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Charles Alexander Garris: Pressure exchanging ejector and methods of use. The George Washington University, October 31, 2000: US06138456 (24 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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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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Daniel W Parmley: Renewable energy power systems. Keith L Jenkins Registered Patent Attorney, Keith L Jenkins, August 12, 2008: US07411308 (23 worldwide citation)

Rapidly responsive energy storage means enable the creation of a multi-port DC bus in a UPS, enabling the multi-port DC bus to couple a plurality of intermittent DC sources and intermittent DC loads. The invention includes renewable energy power systems with a UPS having a multi-port DC bus and a re ...


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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 (23 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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Paul Garrity, Aaron Michael Jungreis: Renewable energy power generation systems. Enecsys, Adeli & Tollen, March 5, 2013: US08391032 (22 worldwide citation)

We describe a modular adjustable power factor renewable energy inverter system. The system comprises a plurality of inverter modules having a switched capacitor across its ac power output, a power measurement system coupled to a communication interface, and a power factor controller to control switc ...


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Mark Bird: Water desalination system. Thorpe North & Western, July 4, 2000: US06083382 (22 worldwide citation)

A system and method for producing potable water from a brine source uses an Archimedean screw to elevate water to an elevated point. The water is then filtered to desalinate the water through a series of filters arranged in a vertical shaft using gravity to move the water through the filters. The ve ...


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Roy Edward McAlister: Carbon-based durable goods and renewable fuel from biomass waste dissociation. McAlister Technologies, Susan D Betcher, November 27, 2012: US08318997 (22 worldwide citation)

Techniques, systems, apparatus and material are disclosed for generating renewable energy from biomass waste while sequestering carbon. In one aspect, a method performed by a reactor to dissociate raw biomass waste into a renewable source energy or a carbon byproduct or both includes receiving the r ...


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Robert J Schaefer, Holden R Caine: System and method for integrating billing information from alternate energy sources with traditional energy sources. Also Energy, Sheridan Ross P C, July 3, 2012: US08214270 (21 worldwide citation)

The method and system of the present invention provides for data gathering of energy systems, calculation of billing information for the energy systems to include both traditional energy sources and renewable energy sources, and creation of various outputs to include various user interfaces applicab ...


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Rutledge Keith: Energy conversion system for hydrogen generation and uses thereof. Rutledge Keith, LANGE Keith R, November 23, 2006: WO/2006/124805 (21 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a system capable of using kinetic/inertial and renewable energy to generate hydrogen for use as a fuel in vehicles and other applications. In certain embodiments, this invention relates to a system in which hydrogen is generated (102) during vehicle braking and which ...


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Bernhardt Gary Colin, Pawelko Wojciech, Fusco Michael, Reisenauer William, Woodcock Katrika: An led based lighting system providing independently controllable light distribution patterns. Adaptive Lighting Solutions, Bernhardt Gary Colin, Pawelko Wojciech, Fusco Michael, Reisenauer William, Woodcock Katrika, HESPOS Gerald E, August 27, 2009: WO/2009/105168 (21 worldwide citation)

An LED based lighting fixture providing independently controllable light distribution patterns, e.g., ambient lighting and task lighting, is provided. The light fixture of the present disclosure provides a 'dome' type LED based light fixture to replace the functionality of a traditional incandescent ...