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|Lossless short-duration electrical storage means for power generation system|
A vehicle energy harvester including a subunit having an upper surface forming a roadway surface; a vehicle activated treadle on the subunit, the vehicle activated treadle moveable between a first position in which an upper surface of the treadle is at an angle with respect to the upper surface of the roadway surface and a second position in which the upper surface of the treadle is flush with the upper surface of the roadway surface; a generator that generates power in response to movement of the vehicle activated treadle from the first position to the second position and from the second position to the first position; and a capacitor coupled to the generator, the capacitor storing power generated by the generator.. .
Kinetic Energy Corporation (a Wholly Owned Subsidiary Of Solarwindow Technologies, Inc.)
|System of power generation|
A power generation system (200) comprises a photovoltaic device (201) and a voltage source (202). The voltage source (202) is arranged to raise the bias voltage across the photovoltaic device (201), thereby increasing the power output of the power generation system (200)..
Solaris Photonics Ltd
|Electrical power generation systems and methods regarding same|
A solid or liquid fuel to plasma to electricity power source that provides at leas; one of electrical and thermal power comprising (i) at least one reaction cell for the catalysis of atomic hydrogen to form hydrinos, (ii) a chemical feel mixture comprising at least two components chosen from: a source of h2o catalyst or h2o catalyst; a source of atomic hydrogen or atomic hydrogen; reactants to form the source of h2o catalyst or h2o catalyst and a source of atomic hydrogen or atomic hydrogen; one or more reactants to initiate the catalysis of atomic hydrogen; and a material to cause the feel to be highly conductive, (iii) a fuel injection system such as a railgun shot injector, (iv) at least one set of electrodes that confine the fuel and an electrical power source that provides repetitive short bursts of low-voltage, high-current electrical energy to initiate rapid kinetics of the hydrino reaction and an energy gain due to forming hydrinos to torn! a brilliant-light emitting plasma, (v) a product recovery system such as at least one of an augmented plasma railgun recovery system and a gravity recovery system (vi) a fuel pelletizer or shot maker comprising a s me her. A source or hydrogen and a source of h2o, a dripper and a water bath to form fuel pellets or shot, and an agitator to teed shot into the injector, and (vii) a power converter capable of converting the high-power light output of the cell into electricity such as a concentrated solar power device comprising a plurality of ultraviolet (uv) photoelectric cells or a plurality of photoelectric cells, and a uv window..
Brilliant Light Power, Inc
|Power generation system and method|
A method is disclosed for generating and distributing electric power for localized use. The method entails providing an enclosed building having an air conditioning and ventilation unit for supplying cooled air within the building, the unit including a closed loop circuit configured to operate a closed loop refrigeration cycle, including a compressor operable to compress a working fluid of the closed loop circuit.
|Piping member, nitrogen monoxide cracking unit, and power generation system|
The present invention makes it possible, in a plant such as a thermal power plant, to prevent the corrosion of a piping member or a device such as a boiler by effectively decomposing nitrogen monoxide (no) included in waste water or condensate water and inhibiting the generation of nitrous acid (hno2). The present invention is a piping member used in a feed water system or a waste water system of a plant, and characterized by coating an inner wall of the piping member with a catalyst accelerating decomposition of nitrogen monoxide..
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.
|Inverter apparatus and solar energy grid-connected power generation system|
An inverter apparatus includes a first capacitor, a second capacitor, a first switch, a second switch, a third switch, a fourth switch, a first inductor and a second inductor. The first capacitor, the second capacitor, the first switch, the third switch and the first inductor form and have functions of a half bridge inverter.
Delta Electronics, Inc.
|Systems and methods for generating power using a combustion source|
In one embodiment, a power generation system includes a pulse detonation engine including a combustion chamber, a linear power generator including a working chamber, and a nozzle positioned between the combustion chamber and the working chamber that expands exhaust gas expelled from the combustion chamber, wherein the nozzle increases thermodynamic efficiency of the system.. .
Board Of Regents, The University Of Texas System
|Fuel cell module and operating such module|
An electric power generation system includes a fuel cell module. The fuel cell module includes a fuel cell and a compression plate.
General Electric Company
|Method and engine controller for diagnosing waste gate valve malfunction and related power generation system|
A method for diagnosing a waste gate valve malfunction in a power generation system is presented. The method includes determining an actual pressure differential across a throttle valve.
General Electric Company
|Rotating pulse detonation engine, power generation system including the same, and methods of making and using the same|
An engine, a power generation system, and methods of manufacturing and using the same are disclosed. The engine includes a detonation/combustion chamber configured to detonate a fuel and rotate around a central rotary shaft extending from the chamber, a fuel supply inlet configured to provide the fuel to the chamber, an air supply channel configured to supply air to the chamber, at least two rotating arms extending radially from the chamber and configured to exhaust gases from detonating the fuel in the chamber and provide a rotational thrust and/or force, and a mechanical work unit configured to receive at least part of the rotational thrust and/or force.
Dual-shaft gas turbine power generation system, and control device and control gas turbine system
The dual-shaft gas turbine power generation system includes: a high-pressure gas turbine; a first rotating shaft connecting a compressor and the high-pressure gas turbine; an electric motor connected to the first rotating shaft; a governor which adjusts the amount of air taken into the compressor; a low-pressure gas turbine; a second rotating shaft connected to the low-pressure gas turbine; a synchronous power generator connected to the second rotating shaft; a frequency converter which converts the frequency of power transmitted between the synchronous power generator and the electric motor; and a control device which controls a frequency converter control device for controlling the frequency converter, and the governor, on the basis of a power output command value indicating the power to be outputted to an external grid.. .
Photoelectric conversion element, solar battery, solar battery module, and solar power generation system
A photoelectric conversion element of an embodiment includes a first electrode, a second electrode, and a light-absorbing layer containing a chalcopyrite-type compound containing a group ib element, a group iiib element, and a group vib element between the first electrode and the second electrode. A region in which concentration of the group ib element in the light-absorbing layer is from 0.1 to 10 atom %, both inclusive, is included in a region up to a depth of 10 nm in a direction from a principal plane of the light-absorbing layer on a side of the second electrode to a side of the first electrode..
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba
Engine controller and methods for controlling emission and power generation system using the same
A method for controlling an emission amount in an exhaust gas stream emitted from a power generation system is presented. The method includes determining a pre-catalyst emission level using a combustion engine model.
General Electric Company
Coolant energy and exhaust energy recovery system
The present teachings include a power generation system for recovering waste heat energy from a power plant having a coolant circuit that extends through the power plant. The coolant circuit may also include a radiator and a coolant pump configured to circulate the coolant between the internal combustion engine and the radiator.
Vehicle wheel-based power generation and display systems
A power generation system is provided configured for installation within a wheel of a vehicle. The system includes a stator having a plurality of face-mounted permanent magnets; and a rotor having a plurality of windings configured to rotate, with rotation of the wheel, in proximity to the permanent magnets thereby generating a current.
Foundation Productions, Llc
Photovoltaic power generation systems and methods regarding same
A solid fuel power source that provides at least one of electrical and thermal power comprising (i) at least one reaction, cell for the catalysis of atomic hydrogen to form hydrinos, (ii) a chemical fuel mixture comprising at least two components chosen from: a source of h2o catalyst or h2o catalyst; a source of atomic hydrogen or atomic hydrogen; reactants to form the source of h2o catalyst or h2o catalyst and a source of atomic hydrogen or atomic hydrogen; one or more reactants to initiate the catalysis of atomic hydrogen; and a material to cause the fuel to be highly conductive, (iii) at least one set of electrodes that confine the fuel and an electrical power source that provides a short burst of low-voltage, high-current electrical energy to initiate rapid kinetics of the hydrino reaction and an energy gain due to forming hydrinos, (iv) a product recovery systems such as a vapor condenser, (v) a reloading system, (vi) at least one of hydration, thermal, chemical, and electrochemical systems to regenerate the fuel from the reaction products, (vii) a heat sink that accepts the heat from the power-producing reactions, (viii) a photovoltaic power converter comprising at least one of a concentrated solar power device, and at least one triple-junction photovoltaic cell, monocrystalline cell, polycrystalline cell, amorphous cell, string/ribbon silicon cell, multi-junction cell, homojunction cell, heterojunction cell, p-i-n device, thin-film cells, dye-sensitized cell, and an organic photovoltaic cell, and an antireflection coating, an optical impedance matching coating, and a protective coating.. .
Brilliant Light Power, Inc.
Power generation systems
A power generation system is provided that includes an internal combustion engine configured to provide rotational mechanical energy. A generator is configured to receive the rotational mechanical energy and generate electrical power in response to the rotational mechanical energy.
Distributed power generation system
The present invention discloses a system and method for distributed power generation. The system comprises a power generation apparatus, a smart grid, and a bank.
Meter socket adaptor
This disclosure pertains to methods and apparatus for interfacing an onsite power generation system with an existing main electric panel. The interfacing is performed by: attaching a fifth jaw connector to a neutral bridge within an existing meter socket; wiring ac supply lines from the onsite power generation system to load side jaws of a five blade meter socket adapter; and wiring a neutral line from the onsite power generation system to a fifth terminal of the meter socket adapter.
Model-based characterization of pressure/load relationship for power plant load control
A control system uses a feedforward neural network model to perform control of a steam turbine power system in sliding pressure mode in a more efficient and accurate manner than a control scheme that uses only a multivariate linear regression model or a manufacturer-supplied correction function. Turbine inlet steam pressure of a steam turbine power generation system in sliding pressure control mode has a direct one-to-one relationship with the electrical energy load (output) of the steam turbine power system.
Emerson Process Management Power & Water Solutions, Inc.
Zero net energy dc datacenter power distribution architecture
Unique systems, methods, techniques, and apparatuses of datacenter power supply systems are disclosed. One exemplary embodiment is a datacenter power supply system comprising an ac power bus structured to selectably receive ac power from an ac power grid and a ac generator and structured to provide ac power to one or more ac datacenter loads and an ac/dc converter, a dc power generation system structured to provide dc power to a dc/dc converter, a dc power bus structured to selectably receive power from the ac/dc converter and the dc/dc converter and to provide dc power to a plurality of dc datacenter loads, and an electronic control system structured to selectably control the datacenter power supply system to operate in plurality of modes..
Abb Technology Ltd.
High efficiency high voltage battery pack for onsite power generation systems
A high-voltage battery pack for an onsite power generation system includes battery modules configured to provide a voltage of at least 170v. High-speed switches and a high-speed current detection circuit are serially coupled between the battery modules and the positive and negative output terminals of the battery pack.
Power generation using independent triple organic rankine cycles from waste heat in integrated crude oil refining and aromatics facilities
A power generation system includes four heating fluid circuits thermally coupled to heat sources from sub-units of a petrochemical refining system. The sub-units include a hydrocracking plant, an aromatics plant, and a diesel hydro-treating plant.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company
Boiler with integrated air compressor
An integrated power generation system is provided. The system includes an heat source that produces a first gas flow to power a turbine operatively coupled to a compressor.
Power generation from waste heat in integrated crude oil diesel hydrotreating and aromatics facilities
A power generation system includes two heating fluid circuits coupled to multiple heat sources from multiple sub-units of a petrochemical refining system. The sub-units include an integrated diesel hydro-treating plant and aromatics plant.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company
Power generation from waste heat in integrated crude oil hydrocracking and aromatics facilities
A power generation system includes two heating fluid circuits coupled to multiple heat sources from multiple sub-units of a petrochemical refining system. The sub-units include an integrated hydrocracking plant and aromatics plant.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company
Power generation from waste heat in integrated hydrocracking and diesel hydrotreating facilities
A power generation system includes a heating fluid circuit thermally coupled to multiple heat sources from at least an integrated hydrocracking plant and diesel hydro-treating plant of a petrochemical refining system. A first subset of the heat sources includes diesel hydro-treating plant heat exchangers coupled to streams in the diesel hydro-treating plant.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company
Delayed coking plant combined heating and power generation
A system includes a heat exchange system and a power generation system. The heat exchange system includes first, second, and third heat exchangers each operable as a continuous source of heat from a delayed coking plant.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company
Reducing peak fault output current in a dc power generation system
Technologies for reducing peak fault output current in a dc power generation system include a generator having a reduced damper winding and a controller to control a rectifier array to generate a dc power output. In some embodiments, the generator may have no damper windings, may have damper windings including a reduced number of damper bars, and/or may have damper windings having separated end ring mounts for each damper bar.
Abb Technology Ltd.
Wave-driven power generation system
A wave-driven power generation system that uses a motor reducer to turn a rocker bar in biasing float boards alternatively up and down, causing creation of water waves in water reservoirs and simultaneously driving transmission mechanisms to move power generators through inertia wheel sets, and thus, the power generators are driven to generate electricity.. .
Power conversion apparatus, power generation system, controller, and performing control
A power conversion apparatus includes a power converter, a target command controller, a feedback controller, and a gain adjustor. The power converter is configured to convert first power supplied from a power generation source into second power.
Kabushiki Kaisha Yaskawa Denki
Cold utilization system, energy system comprising cold utilization system, and utilizing cold utilization system
A cold energy power generation system increases the efficiency in utilizing the cold exergy of liquefied gas while freely controlling the gas supply pressure on the outlet side of a secondary expansion turbine. The system includes a pressure-increasing pump for increasing the pressure of a low-temperature liquefied gas to a pre-overboost pressure while maintaining the liquid gas in a liquid state, a rankine-cycle-type primary power generation apparatus, a heater for heating a vaporized gas, and a direct-expansion-type secondary power generation apparatus.
Intake device, power generator, external combustion system using intake device and power generator, internal combustion system using intake device and power generator, and air hybrid power generation system using intake device and power generator
An exemplary embodiment of the present disclosure provides an intake device including: an annular flow path which is formed in a circular housing; an inlet part which is installed at one side of the housing and guides an inflow of a fluid into the flow path; a outlet part which is installed at the other side of the housing and guides a discharge of the fluid which flows into the inlet part and passes through the flow path; a piston which is disposed in the flow path, and rotates along the flow path so as to compress the fluid introduced through the inlet part; and an opening and closing unit which is installed in the flow path between the inlet part and the outlet part, includes a plurality of opening and closing members, and elastic members which are installed between the plurality of opening and closing members and the flow path so as to support the plurality of opening and closing members, respectively, and opens and closes the flow path by pressing the piston, in which when the pressing of the piston is released, the plurality of opening and closing members closes the flow path by pressing force of the fluid which presses outer circumferential surfaces of the plurality of opening and closing members in a direction in which the flow path is closed, and by elastic force of the elastic member.. .
Hybrid solar power generation system
A hybrid solar power generation system, the solar power generation system comprises at least one solar panel, at least one first switch, a rectifying control unit, at least one rechargeable battery, a dc (direct current) to ac (alternating current) inverter, at least one second switch, a dc to dc charging unit and a system control unit; wherein the system control unit can control the first switch and the second switch to form a grid-tied path and a standalone path, the solar panel can supply power to a utility grid by the grid-tied path, and the solar panel can supply power to an ac load by the standalone path.. .
Cyber Power Systems, Inc.
Method for automatically associating a module to a corresponding inverter, and related module and power generation system
A method for automatically associating a module to a corresponding inverter of a plurality of inverters which are adapted to generate measurements related to their operation, comprising: installing the module for generating measurements related to the operation of a corresponding inverter of the plurality of inverters; comparing, by processing means, the measurements generated by the module to the measurements generated by the plurality of inverters; and basing on the comparison, determining by the processing means which of the plurality of inverters is the corresponding inverter of the module.. .
Abb Schweiz Ag
Thermal energy storage facility having functions of heat storage and heat release
A thermal energy storage facility for use in heat storage and heat release comprises a heat storage/release mechanism constituted by multiple heat storage/heat exchange units stacked up, each unit at least comprises a heat storage board having parallel grooves for loading phase-change material (pcm) therein and a heat exchange plate having micro-channel groups for heat transfer fluid (htf) flowed through to exchange heat with the pcm; particularly two or more the thermal energy storage facilities can be worked together by combination in series or/and in parallel to input of thermal energy, absorption of thermal energy and both simultaneously from the pcm, and the thermal energy storage facility capably operating at a heat storage temperature higher than 1200° c. Is suited for use in solar thermal power generation system to improve overall efficiency of solar thermal power to reach 35-40%..
Sfi Electronics Technology Inc.
Power generation system
A power generation system to improve the degree of freedom of installation is described herein. A power generation system comprises: first fluid chambers that contain a fluid; a second fluid chamber that contains the fluid; a communication flow channel that communicates the first fluid chambers and the second fluid chamber with each other; first pistons that are disposed such that the fluid in the first fluid chambers can be pressed; a second piston that is disposed such that the fluid in the second fluid chamber can be pressed; and power generation modules that convert pressing forces of the corresponding first pistons into electricity using piezoelectric elements.
Underwater installation-type water-flow power generation system
An underwater installation-type water-flow power generation system including a weight body fixed/installed on a sea bottom of a sea area with an ocean current, a power generating device including a diagonal plate opening portion moored by the weight body through a mooring fixture and provided on a front part of a power generating device body, a variable blade type rotary impeller, and a power generator for obtaining a power generation output by using a rotary force of the variable blade type rotary impeller; and a buoyancy body floated/arranged in the upper ocean current area of the power generating device body and applying a tension to the power generating device body through a pulling tool so that the diagonal plate opening portion of the power generating device body is directed to a certain direction faced with a direction of the ocean current at all times.. .
Japan System Planning Co., Ltd.
Power generation system
A power generation system, including: a solar energy concentration system, a biomass gasification device, a gas-powered generator, a steam turbine, a steam-powered generator. The solar energy concentration system is connected to a solar energy heat exchange system.
Wuhan Kaidi Engineering Technology Research Institute Co., Ltd.
Hybrid power generation system using solar energy and bioenergy
A hybrid power generation system using solar energy and bioenergy, including a solar thermal boiler system, a biomass boiler system, and a turbogenerator system. The solar thermal boiler system includes a trough solar collector, a heat collector, an oil circulating pump, a storage tank for storing heat transfer oil, a solar thermal heater, a solar thermal evaporator, a main pipe transporting saturated steam, and an auxiliary boiler.
Wuhan Kaidi Engineering Technology Research Institute Co., Ltd.
Apparatus and analyzing power generation system
Technique is provided that enables detection of changes in the condition of a power generation system that generates fluctuating power outputs even in a normal condition thereof. A power generation system management apparatus has: range information management means for managing a condition determination power output range corresponding to a range in which a power output at a predetermined measurement point of the power generation system is to be included with a predetermined probability or higher, the condition determination power output range being determined based on a standard deviation of a plurality of model construction power output values, which is calculated using a representative value of the power output at the measurement point and the model construction power output values, the representative value being calculated from a pseudo system model that is created with a non-parametric method using the plurality of model construction power output values..
Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
Flywheel energy storage device, wind power generation system and vehicle energy feedback brake system
Provided is a flywheel energy storage device including a radial magnetic gear, the radial magnetic gear includes an inner rotor, an outer rotor and n1 first magnetic pole adjustment sheets embedded in a first magnetic pole adjustment sheet base; a disc-type magnetic gear electric motor includes a first stator disc, a first rotor disc, a second stator disc, a second rotor disc and a third rotor disc, the first stator disc with the first rotor disc form a first disc-type electric motor, the second stator disc with the second rotor disc form a second disc-type electric motor, and a disc-type magnetic gear is formed by the first rotor disc, the second rotor disc and the third rotor disc, and the first disc-type electric motor, the second disc-type electric motor and the disc-type magnetic gear are couple with one another to form the disc-type magnetic gear electric motor.. .
South University Of Science And Technology Of Chin A
Monitor system and monitor power generation plants
It is described a monitor and control system comprising: an input/output module structured to receive data/information associated with a power generation system; a human-machine interface device connected to the input/output module and configured to display a plurality of different view types representing different visualizations of the data/information and an operator interface application software module configured to run on said human-machine interface device and structured to: visualize a first view associated with a first view type by a first visualization process, and visualize a second view associated with a second view type different from the first view type by a second visualization process independent from the first process.. .
Abb Technology Ag
System for preparing nanoparticles by supercritical hydrothermal synthesis
A system for preparing nanoparticles by supercritical hydrothermal synthesis is provided. Firstly, a mixture of a first reactant and a second reactant and high-temperature water at an outlet of a heating furnace (10) are mixed and are heated to a reaction temperature, the mixture is connected to a supercritical hydrothermal synthesis reactor (14), and a product at an outlet of the supercritical hydrothermal synthesis reactor enters a heat regenerator (9); hot water at an outlet of a low-temperature section of the heating furnace (10) first enters the heat regenerator, and then enters a high-temperature section of the heating furnace so as to be continuously heated to a set temperature; fluid at the pipe side outlet of the heat regenerator separately passes through a heat exchange coil in a first reactant modulation pool (1) and a steam generator (2) in a waste heat power generation system (20)..
Xi'an Jiaotong University
Compact gasifier-genset architecture
A compact biomass gasification-based power generation system that converts carbonaceous material into electrical power, including an enclosure that encases: a gasifier including a pyrolysis module coaxially arranged above a reactor module, a generator including an engine and an alternator, and a hopper. The generator system additionally includes a first heat exchanger fluidly connected to an outlet of the reactor module and thermally connected to the drying module, a second heat exchanger fluidly connected to an outlet of the engine and thermally connected to the pyrolysis module, and a third heat exchanger fluidly connected between the outlet of the reactor module and the first heat exchanger, the third heat exchanger thermally connected to an air inlet of the reactor module.
All Power Labs, Inc.
Systems and methods for improved wind power generation
A wind power generation system includes one or both of a memory or storage device storing one or more processor-executable executable routines, and one or more processors configured to execute the one or more executable routines which, when executed, cause acts to be performed. The acts include receiving weather data, wind turbine system data, or a combination thereof; transforming the weather data, the wind turbine system data, or the combination thereof, into a data subset, wherein the data subset comprises a first time period data; selecting one or more wind power system models from a plurality of models; transforming the one or more wind power system models into one or more trained models at least partially based on the data subset; and executing the one or more trained models to derive a forecast, wherein the forecast comprises a predicted electrical power production for the wind power system..
General Electric Company
Power generation system
A power generation system is provided. The power generation system includes a floating body, a transmission device, a transportation tank, an upper container, and a power generator unit.
Pay Come Co., Ltd
Power generating windbags and waterbags
A method of using a bagged power generation system comprising windbags and water-bags for harnessing wind and water power to produce electricity to meet the escalating energy needs of mankind. Windbags integrated with aerodynamically shaped inflatable bodies filled with lighter-than-air gas: hav, uav, airplanes; enabling the apparatus to attain high altitude to capture and entrap high velocity wind.
Outboard motor power generation system and outboard motor
An outboard motor power generation system includes an engine, a power generator, a converting device configured to convert alternating-current power into direct-current power, an engine cover configured to cover the engine, the power generator, and the converting device, a battery, and a transformer provided on an electric pathway between the converting device and the battery and configured to raise the voltage of the direct-current power output from the converting device relative to the charge voltage of the battery.. .
Yamaha Hatsudoki Kabushiki Kaisha
Pole-mounted power generation systems, structures and processes
Solar power systems and structures are mountable to a power distribution structure, e.g. A power pole or tower, which supports alternating current (ac) power transmission lines.
Accurate Solar Power, Llc
Real-time monitoring and automated intervention platform for long term operability of fuel cells
Methods, apparatuses, and systems for real-time monitoring and automated intervention of a power generation. Embodiments may include receiving operating data from components of the power generation system.
Bloom Energy Corporation