an upper elevation headwater from a lower elevation tailwater. The foundation structure defines a water passageway extending therethrough between an inlet adjacent the headwater and an ou ...


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James R Beyer: Hollow blade for hydraulic turbine or pump. Voith Siemens Hydro Power Generation, Foley & Lardner, December 5, 2000: US06155783 (12 worldwide citation)

A runner for a hydraulic turbine or pump includes a hub and a plurality of blades extending from the hub at spaced intervals therearound. Each blade includes an inner edge secured to the hub and a distal outer edge, a leading edge and an opposed trailing edge, and a curved suction surface and an opp ...


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James R Beyer, Richard K Fisher Jr, Robert G Grubb: Hydraulic turbine for enhancing the level of dissolved gas in water. Voith Siemens Hydro Power Generation, Foley & Lardner, June 19, 2001: US06247893 (10 worldwide citation)

A turbine, adaptable to enhance the levels of dissolved gas such as oxygen in water flowing therethrough, includes a rotating shaft and a runner secured to the shaft. The runner includes a crown, a band and a plurality of runner blades. Each blade is defined by an inner edge and a distal outer edge, ...


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James R Beyer: Hollow blade for hydraulic turbine or pump. Voith Siemens Hydro Power Generation, Foley & Lardner, September 24, 2002: US06454533 (8 worldwide citation)

A runner for a hydraulic turbine or pump includes a hub and a plurality of blades extending from the hub at spaced intervals therearound. Each blade includes an inner edge secured to the hub and a distal outer edge, a leading edge and an opposed trailing edge, and a curved suction surface and an opp ...


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Joseph M Cybularz, Richard K Donelson, Richard K Fisher Jr, Robert G Grubb, Randy V Seifarth, Siegbert Etter, Donald E Zehner: Adjustable blade turbines. Voith Siemens Hydro Power Generation, Foley & Lardner, June 11, 2002: US06402477 (7 worldwide citation)

A turbine, adaptable to improve the survivability of fish present in water flowing therethrough, includes a hub and associated runner blades. Each blade comprises an inner edge and a distal outer edge, a leading edge and a trailing edge separated by a water directing surface. Each blade is rotatable ...


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Richard K Fisher Jr, Robert G Grubb, Joseph M Cybularz, Richard K Donelson, Mark E Kennell, Wolfgang Heine: Hydro-turbine runner. Voith Siemens Hydro Power Generation, Foley & Lardner, July 3, 2001: US06254339 (4 worldwide citation)

A turbine disposed in a water passageway includes a hub and associated runner blades. Each blade comprises an inner edge and a distal outer edge, a leading edge and a trailing edge separated by a water directing surface. Each blade is rotatable relative to the hub about a blade rotational axis. The ...


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Joseph M Cybularz, Richard K Donelson, Richard K Fisher Jr, Robert G Grubb, Randy V Seifarth, Siegbert Etter, Donald E Zehner: Adjustable blade turbines. Voith Siemens Hydro Power Generation, Foley & Lardner, December 26, 2000: US06164907 (2 worldwide citation)

A turbine installation having reduced inner and outer gaps comprises a water passageway and a turbine runner disposed in the passageway downstream of a discharge ring. The turbine runner includes a hollow hub having spaced apart inner and outer surfaces and a longitudinal axis and a plurality of run ...


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Günter Zwarg, Frank Beiser: Electric machine. Voith Siemens Hydro Power Generation & Co KG, Baker & Daniels, March 16, 2004: US06707217 (2 worldwide citation)

During the operation of an electrical machine, brush dust is generated as a result of a frictional wear of the brushes (


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Schechner Alexander: (De) Verfahren und vorrichtung zum anfahren der pumpturbine eines pumpspeicherkraftwerkes, (En) Method and device for starting the pump turbine of a pump storage power station. Voith Siemens Hydro Power Generation & Co Kg, Schechner Alexander, WEITZEL Friedenstrasse 10 89522 Heidenheim, August 11, 2005: WO/2005/073550 (2 worldwide citation)

(EN) The invention relates to a method for starting a pump turbine of a pump storage power station in the rotational direction of the turbine. The turbine is drivingly connected to an electric machine which can be coupled to an electric network. The invention is characterised in that the turbine is ...



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