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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, November 28, 1989: US04883823 (28 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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Craig R Horne, Kim Kinoshita, Darren B Hickey: Redox flow battery system for distributed energy storage. EnerVault Corporation, The Marbury Law Group PLLC, October 26, 2010: US07820321 (27 worldwide citation)

A large stack redox flow battery system provides a solution to the energy storage challenge of many types of renewable energy systems. Independent reaction cells arranged in a cascade configuration are configured according to state of charge conditions expected in each cell. The large stack redox fl ...


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Craig D Eastman, Douglas R Hole: Methods and devices for the production of hydrocarbons from carbon and hydrogen sources. Principle Energy Solutions, Sidley Austin, October 2, 2012: US08277631 (26 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods are described for converting a carbon source and a hydrogen source into hydrocarbons, such as alcohols, for alternative energy sources. The influents may comprise carbon dioxide gas and hydrogen gas or water, obtainable from the atmosphere for through methods described herein, su ...


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Donald Hollis Gehring: Offshore power generator with current, wave or alternative generators. Bracewell & Giuliani, April 1, 2008: US07352078 (26 worldwide citation)

An offshore power generator includes an offshore platform. Current, wind, wave and other renewable energy generators are mounted to the offshore platform. Each current generator has a shroud enclosing a set of blades. A hub member is located within the shroud and extends in an upstream direction fro ...


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Thaddeus Jakubowski Jr: Cold gas ejector rack. McDonnell Douglas Helicopter Company, Donald E Stout, December 10, 1996: US05583312 (25 worldwide citation)

There is provided a renewable energy source ejector rack for retaining and releasing stores (bombs or the like) on an aircraft, which has on-board pressurization capability, employs a single pressurization system for two or more release mechanisms, and uses air or other clean non-pyrotechnic pressur ...


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Liuchen Chang: Stand-alone wind turbine system, apparatus, and method suitable for operating the same. The University of New Brunswick, Krieg DeVault, January 13, 2009: US07476987 (25 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a wind turbine-battery-dump load stand-alone renewable energy system and an optimal control of the same. The system may include both power conversion and control units. In one embodiment, the power conversion unit features a wind-turbine-driven three-phase induction generator ...


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John V Mizzi: Renewable energy systems using long-stroke open-channel reciprocating engines. Omnific International, Alfred M Walker, April 29, 2003: US06555931 (24 worldwide citation)

Renewable energy systems extracting energy from natural water flow or wind. The energy systems are configurations of long-stroke open-channel reciprocating engines employing one or two flow engaging elements such as drogue chutes for water flow or airfoils for wind applications tethered to a power d ...


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Charles Alexander Garris: Pressure exchanging ejector and methods of use. The George Washington University, October 31, 2000: US06138456 (22 worldwide citation)

A novel pressure-exchange ejector is disclosed whereby a high energy primary fluid compresses a lower energy secondary fluid through direct fluid-fluid momentum exchange. The pressure-exchange ejector utilizes non-steady flow principles and supersonic flow principles to obtain an ejector-compressor ...


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Paul Harvey Hartman: Renewable energy vehicle charging station. Sustainable Structures, September 6, 2011: US08013569 (22 worldwide citation)

A renewable energy system for directly charging electric and hybrid vehicles is shown for areas with modest wind resources and/or solar resources. The invention consists of a composite stanchion for mounting on a base in a parking lot that is both capable of supporting a medium sized wind turbine (o ...


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Edward H Brzezowski, Joseph G Grabowski: System and method for monitoring and managing energy performance. Noveda Technologies, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, January 24, 2012: US08103465 (22 worldwide citation)

Generation of renewable energy for, exportation of the renewable energy from, importation of utility generated energy to, and consumption of energy at, a facility are monitored in substantially real time to provide for substantially real time management and reporting of energy performance of the fac ...



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