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Fabio Bertolotti, Hermann Kestermann, Jens Van Schelve: Redundant pitch system. SSB Wind Systems & Co KG, Harness Dickey & Pierce, August 23, 2016: US09422919 (1 worldwide citation)

A pitch system for a wind turbine installation having an electrically driven pitch drive associated with each rotor blade and an electric motor arranged in a rotating part of the wind turbine installation for blade adjustments. A power and control unit is associated with the motor and has line conne ...


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Fabio Bertolotti, Jens Van Schelve: Control device for a wind turbine. SSB Wind Systems & Co KG, Harness Dickey & Pierce, September 30, 2014: US08847419 (1 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a control device for a wind power plant having an electrical system and a rotor including a plurality of rotor blades driven by wind, and outputting a mechanical rotor power to the electrical system. The system converts the mechanical rotor power at least partially into elec ...


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Fabio Bertolotti, Sebastian Sbonnik, Thomas Sumbeck: Angular position encoder for a rotating shaft. SSB Wind Systems & Co KG, Harness Dickey & Pierce, September 9, 2014: US08831907 (1 worldwide citation)

An angular position encoder for a rotating shaft is disclosed, in particular for application on the rotor shaft in wind turbines. A materialized measure in the form of a roller chain is arranged around the circumference of the shaft. A scanning head in the form of a sensor is arranged at a distance ...


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Fabio Bertolotti: Method for controlling a wind turbine. SSB Wind Systems & Co KG, Harness Dickey & Pierce, September 8, 2015: US09127645 (1 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method for controlling a wind power plant having a rotor (5) driven by wind and rotating about a horizontal or substantially horizontally aligned rotor axis (6). The rotor includes a plurality of rotor blades (1, 2, 3), each extending in the direction of a blade axis (11, ...


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Fabio Bertolotti, Hermann Kestermann, Marc Andre Thier, Tobias Bueltel, Josef Upsing, Tobias Daemberg, Norbert Wibben: Wind turbine. SSB Wind Systems & Co KG, Harness Dickey & Pierce, March 29, 2016: US09297360

The disclosure relates to a wind turbine having a machine support (5), a rotor (6) which can be driven by wind (13) to rotate about the rotor axis (7) and is mounted so that it can rotate on the machine support (5) about a rotor axis (7). The rotor includes a rotor hub (8) and several rotor blades ( ...


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Fabio Bertolotti, Norbert Kötting: Sensor device for measuring aerodynamic loads of a rotor blade of a wind turbine. SSB Wind Systems & Co KG, Harness Dickey & Pierce, May 23, 2017: US09657720

A sensor device for measuring aerodynamic loads of a rotor blade for a wind power installation. The sensor device includes a reflector arranged in a cavity of the rotor blade which signals a signal evaluation device arranged at a distance from the reflector. The signal evaluation device detects and ...


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Fabio Bertolotti, Hermann Kestermann, Marc Andre Thier, Tobias Bueltel, Josef Upsing, Tobias Daemberg, Norbert Wibben: Switchgear cabinet for a wind turbine. SSB Wind Systems & Co KG, Harness Dickey & Pierce, April 7, 2015: US09001498

The invention relates to a control cabinet for a wind turbine including a cabinet body (24) defining an inner chamber (23) and having a peripheral wall (40). One or more electric circuits (19, 20, 21) are arranged in the inner chamber (23) and one or more electric energy storage modules (50) which a ...


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Fabio Bertolotti, Christian Bott: Pitch angle measuring system and method for wind turbines. SSB Wind Systems & Co KG, Harness Dickey & Pierce, February 20, 2018: US09896959

The present invention relates to a wind turbine and a measuring system for determining the pitch angle of at least one blade relative to a hub of a wind turbine. The measurement comprises a first angular-velocity sensor (130) measuring a first angular velocity (φ) around a first sensor axis (e1), th ...


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Fabio Bertolotti: Meteorological measurement system. SSB Wind Systems & Co KG, Harness Dickey & Pierce, July 7, 2015: US09075168

A meteorological measurement system is disclosed having a meteorological mast which extends upwards from a base and supports one or more wind gauges. At least one of the wind gauges is disposed in the region of the upper tip of the mast and is designed as a remote wind gauge for measuring wind condi ...


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Fabio Bertolotti: Rotor for a wind turbine. SSB Wind Systems & Co KG, Harness Dickey & Pierce, April 14, 2015: US09004867

The present disclosure relates to a rotor for a wind turbine (1), having a rotor hub (8), having at least one rotor blade (9) mounted on the rotor hub (8) so as to be rotatable about a blade axis (11). At least one threaded spindle mechanism (13) is positioned between the rotor hub (8) and the rotor ...