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Afif Abouraphael: Hydroelectric power plant designed to transform the potential energy of compressed gas into mechanical and electrical energy through the potential energy of liquids. January 31, 2006: US06990809 (16 worldwide citation)

A renewable energy power generating plant is disclosed. It uses the renewable energy of fluids according to Archmedes Principale. It includes a liquid-filled pool, an endless chain looping around lower and upper cogwheels, containers attached to chain links receiving compressed air in the bottom of ...


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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 (16 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 ...


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Gary Kremen, David G Coleman: Methods, systems and agreements for increasing the likelihood of repayments under a financing agreement for renewable energy equipment. Clean Power Finance, Perkins Coie, April 13, 2010: US07698219 (15 worldwide citation)

A business method is disclosed of increasing the probability of timely receiving payment for financing renewable energy consumer premises equipment (CPE) by a consumer for power generation at a consumer premises, the renewable energy CPE adapted to deliver power onto a power grid. The method compris ...


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Alexander M Gorlov: Water gate array for current flow or tidal movement pneumatic harnessing system. Northeastern University, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Hayes, December 24, 1991: US05074710 (15 worldwide citation)

The invention, which provides a system for harnessing power from current flow or tidal movement in a body of water, comprises first and second hydro-pneumatic chambers each having ingress and egress below the water surface near the river or ocean floor and water gates operative to open or seal the p ...


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Sauar Erik, Grimsrud Ole M, Marstein Erik Stensrud, Bjørseth Alf: Solar cell module. Renewable Energy Corporation Asa, Sauar Erik, Grimsrud Ole M, Marstein Erik Stensrud, Bjørseth Alf, ONSAGERS, June 28, 2007: WO/2007/073203 (15 worldwide citation)

The invention regards a solar cell module comprising a plurality of electrically interconnected solar cells having a front side and a back side and a transparent front plate overlying the front side of the solar cells, where the solar cells are arranged in a pattern where at least two cells are spac ...


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Majid Z Khalaf: Periodic air gap electric generator. Philip H Kier, April 16, 2002: US06373161 (15 worldwide citation)

A rotating machine that can generate standard AC, high-frequency AC, or DC electricity by non-conventional means. The method involves changing the air gap between a pole of a stationary magnet and a ferromagnetic member on a rotating disk-like flywheel. Each time the distance of the air gap changes ...


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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 (14 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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Babak Fahimi, Wei Jiang: Methods and apparatus for design and control of multi-port power electronic interface for renewable energy sources. Board of Regents The University of Texas System, Chowdhury & Georgakis P C, May 14, 2013: US08442698 (14 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for energy management are disclosed. An example system includes a first port connected to an energy storage device for bidirectional flow of energy, a second port connected to an energy source device for unidirectional flow of energy, a third port connected to a utility grid for ...


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Jerome J Cuomo, Jerry M Woodall: Solid state renewable energy supply. International Business Machines Corporation, Alvin J Riddles, November 9, 1982: US04358291 (14 worldwide citation)

A solid state renewable energy supply is provided by the oxidation of a passivating oxide forming solid state material in the presence of oxygen under the control of a passivating oxide preventing agent forming thereby an oxide reaction product, heat and hydrogen. The oxide reaction product is then ...


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Kerry T Kalarney: Portable renewable energy system enclosure. The Powerpod Corporation, Christie Parker & Hale, August 22, 2000: US06106970 (14 worldwide citation)

A portable enclosure for housing a renewable energy system and for use with an energy-generating system is provided. The enclosure comprises a container having side walls, a bottom wall, an open top, and a dividing wall that divides the inside of the container into first and second compartments, bot ...



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