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Peter C Heidt: Floating power generation assemblies and methods. February 23, 1982: US04316704 (10 worldwide citation)

Floating-on-a-body-of-water compressed-air-generating assemblies and methods are disclosed which are utilized to drive electrical generators powered by compressed air. The integrated assembly utilizes windmills, reciprocating float-linkage means, collapsible paddle blades, and at least one member se ...


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Improvements in or relating to wind-driven prime movers. Kurt Bilau, May 27, 1926: GB252461-A (10 worldwide citation)

252,461. Aero-Dynamos, Ltd., (Bilau, K.). Feb. 27, 1925. Regulating. - Windmills are regulated by varying the effective radius of the sail vanes without actually varying their sail area, and also, if desired, by auxiliary braking means such as slots formed between displaced sections of the vane, wit ...


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Improvements in or relating to horizontally operating windmills. Bunji Hashimoto, Yukiteru Ozaki, September 21, 1922: GB185939-A (10 worldwide citation)

185,939. Hashimoto, B., and Ozaki, Y. Aug. 19, 1921. Radial-flow (bladed) type; working-fluid supply; casings.-A windmill has a rotor mounted on a vertical shaft 15 and provided with vanes 16 mounted between horizontal partitions 14. A surrounding stator is provided with directing- vanes 1 mounted b ...


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Drzewiecki Stephane, Rey Jean: Improvements in self setting sails or blades of windmills or of tractor screws or of pusher screws of aeroplanes or dirigibles.. Drzewiecki Stephane, Rey Jean, April 10, 1919: GB124935-A (10 worldwide citation)

124,935. Drzewiecki, S., and Rey, J. April 30, 1918. Blades &c.-Relates to self-adjusting screw blades for windmills and aircraft propellers adapted to allow a substantially constant speed to be obtained in spite of variations in the speed of the wind or the aircraft. A socket c mounted on the end o ...


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Ben M Enis, Paul Lieberman: Method and apparatus for using wind turbines to generate and supply uninterrupted power to locations remote from the power grid. J John Shimazaki, July 31, 2007: US07250691 (9 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a wind energy generating and storing system comprising methods and apparatuses for providing energy dedicated for immediate use and energy storage, to provide electrical power on an uninterrupted and continuous basis, to locations remote from an electrical power grid ...


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William D Allison: Blade for windmill. Fisher Gerhardt & Groh, October 23, 1979: US04171929 (9 worldwide citation)

A blade for windmills fabricated of sheet metal to form a generally hollow structure containing a reinforcing member. The surfaces of the blade are such that the forward surface is flat and rear of the blade is formed by two surfaces which extend in opposite directions from a line extending from a r ...


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Biebl Hans Dipl Ing, Poetsch Karl: Wind power wheel current generator.. Siemens, June 17, 1981: EP0030357-A2 (9 worldwide citation)

In order to avoid costly drives, particularly in the case of smaller windmills which are used as current generators, and to achieve high reliability, freedom from maintenance and high efficiency with a simple, compact construction, a windmill is provided with a Savonius rotor (1) which is provided w ...


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Andersen Henning: A power plant, a windmill, and a method of producing electrical power from wind energy. Elsam, March 22, 2006: EP1637733-A1 (9 worldwide citation)

Power plant (10) for the generation of electrical power using wind power or wind energy, comprising a plurality of windmills (12,14,16) each comprising a mill tower, a rotor (18,20,22) with a shaft (32) being rotatably journalled in said mill tower, a fluid pressure generator (34) mounted in said mi ...


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Improvements in or relating to windmills. Andrew Fraser, May 12, 1921: GB162999-A (9 worldwide citation)

162,999. Fraser, A. Oct. 25, 1920. Screw motors; blades. - Oppositely rotating wind-wheels 19, 20 are mounted at the narrow end of a conical casing 11. The casing is formed with thick walls and the wind channel may diverge as at 13 after passing the first wheel. The wheel hubs and the toothed gearin ...


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Christopher N Tupper, Duncan G Wood: Brushless high-frequency alternator and excitation method for three-phase AC power-frequency generation. Raven Energy Alternatives, Verrill Dana, Chris A Caseiro, November 10, 2009: US07615904 (8 worldwide citation)

A method is disclosed for arranging and exciting the stator, rotor and various windings of a multi-stage brushless high frequency alternator so that the resulting multiple high frequency sub-phase armature winding outputs can be rectified and commutated into three phase power frequency alternating c ...



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