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Gibberd George James, Huxley Reynard Christopher Sha, Lake Tania: A deployment and retrieval apparatus for submerged power generating devices. Tidal Generation, May 2, 2007: GB2431628-A (27 worldwide citation)

A submersible winching device (4) is mounted on a positively buoyant power generating apparatus (1) for the purposes of deploying said power generating apparatus onto a submerged support structure (7). A diver or remotely operated vehicle is initially employed to attach the winching tether to the su ...


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Gibberd George James, Huxley Reynard Christopher Sha: Flow alignment device for tidal generating apparatus. Tidal Generation, April 18, 2007: GB2431207-A (19 worldwide citation)

A submerged horizontal axis axial flow turbine (1) and (2) designed to generate electricity from water currents is mounted to a fixed rigid support structure (3) by means of a horizontal axis hinging device (4) and (5). The distributions of buoyancy (B) and mass (C) are arranged to cause the turbine ...


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Huxley Reynard Christopher Sha, Vigars Paul: A mechanical connection system for submerged marine power generating devices. Tidal Generation, October 29, 2008: GB2448710-A (11 worldwide citation)

A detachable underwater coupling allows attachment of a normally submerged water current or wave power generating device (PGA) 1 to a submerged support structure 2 which incorporates the function of a plain yaw bearing allowing rotation of the PGA about a substantially vertical axis, such coupling c ...


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Gibberd George James, Huxley Reynard Christopher Sha: Installation of underwater anchorages. Tidal Generation, April 18, 2007: GB2431189-A (6 worldwide citation)

A cost-effective means of securing load bearing structures to the bed of the sea, river or estuary in situations where the ground comprises rock or stiff material, by means of attachment piles installed using a down-hole percussion drilling system. Key features are: (i) the system is deployed from a ...


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Thake Jeremy Richard, Huxley Reynard Christopher Sha, Gibberd George James: Fluid driven generator. Tidal Generation, November 26, 2008: GB2449436-A (3 worldwide citation)

A device generates electricity from a moving fluid, the device comprises a generator having a rotating outer ring 7 with magnetic poles on an inner surface thereof, the outer ring 7 being rotatable by a fluid driven bladed rotor 1. The generator also has a stationary inner ring 8 having coils which ...