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 Electric vehicle patent thumbnailElectric vehicle
A vehicle configured to operate independently from fossil fuel power sources. The vehicle includes a battery, a solar cell, and an electric motor operably connected to the internal combustion engine.

 Air quality by eliminating greenhouse gas emissions through a process of conversion of flue gases into liquid or semi-solid chemicals patent thumbnailAir quality by eliminating greenhouse gas emissions through a process of conversion of flue gases into liquid or semi-solid chemicals
Apparatus for removing greenhouse gases from combustion of fossil and non-fossil fuels, including hydrocarbons and biomass fuels, is disclosed. The apparatus includes: a vessel containing a liquid medium; a circulation system with a pump; a plurality of positively charged metal plates, each with a plurality of apertures; a negatively charged discharge pipe connected to the circulation pipe; a refrigeration system on the outside of the vessel; and a power source.
Emission Control Associates

 Method and system for fuzzy constrained sootblowing optimization patent thumbnailMethod and system for fuzzy constrained sootblowing optimization
A system and method to control of sootblowers in a fossil fueled power plant, in particular to plant applications systems using a graphical programming environment in combination with a set of rules to activate sootblowers. The system can be constrained by time limits and/or rule based time limits.

 Vortex tube supplying superheated vapor for turbine power generation patent thumbnailVortex tube supplying superheated vapor for turbine power generation
The vortex tube when properly used within a rankine cycle can produce phenomenal results. This invention functionally describes the preferred vortex tube used to produce superheated vapor from a compressed heated liquid without summoning the additional heat required for latent-heat to effect vaporization.

 Device and  using carbon dioxide originating from a combustion process patent thumbnailDevice and using carbon dioxide originating from a combustion process
A device for using carbon dioxide originating from the combustion of a byproduct has a preparing unit which is connected to a delivery station for fossil fuels, which has a burner for combusting a byproduct that is released when the fuel is delivered, and an exhaust gas line that is connected to the burner. A depositing device is fluidically connected to the preparing unit via the exhaust gas line, for carbon dioxide.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

 Molten salt pyrolysis for bio-oil and chemicals patent thumbnailMolten salt pyrolysis for bio-oil and chemicals
A bio-oil reactor leverages chemically recalcitrant lignocellulosic biomass using a moderate temperature molten-salt based process to unlock hydrocarbon content having the potential to substantially supplement demand for petroleum based fuels and chemicals. Bio-oil is a precursor to production of other chemicals and hydrocarbons, and can be refined as an effective replacement to conventional petroleum products and fossil fuels.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute

 Apparatus and system to manage monitored vehicular flow rate patent thumbnailApparatus and system to manage monitored vehicular flow rate
An apparatus and system to manage monitored traffic density in relationship to spatial locational flow rates. The system includes a variety of mobile and/or stationary transmitting and receiving comm-devices utilizing certified comm-devices equipped avics ichipset arranged in a polarity of vehicles, in communication with stationary and/or mobile hub comm-devices and/or other certified comm-devices, strategically arranged within and/or along one or more roadways and in communication with a server channel networked to a central server.

 Method and  chemical removal of acid gas from combustion emissions and natural gas streams patent thumbnailMethod and chemical removal of acid gas from combustion emissions and natural gas streams
A method of treating acid gas from fuel emissions or ambient air is performed by contacting the acid gas with a highly reactive reductant that has been prepared in a vessel positioned with two electrodes separated by a membrane. An electric potential is applied across the electrodes at a selected voltage and current necessary to generate a strong reductant within the cathodic cell.
Anni Environmental, Llc

 Method to convert human movement into electrical energy patent thumbnailMethod to convert human movement into electrical energy
At the moment, electrical energy production had become a rising problem due to the depletion of fossil fuels, increasing world population, and growing energy consumption per capita. Despite growing research in traditional methods of exploiting electrical energy (steam, wind, water, and nuclear electrical plants) less attention has been given in using human movement as energy source.

 Methods and systems to reduce air pollution combined with water desalination of power station's marine waste water patent thumbnailMethods and systems to reduce air pollution combined with water desalination of power station's marine waste water
A method and a system of conducting a water desalination process by providing an effective combined utilization of waste coolant sea water heat together with combustion waste gases heat that are both generated as waste heat sources at an electrical power station, thus creating a combined-cycle power generation plant and desalination unit for efficient desalination of sea/brackish water. The invention desalination process is also characterized by the use of the waste heat in the exhaust gases from combustion of fossil fuels at the power station while substantially and inherently through the invention desalination process filtering out most contaminating materials within the combustion exhaust gases, thus substantially reducing the atmospheric air pollution created by the power station combustion exhaust gases..

Exhaust gas clean-up system for fossil fuel fired power plant

A fossil fuel fired power plant exhaust gas clean-up system is provided to remove detrimental compounds/elements from the exhaust gas emitting from the power plant to protect the environment. This is accomplished primarily by directing the exhaust gas from a fossil fuel fired power plant through both a reaction chamber containing a chemically produced compound and a catalytic converter.
Millenium Synthfuels Corporation

Universal zero carbon thermal electric clean engines with maximum absolute efficiency and power density, and supreme universal mobility

This universal technology eternal zero carbon, thermal electric clean engines and gas turbines, with universal cryogenic eternal systems converting all gases in cryogenic working fluids, for solar/atmospheric and geo thermal energy eternal systems, is eliminating 100% all the fossil fuels from energy and universal mobility, variable power, with constant maximum compression pressure and constant maximum combustion pressure, resulting constant maximum efficiency in all the variable eternal power electric generation and universal mobility systems.. .

Modified journal assembly for pulverizer

The present disclosure relates to a pulverizer includes a pulverizer housing with an grinding assembly having a grinding table situated therein. The grinding table provides a grinding surface area for a material, such as a fossil fuel, such as coal, to be pulverized.
Alstom Technology Ltd

Plasma assisted dirty water once through steam generation system, apparatus and method

A system and method can comprise a heat source, a plasma assisted vitrifier comprising a syphon valve; and a self-cleaning heat exchanger comprising a fired tube side and a water tube side. The self-cleaning heat exchanger can be configured to receive a heat source comprising an oxidized fossil fuel to one of the fire tube side or the water tube side and the self-cleaning heat exchanger can be further configured to receive a dirty water input on the other of the fire tube side and the water tube side to generate a steam.
Xdi Holdings, Llc

Water generator system

A water generator system for providing power without using fossil fuels and placing strain on a power grid is provided. The water generator system comprises an intake pipe with pressurized water entering: the intake pipe.

Metal-organic frameworks for adsorption of liquid phase compounds

The present invention provides a metal-organic framework (mof) for use in removing particular chemical species or compounds from a liquid. In particular, the present invention provides an mof having a molecular formula of zr6(μ3-o)4(μ3oh)4(oh)4(h2o)4(tbapy)2, wherein tbapy is 1,3,6,8-tetrakis (p-benzoic-acid)pyrene, (known as nu-1000) for use in complexing selenate or selenite from a liquid or liquid stream.
Northwestern University

Vehicle resource management system

A vehicle resource management system for an electric vehicle includes programmable electronic controls integrated into the vehicle configured to consume resources during operation such as electricity, fossil fuels, and the like. Also included as part of the resource management system is an operational algorithm which communicates with the electronic controls to evaluate the driving range available for the available resources.
Contour Hardening, Inc.

Combined electricity, heat, and chill generation for a rankine engine

A generator uses a working fluid in a single-cycle rankine engine for up to three purposes: generation of electricity; generation of hot water from heat exchanger; and generation of chill by the evaporation of liquefied working fluid. The working fluid, which may be carbon dioxide, goes through a single rankine cycle for both heat engine and heat pump.
Monarch Power Corp

Production of electric power from fossil fuel with almost zero air pollution

The co2 is separated from nitrogen (n2) using at least two cascaded stages of membrane separators. The permeance of the membranes of the first stage is at least 800 and preferably 2000-10,000.

Power producing gas separation system and method

A power producing system adapted to be integrated with a flue gas generating assembly, the flue gas generating assembly including one or more of a fossil fueled installation, a fossil fueled facility, a fossil fueled device, a fossil fueled power plant, a boiler, a combustor, a furnace and a kiln in a cement factory, and the power producing system utilizing flue gas containing carbon dioxide and oxygen output by the flue gas generating assembly and comprising: a fuel cell comprising an anode section and a cathode section, wherein inlet oxidant gas to the cathode section of the fuel cell contains the flue gas output from the flue gas generating assembly; and a gas separation assembly receiving anode exhaust output from the anode section of the fuel cell and including a chiller assembly for cooling the anode exhaust to a predetermined temperature so as to liquefy carbon dioxide in the anode exhaust, wherein waste heat produced by the fuel cell is utilized to drive the chiller assembly.. .
Fuelcell Energy Inc.

Heat exchanger on a fossil fuel processing assembly

The fossil fuel processing apparatus of the present disclosure includes two pressure vessels, or two separators, above a single vessel footprint area in a vertically stacked configuration. The stacked configuration permits the processing of gas to occur in a space having less length and less width than that of two separators arranged tip-to-end or side-by-side, respectively.
Pride Of The Hills Manufacturing, Inc.

Production of electric power from fossil fuel with almost zero pollution

The present invention discloses a system for the separation and non-polluting disposal of carbon dioxide derived from the exhaust of burning fossil fuel, including a gas separation system which includes: a first stage of gas membranes c02 separators, means to transport exhaust gas to the first stage, the first stage separating c02 from other gases in the exhaust gas, a second stage of gas membrane c02 separators, means to transport permeant gas that passes through the membranes of the first stage to the second stage, the second stage producing c02 permeate gas of purity greater than 90%.. .

System and energy cost aware routing

Aspects of the present invention include selecting a route based on energy cost. Energy cost is evaluated based on a power metric.
Dell Products L.p.

Increased efficiency heating system concrete production

In a system wherein a fossil fuel fired burner heats incoming well or municipally supplied water to a temperature required for industrial concrete production, the exhaust gases produced by the burner are utilized to preheat the incoming water to an increased temperature before the water is put into an insulated tank where the burner subsequently raises the water temperature to the required level, to thereby reduce the load on the burner and increase the efficiency of directly fired water heating systems.. .

Automated greenhouse

Disclosed is a fully-automated greenhouse that utilizes hydroponic growing techniques in order to maximize the amount of crop production possible in a given footprint, and eliminates the need for soil, fossil fuels, pesticides and toxic chemicals. The greenhouse produces its own pure, clean water supply with proprietary, on-board atmospheric water generators incorporating water treatment technology, namely ozone, hydrodynamic cavitation, acoustical cavitation, and electrochemical oxidation to oxidize and destroy contaminants to maintain purity..
Ecosphere Technologies, Inc.

Vessel fluid measurement assemblies and related systems and methods

Fluid measurement assemblies and related methods for measuring a fluid level within a vessel. In some embodiments, the assembly may comprise a container or housing for housing a non-contact fluid measurement device.
Savage Services Corporation

Flue gas heat recovery integration

A power plant with a fossil fuel fired boiler, an air feed system, flue gas system and condensate system. A unitary flue gas heat exchanger spans a bypass line in the flue gas system and the condensate system so as to improve the thermal efficiency of the power plant while minimising complexity..
Alstom Technology Ltd

Methods and devices for the production of hydrocarbons from carbon and hydrogen sources

Devices and methods are described for converting a carbon source and a hydrogen source into hydrocarbons, such as alcohols, for alternative energy sources. The influents may comprise carbon dioxide gas and hydrogen gas or water, obtainable from the atmosphere for through methods described herein, such as plasma generation or electrolysis.
Principle Energy Solutions, Inc.

Climate- regulating- system

Now earth's climate is critically changed and altered. Earth is no longer capable of maintaining, let alone restoring, natural systems that permit a future stable climate as was common in pre fossil fuel use.

Revolving overhead windmill

The invention provides a revolving overhead windmill which includes airfoil means for interfacing with a fluid current comprising an air current or wind, and which includes energy harvesting means utilizing fluid current driven periodic motion of the fluid-foil means for capturing fluid-dynamic renewable energy and converting it into usable energy in a desired form such as electricity. The invention provides devices, methods and systems for harvesting renewable energy for medium-scale, large-scale and ultra-large-scale applications, to provide real and substantial benefits towards efficiently fulfilling energy needs while also more broadly serving humanity and our global environment.

Priority based power management an electric vehicle

A method to provide priority based power management of off-board devices being power by a vehicle comprising: determining an operating mode of the vehicle, the operating mode being an electric operating mode or a fossil fuel operating mode; determining a current state of charge (soc) of a battery pack of the vehicle; supplying power to the off-board devices when the current soc of the battery pack is above a minimum threshold value when the vehicle is operating in the fossil fuel operating mode; prioritizing the off-board devices when the vehicle is operating in the electric operating mode; and powering the off-board devices based on a prioritization level of the off-board devices and the current soc of the battery pack when the vehicle is operating in the electric operating mode.. .
Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

Carbonized component-based fuel pellet

With the rapid increase in the price of fossil fuels and growing concerns over climate change, the demand for renewable energy sources continues to increase. Densified biomass fuels are an alternative, renewable energy source that is becoming increasingly popular.
Terrapower, Llc

System and producing a consistent quality syngas from diverse waste materials with heat recovery based power generation, and renewable hydrogen co-production

A system and method for converting waste and secondary materials into synthesis gas (syngas) through the use of a molten metal bath gasifier for the initial breakdown of waste feeds and an a/c plasma reactor for complete dissociation of waste feeds into syngas, and an anaerobic digester. The system includes a heat recovery and steam power generation process for the production of electricity.
Renewable Opportunities Inc.

Moveable, fuel-localized-power (flp) plant

A power plant can provide increased power from fossil fuels with reduced increase of the carbon burden. The plant is moveable and is located in a fossil fuel field, either a new field or a “depleted” field.” the co2 generated from the plant is compressed to a concentrated fluid and is re-injected into the underground strata from which the fossil fuel is extracted.

Instantly renewed energy system

The present application includes a condensing steam turbine used to produce power without the need to consume fossil fuels. The steam turbine includes a plurality of stage wheels, heating coils, and closed circular loops.

Hydraulic gas compressors and applications thereof

An compressor utilizing a flow of fluid down a vertical column to entrain air, or other gas, and compress it under the head of the flow. Compressed air is then separated from the flow in an air separation chamber at the bottom of the vertical column.

Secondary burning of gases from the combustion of fossil fuels

A system for reducing pollutants from the burning of a fossil fuel includes a pressure vessel containing in its interior a feedstock (e.g., methanol) and at least one set of electrodes. An electric arc is formed between the electrodes and the feedstock is exposed to a plasma of the electric arc thereby converting at least some of the feedstock into a gas.

Portable multiple source electrical power unit

A portable, non-fossil fuel, multiple source, electrical power unit that includes a lightweight wind generator assembly and an optional solar panel assembly partially disassembled and stored in a rigid, protecting container. The power unit includes a pivoting tower assembly made of a plurality of tower members that are removed and assembled in an end to end manner to form an elongated tower assembly.

Method for the treatment of gas

A method for the treatment of gas generated by the combustion of fossil fuel in a first combustion chamber, the method comprising the steps of transferring the gas to a second combustion chamber, combusting the gas in the second furnace in the presence of oxygen and a fuel source to generate waste gas and treating the waste gas to produce a concentrated carbon dioxide stream.. .

Infrared aided fuel emulsion

This invention relates to a system and a method for generating emulsified fuels for improved fuel efficiency of combustion devices with reduced specific fuel consumption rate and emissions, comprising at least a continuous phase fuel, a dispersed phase component, and an infrared radiation source whose infrared radiation spans at least a portion of 3-16 micrometers wavelength spectrum. In said system the continuous phase fuel and/or dispersed phase component are exposed to said infrared before or during emulsification.

Dust separator useful with dry scrubber system

An air quality control system (aqcs) 14 useful for treating flue gas fg, such as flue gas fg produced by a fossil fuel fired boiler 12 is described. The aqcs 14 is equipped with a dust separator 37.
Alstom Technology Ltd.

Biomass-derived grinding aids

Compositions and methods for increasing grinding efficiency of cement, cement clinker, raw materials for cement, and other inorganic particles. Use of biomass-derived polyols such as diols, triols, or mixtures thereof, optionally with a conventional grinding aid, cement quality improver, and/or hexavalent chromium reducer, are believed to provide less risk of sludging when compared to glycerides obtained from fossil fuel sources..
W. R. Grace & Co.-conn.

Apparatus and cleaning flue gas

A multi-stage exhaust apparatus to reduce the emission of pollutants from a fossil fuel furnace and to achieve greater efficiency in the energy consumption by such furnace. The multi-stage exhaust may include a vacuum chamber boiler, a submerged pump vacuum chamber, a bath scrubber, and a clean air tower.

Vortex tube supplying superheated vapor for turbine power generation

The vortex tube when properly used within a rankine cycle can produce phenomenal results. This invention functionally describes the preferred vortex tube used to produce superheated vapor from a compressed heated liquid without summoning the additional heat required for latent-heat to effect vaporization.

Catalysts possessing an improved resistance to poisoning

The present invention relates generally to the field of catalysts for use in connection with one or more types of emissions control (e.g., emissions control associated with the combustion of one or more types of fossil fuel) and, in particular to catalyst compositions that possess an improved resistance to at least one type of poisoning. In another embodiment, the catalysts of the present invention are designed to be utilized in conjunction with an scr and possess an improved resistance to phosphorus poisoning..
Babcock & Wilcox Power Generation Group, Inc.

Exhaust gas clean-up system for fossil fuel fired power plant

A fossil fuel fired power plant exhaust gas clean-up system is provided to remove detrimental compounds/elements from the exhaust gas emitting from the power plant to protect the environment. The removal of detrimental compounds/elements is accomplished by directing the exhaust gas thought several process steps.

Process and treating drilling fluid

A process for treating drilling fluids which are used during the process of drilling for fossil fuels includes providing a drilling fluid having a continuous hydrocarbon phase, a discontinuous aqueous phase, and a discontinuous solid phase, a polymer solution, at least one coagulant, water, and oil, the oil and water being provided in a volume ratio being from 0.7 to 1.3 times the oil-to-water volume ratio of the drilling fluid. The drilling fluid is mixed with the coagulant, the polymer solution, the oil, and the water in any order to provide an input fluid.

Greenwall exercise power generation station

The urgent need to reduce our dependence on fossil fuels and the resulting global sedentary lifestyles of mankind makes this innovation a win-win solution to reduce our carbon footprint in a fun, safe and novel way. The energy output of the rotating wall or ladder is estimated to be ten times more efficient than the output of existing cycling, elliptical or stepping stations because the total weight of the climber is used instead of pedal (leg) power that can only tolerate an average of 2 kg of resistance.

Distribution board for independent microgrid

Disclosed is a distribution board for independent microgrid capable of driving a power loads at a remote place such as an island area or a mountainous area etc. With a power generated by using a renewable energy generating device and a diesel generating device using a fossil fuel, preventing a power failure etc.
Kc Cottrell Co., Ltd.

Supported catalysts for producing ultra-low sulphur fuel oils

The present invention relates to the preparation of catalysts used in the hydrodesulfurization of fossil fuels and proposes a method for preparing thermally stable, low-cost catalysts for the hydrodesulfurization of petrol and diesel, based on highly active como and nimo. The catalyst for the hydroprocessing of gasoil or petrol in the present invention comprises a precursor which consists of chemical compounds obtained from organic acids and metal salts, and a support containing an ultra-stable y-type zeolite useful in the hydroprocessing of heavy gas oil and/or light cyclic gas oil with high conversion rates..
Universida Nacional AutÓnoma De MÉxico

Apparatus for treating a mixture of fossil fuel and water prior to combustion in combustion engines

An apparatus for treating a mixture of fossil fuel and water includes a treatment unit for treating the mixture and including an inlet for the mixture, an outlet for discharging a treated mixture of fossil fuel and water, and an assembly of tubes of a non-magnetic material, the tubes having a circular cross-section, and the assembly arranged between the inlet and the outlet, the tubes have different diameters, have substantially equal lengths, are arranged in length alignment, and are arranged concentrically with the tubes defining intermediary spaces, thus providing flow paths for the mixture between the inlet to the outlet, an innermost and outermost tube being electrically connected to an electrical current generator, for supplying a pulsed current with the innermost tube connected to a positive pole and the outermost tube connected to a negative pole to expose the mixture flowing through the intermediary spaces to an electromagnetic field.. .
Aua Ehf.

Fossil Fuel topics:
  • Fossil Fuel
  • Combustion
  • Carbon Dioxide
  • Nitric Acid
  • Hydrocarbon
  • Evaporator
  • Nitrogen Dioxide
  • Exhaust Gas
  • Renewable Energy
  • Adsorption
  • Hollow Fiber Membrane
  • Fertilizer
  • Transportable
  • Major Gene
  • Genetically

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