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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 (35 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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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 (31 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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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 (31 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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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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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 (29 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 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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Mahmoud Bahy Noureldin: Energy efficient apparatus employing energy efficient process schemes providing enhanced integration of gasification-based multi-generation and hydrocarbon refining facilities and related methods. Saudi Arabian Oil Company, Bracewell, Constance G Rhebergen, Christopher L Drymalla, February 7, 2017: US09562201 (26 worldwide citation)

Energy-efficient gasification-based multi-generation apparatus, facilities, or systems, and methods of modifying existing gasification-based multi-generation apparatus and the various conventional thermal coupling arrangements, are provided. Apparatus for managing waste heat recovery through integra ...


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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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Paul Harvey Hartman: Renewable energy vehicle charging station. Sustainable Structures, September 6, 2011: US08013569 (26 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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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 ...