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James Allen, Eugene Krzywinski, Troy Speers: Advanced renewable energy harvesting. eIQ Energy, Michael A Glenn, Glenn Patent Group, March 20, 2012: US08138631 (49 worldwide citation)

The power of DC electrical sources is combined onto a DC buss, such that each source behaves independently from any other source attached to the buss. In one embodiment, a converter module is attached to each of a plurality of solar photovoltaic panels and its output is attached in a parallel manner ...


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John H Perry Jr, Bharat K Bhatt, Jesse Capps, Paul M Eldridge, Leonard Greiner, Robert W Lockyer, Michelle Martin, Raymond R McNeice, Steven M Misiaszek, Stanton S Perry, Thomas F Sullivan, Paul G Campbell: Self-contained renewable energy system. Perry Oceanographics, Paul J Sutton, Barry G Magidoff, Anthony Amaral Jr, October 11, 1988: US04776171 (49 worldwide citation)

An integrated power system is located adjacent a body of saline water. The power system includes a solar powered and a wind driven engine. Desalinization and electrolysis of the water is provided. The system produces carbon dioxide and hydrogen which are used to generate methanol. The methanol can b ...


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Michael Strizki: Modular solar panel mounting system. Renewable Energy Holdings, Brown & Michaels PC, October 5, 2010: US07806377 (44 worldwide citation)

A mounting system for frameless solar panels having a plurality of base mounting members and a plurality mounting brackets. Each of the mounting brackets include one or more elongated bars having a center portion, a flat top plane and a flat bottom plane, wherein each of the elongated bars includes ...


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Oleg S Fishman: Collection of electric power from renewable energy sources via high voltage, direct current systems with conversion and supply to an alternating current transmission network. Alencon Acquisition Co, Philip O Post, July 3, 2012: US08212408 (43 worldwide citation)

Wind-generated electric power is collected in a multiple nodal arrangement where the DC output current of each node can be held constant while the DC output node voltage is allowed to vary. The DC outputs from the wind-generated power collection nodes are connected together in series and fed to a pl ...


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Robert M Zubrin, Mark H Berggren: Portable apparatus for extracting low carbon petroleum and for generating low carbon electricity. Pioneer Energy, American Patent Agency, Daniar Hussain, July 13, 2010: US07753972 (43 worldwide citation)

The Portable Renewable Energy System for Enhanced Oil Recovery (“PRESEOR”) is a truck mobile system that reforms biomass into CO2 and hydrogen, following which the gases are separated, with the CO2 sequestered underground for enhanced oil recovery (EOR) and the hydrogen used to generate several mega ...


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Anders Andrén, Peter Löfgren, Markku Rissanen, Gang Zhou: Method and system to calculate a demand for energy. ABB, Venable, Eric J Franklin, July 29, 2008: US07406364 (42 worldwide citation)

A method to calculate energy demand in an energy generation, transmission and distribution network including one or more power plants based on different energy source types including renewable energy, a communications system and one or more local consumption metering units. A customer demand profile ...


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Kjaer Christian: Method for accumulation and utilization of renewable energy. I S Boewind, Kjaer Christian, HANS HARDING APS, September 12, 2008: WO/2008/106967 (36 worldwide citation)

The invention includes a method for both accumulation and use of renewable energy from sun, wind or waves. The invention is based on that the renewable energy, which powers for example a windmill (1), is used for production of liquid under pressure in a liquid pump (3), which liquid is subsequent us ...


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Brent Edward Weesner, David Mackay McMillan: Mobile renewable energy generator. General Electric Company, Cantor Colburn, September 12, 2006: US07105940 (34 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for a portable renewable energy generator includes; a movable platform adapted for one of towing and transport to a remote area, a redundant renewable energy source generator including a wind energy extraction device configured for transport on the movable platform, and a batt ...


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Reed Jensen, Ann J Traynor: Reactor for solar processing of slightly-absorbing or transparent gases. Rod D Baker, November 28, 2006: US07140181 (34 worldwide citation)

Solar-powered reactor for processing of slightly absorbing and transparent gases. An obvious path to providing storable, renewable energy is through solar dissociation of gas molecules. These dissociation products are the precursors of modern liquid and gaseous fuels such as hydrogen and methanol/et ...


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Michaelis Dominic: Platform provided with a plurality of renewable energy converter systems. Michaelis Dominic, July 16, 2003: GB2383978-A (31 worldwide citation)

A moored floating or shore-based platform 11 is provided with a plurality of different renewable energy converter systems. The systems may include wave energy converters 12, wind generators 14 and 15, solar collectors (20, Fig 4), sea current turbines 16 and ocean thermal energy converters. The powe ...



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