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Francisco J Gutierrez Atencio: Symmetric tidal station. Emory L Groff Jr, August 28, 1984: US04468153 (41 worldwide citation)

A tidal station includes a plurality of turbine/generator sets removably insertable along the central axis of a caisson to provide a symmetrical installation. Fixedly disposed basin side and sea side diffusers include inlets alternately juxtaposed opposite ends of the turbine/generator sets as the s ...


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Scott C Daubin: Compliant underwater pipe system. Salvatore G Militana, September 26, 1978: US04116009 (38 worldwide citation)

A compliant underwater pipe system having a compliant pipe whose buoyancy is readily controlled extending vertically in a sea, having a pump module mounted at the bottom end of the compliant pipe and an energy conversion device at the top end thereof whereby cold water is pumped from the bottom of t ...


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Henry K Obermeyer: Liquid level control system and method of operating the same. Victor E Libert, September 20, 1988: US04772157 (34 worldwide citation)

A control apparatus responsive to the difference between liquid levels, and a method of controlling a liquid flow regulator by use of the apparatus is disclosed. The control apparatus may comprise a transducer responsive to the back-pressure maintained in a bubbler system including a pair of interco ...


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James G Wenzel, Lloyd C Trimble: Flexible retractable cold water pipe for an ocean thermal energy conversion system. Lockheed Missiles & Space Company, John J Morrissey, February 5, 1985: US04497342 (29 worldwide citation)

A cold water pipe (11) for an ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) system comprises a tubular membrane (12) made of a fabric such as a canvas, which is substantially impervious to flowing water. A proximal end of the pipe (11) is secured to a surface structure such as a ship (10), and a distal end ...


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Francisco J G Atencio: Dam with movable hydroelectric assembly. Emory L Groff Jr, March 13, 1979: US04143990 (29 worldwide citation)

Movable hydroelectric assembly for a water storing dam, having means for movably permitting positioning respective with the main body of said dam, in a downwardly/upwardly pattern displacement being coplanarly arranged or rotatably arranged. Additionally, the hydroelectric assembly has a machine hal ...


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Michael G Tornabene: Wave-action undersea-drilling rig. June 22, 1976: US03964264 (24 worldwide citation)

In a preferred embodiment, a clamping structure is mounted around a drilling-bit tube and is structured for permitting the clamping structure to rotate in counter-clockwise direction slidably around the drilling-bit tube and to permit the clamping structure to slide upwardly on the drilling-bit tube ...


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Francisco Jose Gutierrez Atencio: Transportable hydromotive assembly. Emory L Groff Jr, March 14, 1978: US04078388 (23 worldwide citation)

A submersible hydromotive assembly is provided for an energy storing dam and includes chambers defined in its structural body which can be filled with water to sink the assembly or with gas to float it. Additionally, the hydromotive assembly has a machine hall with auxiliary equipment required to st ...


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Jeffrey L Cripps: Waste water electrical power generating system. Criptonic Energy Solutions, Garlick Harrison & Markison, Bruce E Struckman, April 15, 2008: US07357599 (22 worldwide citation)

An environmental protective electrical power generating system is formed by a penstock connected at its opposite ends to a large sewer for conveying waste water from feeder pipelines to a sanitary treatment station. Sewer waste water is propelled through the sewer line by pumping equipment which sim ...


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Francisco J G Atencio: Dam with reversible hydroelectric station. Emory L Groff Jr, June 26, 1979: US04159188 (22 worldwide citation)

A reversible hydroelectric station associated with a dam having a water passageway includes shiftable components selective displaceable to achieve alternately, either an energy generation or an energy accumulation mode. One or more rotatable hydromotive assemblies is provided each having an integral ...


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Kenneth R Broome: Apparatus for the generation of hydroelectric power and method of manufacturing and installing same. Williams and Broome, Weiser & Stapler, September 10, 1985: US04540313 (21 worldwide citation)

A hydroelectric power generating plant includes separate intake and power generating barges spanning a dam, and a penstock attached to and between the barges to enable fluid communication over the dam and between the barges. In constructing the power generating plant, the barges are constructed remo ...