Charles E Campbell: Hydroelectric power system. Terra Nova Patent Law PLLC, Mitchell A Rossman, March 19, 2013: US08400007 (4 worldwide citation)

A hydroelectric power system is provided. The hydroelectric power system includes a storage tank; a fluid; a penstock; an electric turbine generator, a transformer, an electric power grid system; a pump, and connecting conduit. A method of generating hydroelectric energy is also provided.

Jacques Fonkenell: Turbine and hydroelectric power plant for very low head. Howard IP Law Group PC, July 5, 2011: US07972108 (4 worldwide citation)

A turbine for a hydroelectric power plant intended to equip a water stream at the level of a very low head lower than 10 meters, and preferably from 1 to 5 meters, comprising a helix-shaped wheel, the ratio between the kinetic energy of the water flow coming out of the wheel and the potential energy ...

Kelvin Steven Barry: Floating hydroelectric power generation plant. Kelvin Steven Barry, October 31, 2007: EP1849999-A2 (4 worldwide citation)

A floating power generation plant (10) having a floating vessel (12) having a body (14) including first and second hulls (16, 18) arranged parallel to each other providing a channel (20) therebetween. The plant (10) has a turbine (22) located substantially centrally along the channel (20). Any porti ...

Rolf Bertschi: Method for protecting two static converters with direct-current link from overcurrents. BBC Brown Boveri, Oblon Fisher Spivak McClelland & Maier, January 12, 1988: US04719554 (4 worldwide citation)

The field windings of large generators of hydroelectric power stations which are continuously connected to a three-phase system and are designed to produce large capacitive powers, are fed from a "positive" main static converter, designed for 8 kA, via a field circuit. An anti-parallel "negative" au ...

Walter William Keeling: System for increasing the effective head of a dam without physically increasing the height of the dam. D Paul Weaver, March 29, 1977: US04014173 (4 worldwide citation)

To increase the effective head of a dam of predetermined height and thereby increasing hydroelectric power generation, the generator driving turbine means is placed in a pit substantially below the bed level of the tailwater. Water discharged from the turbine means is utilized to operate hydraulic r ...

Abel Echemendia: Hydroelectric power system. Donald J Ersler, November 15, 2011: US08058741 (4 worldwide citation)

A hydroelectric power system includes a plurality of paddle wheels, a plurality of electrical generators, a pumping system and a support structure. The support structure includes a water reservoir and at least one water channel contained in an inclined surface. The pumping system includes a pluralit ...

Jon Arron McClintock, Daniel Buchmueller, Varadarajan Gopalakrishnan, Fabian Hensel, Jesper Mikael Johansson, Brandon William Porter, Andrew Jay Roths: Systems, devices and methods delivering energy using an uncrewed autonomous vehicle. Amazon Technologies, Lindauer Law PLLC, October 3, 2017: US09778653 (4 worldwide citation)

Devices such as vehicles, remote sensors, and so forth consume energy during operation. Described herein are systems, devices, and methods for transferring energy from an uncrewed autonomous vehicle to a vehicle such as a car. The uncrewed autonomous vehicle may locate the vehicle at a rendezvous lo ...

Ledner Albert C: Thermal-gravity fluid pumping method and apparatus. October 16, 1973: US3765799 (4 worldwide citation)

A large volume pumping method and apparatus comprising an economical thermal-gravity pumping system which is non-polluting, and employs relatively free and limitless, generally available, sources of energy input. The invention is particularly useful in pumping water into a tank reservoir for the ult ...

Castaings Albert Sauronet Edou: Method and device for mounting a monobloc hydroelectric unit with horizontal axis. Neyrpic, April 4, 1986: FR2571101-A1 (4 worldwide citation)

Method of mounting a monobloc hydroelectric unit with horizontal axis, such as bulb unit 1 in a hydroelectric power station. It consists in transporting and installing on the sites the monobloc assembly 1, 7, 8 which was previously factory-assemblied and which comprises the unit 1, its front guide v ...

John Christopher Shelton, Jay Craig Geinzer, Brett Lance Galura, Steven Christianne Gerard Meersman: Hybrid electric generating power plant that uses a combination of real-time generation facilities and energy storage system. THE AES CORPORATION, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, January 31, 2017: US09559520 (3 worldwide citation)

Approaches for controlling power supplied to an electric grid are disclosed. In embodiments, methods and systems control power supplied to an electric grid using an energy storage device. In an embodiment, a method receives an indication of power to be supplied to the electric grid, generates power ...