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Paulo Tubel, Michael Wayne Holcombe, John L Baugh, Albert A Mullins II, Robert Chapman Ross: Downhole apparatus for generating electrical power in a well. Baker Hughes Incorporated, Fishman Dionne Cantor & Colburn, November 24, 1998: US05839508 (214 worldwide citation)

Electrical generating apparatus is provided which connects to the production tubing. In a preferred embodiment, this apparatus includes a housing having a primary flow passageway in communication with the production tubing. The housing also includes a laterally displaced side passageway communicatin ...


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Thomas Elwood Dowdy: Coal gasification and hydrogen production system and method. Siemens Westinghouse Power Corporation, September 21, 1999: US05955039 (214 worldwide citation)

A system and method generates electricity and co-produces a hydrogen flow from coal. The electricity is generated by a turbine with a topping combustor and a solid oxide fuel cell ("SOFC") reacting syngas. The syngas is produced in a coal gasifier with a portion of the compressed air from the turbin ...


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Edward L Fitzemeyer, Bill M Steinhart, Carmelo Agostino: Utility monitoring and control system. Total Energy Management Consultants, Lahive & Cockfield, June 7, 1988: US04749992 (211 worldwide citation)

A remote utility reading and control system includes a central utility use data bank which communicates by communications link with a plurality of relay modules located at power sub-distribution transformers. Each relay module separately addresses and communicates by PLC with a number of site units ...


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Ronald J Liebl, Alan J Bronikowski, Thomas C Holdorf, Lawrence J Strojny, Mark W Tellier: Energy control system. Johnson Service Company, Foley & Lardner, February 22, 1994: US05289362 (210 worldwide citation)

A control system for controlling a climate control device, such as an HVAC device within a premise, utilizes real time price tier data supplied by the utility company to achieve economical temperature regulation of the premise. The control system regulates temperature based on time of day data and d ...


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Isaac Shnaid, Dan Weiner, Shimshon Brokman: Compressed air energy storage method and system. The Israel Electric Corporation, Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery, July 23, 1996: US05537822 (202 worldwide citation)

A compressed air energy storage (CAES) system utilizes compressed air stored in a cavity for electric power and cold production. During periods of excess power production, atmospheric air is compressed then cooled in stages using energy from a motor/generator. Condensed water is then separated from ...


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Robert T Mason Jr, Andrew J Borleske, Kenneth C Shuey: Using a fixed network wireless data collection system to improve utility responsiveness to power outages. Elster Electricity, Woodcock Washburn, December 11, 2007: US07308370 (201 worldwide citation)

A system for determining service outages and restorations includes an outage management server (OMS) that generates reports of outages and restoration information for metering endpoints. The outages may be caused by faults at various locations in the distribution network. The metering endpoint may i ...


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T R Shantha: Treatment method for transsphenoidal stimulation of the pituitary gland and of nerve structures. Arthur A Gardner & Associates PC, August 11, 1998: US05792100 (199 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are provided for the stimulation through the sphenoid sinus, the pituitary gland and the adjoining brain structures. The apparatus consists of an inflatable balloon and which is inserted into the sphenoid sinus and inflated. The balloon will stimulate by pressure, heat, cold o ...


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Dennis F Johnson, Michael Wiebe, Erwin Holowick, Nathan R Jacob, Michael F Murphy, James J Schellenberg, Michael S Stasenski: Wide area communications network for remote data generating stations. Itron, Patterson Thuente Skaar & Christensen P A, January 9, 2001: US06172616 (197 worldwide citation)

A wide area communications network communicating data from a plurality of network service modules through a plurality of remote cell nodes and intermediate data terminals to a central data terminal. The wide area communicates network collects network generated by a plurality of physical devices such ...


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Masahiro Takeda: Memory card having static electricity protection. Sony Corporation, Alvin Sinderbrand, Eslinger Lewis H, July 30, 1985: US04532419 (196 worldwide citation)

A memory card includes a card support formed by two plastic boards; a printed circuit board mounted on the card support; an integrated circuit mounted on the printed circuit board and including a memory for storing information, a central processing unit for accessing the information, and access term ...


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Robin Paul Rickard: Time division duplex communications repeater. Northern Telecom, Lee Mann Smith McWilliams Sweeney & Ohlson, March 10, 1998: US05726980 (192 worldwide citation)

A repeater for use with Time Division Duplex (TDD) communications such as CT2 delivered over mains electricity cables. The repeater is coupled to a mains cable via a branch (the cable is not broken) and in alternate TDD phases converts signals from f.sub.1 .fwdarw.f.sub.2 or f.sub.2 .fwdarw.f.sub.1 ...