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Declan N Pritchard: Wind farm generation scheme utilizing electrolysis to create gaseous fuel for a constant output generator. Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, January 7, 1997: US05592028 (92 worldwide citation)

Novel means for smoothing electrical power output from wind powered electrical generators is provided. The means utilizes at least some of the power output to convert water into hydrogen, store and burn the hydrogen to produce energy, and use the energy from the burning for the generation of electri ...


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Thomas A Wilkins, Nagwa M Elkachouty, Reigh A Walling, James P Lyons, Robert W Delmerico, Sumit Bose, Nicholas Wright Miller: Continuous reactive power support for wind turbine generators. General Electric Company, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, August 2, 2005: US06924565 (60 worldwide citation)

Real and reactive power control for wind turbine generator systems. The technique described herein provides the potential to utilize the total capacity of a wind turbine generator system (e.g., a wind farm) to provide dynamic VAR (reactive power support). The VAR support provided by individual wind ...


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William L Erdman, Terry M Lettenmaier: Wind farm electrical system. Global EnergyConcepts, William Erdman, John Vanden Bosche, July 4, 2006: US07071579 (55 worldwide citation)

An approach to wind farm design using variable speed wind turbines with low pulse number electrical output. The output of multiple wind turbines are aggregated to create a high pulse number electrical output at a point of common coupling with a utility grid network. Power quality at each individual ...


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Karl E Stahlkopf: Power control interface between a wind farm and a power transmission system. HECO, Leighton K Chong, February 21, 2006: US07002260 (41 worldwide citation)

A power control interface between an unstable power source such as a wind farm and a power transmission line employs an electrical energy storage, control system, and electronic compensation module which act together like an “electronic shock absorber” for storing excess power during periods of incr ...


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Gary Moore, Mark Edward Cardinal: Wind turbine system control. General Electric Company, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, March 14, 2006: US07013203 (39 worldwide citation)

Wind turbine generator wind farm systems to collect data for use for wind farm control. A combination master-slave supervisory command and data acquisition (SCADA) architecture together with distributed databases local to the data producing device within a wind farm provide functionality for real-ti ...


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Einar V Larsen: Voltage control for wind generators. General Electric Company, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, January 23, 2007: US07166928 (35 worldwide citation)

A wind turbine generator control system includes relatively fast regulation of voltage near the individual generators with relatively slower overall reactive power regulation at a substation or wind farm level. The setpoint of the relatively fast voltage regulator is adjusted by the relatively slow ...


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Enis Ben M, Lieberman Paul: An improved method of transporting and storing wind generated energy using a pipeline. Enis Ben M, Lieberman Paul, SHIMAZAKI J John, August 9, 2007: WO/2007/089872 (35 worldwide citation)

Wind turbine based power generation and storage system network and method wherein potential energy is stored as compressed air. A high-pressure pneumatic pipeline system is employed to link remote wind farms. The pipelines are located on the desert floor and adjacent railroad beds. The compressed ai ...


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Robert William Delmerico, Mark Edward Cardinal, Kirk Gee Pierce: System and method for operating a wind farm under high wind speed conditions. General Electric Company, Fletcher Yoder, November 20, 2007: US07298059 (34 worldwide citation)

A system and method of operating a wind farm, having multiple wind turbine generators, at high wind speeds is provided. Wind speeds at individual wind turbine generators are monitored and a signal is transmitted from the wind turbine generators to a wind farm control system based on the monitored wi ...


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Karl E Stahlkopf: Power control interface between a wind farm and a power transmission system. Hawaiian Electric Company, Leighton K Chong, Ostrager Chong & Flaherty, February 22, 2005: US06858953 (34 worldwide citation)

A power control interface between an unstable power source such as a wind farm and a power transmission line employs an electrical energy storage, control system, and electronic compensation module which act together like an “electronic shock absorber” for storing excess power during periods of incr ...


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Aloys Wobben: Method for operating a wind farm. Neil A Steinberg, April 20, 2004: US06724097 (33 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for operating a wind park having maximum permissible output power and a plurality of wind power installations wherein each wind power installation includes an output power and a maximum rated output power. The apparatus, in one aspect, includes a processing unit that is couple ...



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