Jerome J Cuomo, Jerry M Woodall: Solid state renewable energy supply. International Business Machines Corporation, Alvin J Riddles, November 9, 1982: US04358291 (16 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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Kodjo Agbossou, Tapan K Bose, Sousso Kelouwani, Rémy Simard: Control system for a renewable energy system. C Marc Benoît, Ogilvy Renault, January 6, 2004: US06674263 (14 worldwide citation)

A renewable energy (RE) system is disclosed which comprises an energy source providing unit, a DC bus, a buck converter, an hydrogen generator, an hydrogen storage, an energy conversion device, a boost converter, a DC to AC converter, and a monitoring system.

Daniel Constantine Gregory, Lawrence H Alesi, J Adam Crain: Distributed hybrid renewable energy power plant and methods, systems, and comptuer readable media for controlling a distributed hybrid renewable energy power plant. Green Energy Corporation, Jenkins Wilson Taylor & Hunt P A, September 4, 2012: US08260469 (13 worldwide citation)

The subject matter described herein includes a distributed hybrid renewable energy power plant. One exemplary hybrid renewable energy power plant includes a plurality of renewable energy power generation sources that are distributed over a geographic area. A plurality of grid interface boxes connect ...

Auner Norbert: (De) Verfahren zur herstellung von silicium aus halogensilanen, (En) Method for production of silicon from silyl halides. Rev Renewable Energy Ventures, Auner Norbert, DABRINGHAUS Marc, November 30, 2006: WO/2006/125425 (13 worldwide citation)

(EN) The invention relates to a method for production of silicon from silyl halides. In a first step the silyl halide is converted to a polysilane with creation of a plasma discharge which is subsequently decomposed to give silicon by heating in a second step.(DE) Die vorliegende Erfindung betrifft ...

Frank Wegner Donnelly, David William Dewis: Dispatchable power from a renewable energy facility. ICR Turbine Engine Corporation, Sheridan Ross P C, October 21, 2014: US08866334 (12 worldwide citation)

The placement of fully available prime movers having a DC output at a location inside or adjacent to an inverter-based intermittently available renewable energy site is disclosed. The fully available prime movers add reliability to an unreliable energy asset that is reaching its maximum penetration ...

William Lowell Kelly: Apparatus for hydroelectric power production expansion. Diller Ramik & Wight, January 20, 2009: US07478974 (12 worldwide citation)

Normally hydroelectric dam powerhouses use river flow once before discharging it as turbulent tailwater, ineffective to spin turbines. The present invention uses tapered channels to confine and constrict turbulent tailwater into laminar flow that drives turbines both submersible and floatable utiliz ...