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new patent Solar thermoelectric power generation system, and process for making same
A solar thermoelectric power generation system includes roofing products such as shingles with solar heat reflective areas and roofing products with solar heat absorptive areas. Thermoelectric power generating elements are provided in thermal contact with the solar heat reflective areas and the solar heat absorptive areas..
Certainteed Corporation


new patent System and operating a material-handling machine
A machine includes a power generation system; a propulsion system; a work implement coupled to a body of the machine via a linkage that includes at least one actuator; a perception system configured to generate a signal that is indicative of a position of the machine relative to a material receptacle; and a controller operatively coupled to the perception system, the propulsion system, the power generation system, and the at least one actuator. The controller is configured to receive the signal from the perception system, determine a location of the work implement relative to the material receptacle based at least in part on the signal from the perception system, and actuate at least one of the propulsion system, the power generation system, and the at least one actuator based on the determined location of the work implement relative to the material receptacle..
Caterpillar Inc.


new patent Passenger-carrying rotorcraft with fixed-wings for generating lift
A passenger-carrying rotorcraft with fixed-wings for generating lift utilizes an occupiable structural body, a control unit, a plurality of lift-generating rotors, a portable power source, and a bi-wing structure. The rotorcraft configured with fixed-wings results in an energy-efficient aircraft capable of vertical takeoff and landing.

new patent Universal offshore platform, and buoyancy regulation method and stable power generation method thereof
The invention discloses a universal offshore platform. The platform includes a truss body forming the support system of the platform.

Power factor adjustment in multi-phase power system
A multi-phase power generation system for renewable energy, in which reactive elements (i.e., capacitors and/or inductors) can be selectively switched in and out in order to meet a particular power factor requirement, is provided. Each phase of the multi-phase power system receives generated powers from a set of inverters, and each phase has a set of switch reactive elements for making power factor adjustments to the power generated by the set of inverters.
Solarcity Corporation


Power generation system for gas-fired appliances
A power generation system for use with a gas fired appliance including a main burner and a gas supply line includes a pilot burner assembly for igniting gas supplied to the main burner and a controller. The pilot burner assembly includes a thermo-electric device configured to convert thermal energy into electrical energy, and a pilot guard.
Emerson Electric Co.


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


Vehicle
A vehicle is equipped with a power storage device configured to transmit electric power to and from a motor for driving, and a solar power generation system configured to generate electric power using sunlight and to perform solar charging that charges the power storage device with the generated electric power. The vehicle is configured to perform external charging that charges the power storage device with electric power from an external power supply apparatus.
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha


Automatic voltage regulator, automatic voltage regulating method, generator excitation system, and power generation system
In one embodiment, an automatic voltage regulator includes a detection instruction unit configured to monitor a generator output voltage, and output an instruction signal when the output voltage of the generator 12 deviates from a predetermined range, the instruction signal being a signal of instructing detection of a specifying parameters generated in a generator field circuit of a generator excitation system; a field-parameter detection unit configured to detect the specifying parameters following to the instruction signal; and a comparison calculator configured to calculate a comparison value between the specifying parameters and a predetermined allowable upper-limit voltage-value of each component constituting the generator excitation system.. .
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba


Power generation system using cascaded fuel cells and associated methods thereof
Power generation systems and associated methods for generating electric power using a cascaded fuel cell are provided. The power generation system may include a first fuel cell, a second fuel cell, a splitting mechanism, a first fuel path, and a second fuel path.
General Electric Company


Thermoelectric conversion module, producing same, thermoelectric power generation system, and producing same

A thermoelectric conversion module of the present invention includes two flexible substrates each made of a thin resin film and having mounting lands formed thereon, and a plurality of thermoelectric elements mounted on the mounting lands at high density, wherein one of the two flexible substrate has a plurality of slits to make the module easy to bend.. .

Transient liquid pressure power generation systems and associated devices and methods

A transient liquid pressure power generation system can include a liquid source and a transient pressure drive device fluidly coupled to the liquid source. The transient pressure drive device can include a drive component, and a valve to cause a high pressure transient wave in the liquid traveling toward the liquid source to operate the drive component.

Wind turbine power generation system

A wind turbine power generation system comprising a rotor shaft coupled to an electrical generator which generates a power output at a first ac voltage level; a converter system that converts the power output of the generator at the first ac voltage level to a converter power output at a second ac voltage level; a transformer that converts the converter system power output at the second ac voltage level to a generation system power output at a third ac voltage level; wherein the converter system comprises a machine-side converter, a line-side converter and a dc-link. The machine-side converter is a line-commutated rectifier, and the transformer is an online tap changer transformer.
Vestas Wind Systems A/s

Hybrid combustion turbine power generation system

Some embodiments are directed to a hybrid combustion turbine power plant including a conventional gas turbine, integrated via a fluid connection allowing air injection or extraction, with an adiabatic compressed air energy storage system (acaes) including a direct tes (thermal energy store) and, downstream thereof, a supplementary compressor and pressure reducing device disposed in alternative pathways between the direct tes and compressed air store. The acaes discharges air into the gas turbine via the fluid connection at a desired mass flow rate through the pressure reducing device, and charges with air via the supplementary compressor at a lower mass flow rate over a longer period of time, trickle charging allowing the use of a low power supplementary compressor.
Energy Technologies Institute Llp

Systems and methods for power generation based on surface air-to-water thermal differences

A system includes a vehicle having a body and a power generation system. The power generation system includes first and second tanks each configured to receive and store a refrigerant under pressure.
Raytheon Company

Vehicle

A first control device connected with a second power line and configured to control a drive system is configured to send a start prohibition signal of the first control device to a second control device connected with the second power line and configured to control a solar power generation system, upon satisfaction of a prohibition condition including a condition that an abnormality occurs in the drive system. When the second control device receives the start prohibition signal from the first control device, the second control device is configured not to send a start instruction signal for charging to the first control device in spite of a request for solar charging provided to supply electric power from the solar power generation system to a first electrical storage device at a system-off time..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

Arc detection and prevention in a power generation system

Methods for arc detection in a system including one or more photovoltaic generators, one or more photovoltaic power devices and a system power device and/or a load connectible to the photovoltaic generators and/or the photovoltaic power devices. The methods may measure voltage, current, and/or power delivered to the load or system power device, and the methods may measure voltage noise or current noise within the photovoltaic system.
Solaredge Technologies Ltd.

Interconnect for an internally-manifolded solid oxide fuel cell stack; and related methods and power systems

An internally-manifolded solid oxide fuel cell (sofc) stack is described, including an anode interconnect structure integrated with a cathode interconnect structure. The anode interconnect structure includes a fuel flow field; and the cathode interconnect structure includes an air flow field.
General Electric Company

System and cleaning condenser for binary power generation

A system of cleaning a condenser provided in a circulation flow passage for allowing circulation of a working medium in a binary power generation system, includes: an inlet header into which a cooling medium flows; and a heat exchanger including a plurality of branch ports into which the cooling medium flows from the inlet header. The heat exchanger is configured to perform heat exchange between the working medium and the cooling medium to condense the working medium.
Kabushiki Kaisha Kobe Seiko Sho (kobe Steel, Ltd.)

Compressor flow extraction supercritical co2 oxy-combustion power generation system

A power generation system burns a fuel in a gas in a combustion chamber, producing one or more combustion products and heating a working fluid, preferably supercritical co2, that is chemically the same as a combustion product. The working fluid is mixed with the combustion products to form a combustion output mixture which is used in a turbine to drive a shaft of the turbine connected with a generator, producing electricity.
University Of Central Florida Research Foundation, Inc.

Hybrid power generation system

Disclosed herein is a hybrid power generation system. The hybrid power generation system may enhance efficiency of production of electricity and heating heat by integrating power generation using supercritical carbon dioxide (co2) and cogeneration..
Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co., Ltd.

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.

Solar module and photovoltaic power generation system

A solar module of an embodiment includes: a first solar panel having a plurality of first submodules each including a plurality of first solar cells; and a second solar panel layered with the first solar panel, the second solar panel having a plurality of second submodules each including a plurality of second solar cells. The first solar panel is provided on a side where light is incident.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Hybrid type power generation system

A hybrid type power generation system in which some of components of a cogeneration system are combined with a supercritical co2 power generation system, may increase an energy output by combining some of the components of the cogeneration system with the supercritical co2 power generation system.. .
Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co., Ltd.

Power boost regulator

A power generation system is provided including a power boost regulator operative to provide load matched voltage operation of an ac power source.. .
Polaris Industries Inc.

Serially connected inverters

A photovoltaic power generation system, having a photovoltaic panel, which has a direct current (dc) output and a micro-inverter with input terminals and output terminals. The input terminals are adapted for connection to the dc output.
Solaredge Technologies Ltd.

Solar cell module and photovoltaic power generation system

A solar cell module of an embodiment includes: a first solar panel having a plurality of first submodules each including a plurality of first solar cells; and a second solar panel layered with the first solar panel, the second solar panel having a plurality of second solar cells. The first solar panel exists on the side where light is incident.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Power generation system using closed or semi-closed brayton cycle recuperator

A power generation system includes a turbine having an outlet. A high temperature recuperator has an inlet and is connected to the turbine outlet.
University Of Central Florida Research Foundation, Inc.

Power generation and distribution for vehicle propulsion

An aerial vehicle includes a hybrid power generation system comprising an engine; a generator mechanically coupled to the engine; and a propulsion system comprising an electric motor electrically coupled to the generator and a rotational mechanism coupled to the electric motor.. .
Top Flight Technologies, Inc.

Power generation and distribution for land-based vehicle propulsion

A vehicle includes a wheel; a hybrid power generation system including an engine and a generator mechanically coupled to the engine; and a propulsion system including an electric motor electrically coupled to the generator and mechanically coupled to the wheel.. .
Top Flight Technologies, Inc.

Power generation system that couples a photovoltaic array to a dc energy storage source

A controller of a power generation system can control coupling of a photovoltaic (pv) array to an inverter coupled to a power grid. The controller can also monitor an output voltage of a dc energy storage source disconnectedly coupled to the inverter and monitor an output power of the inverter.
Inventus Holdings, Llc

Transmission device and power generation system including transmission device

In a transmission device, a power roller transmits a rotational driving force from an input disc to an output disc in a transmission ratio (transmission gear ratio) corresponding to a tilt motion angle. The power roller allows the transmission ratio to be changed in such a manner that the position of the trunnion on which the power roller is tiltably supported is changed by a trunnion drive mechanism.
Kawasaki Jukogyo Kabushiki Kaisha

Combined solar thermal power generation system

The invention belongs to the technical field of solar thermal power generation equipment, and discloses a combined solar thermal power generation system. The system comprises a parabolic trough collector subsystem, a heat exchanger subsystem, a rankine cycle power generation subsystem and a dish power generation subsystem; the parabolic trough collector subsystem comprises a trough-type mirror field, a pump and a valve; the heat exchanger subsystem comprises a superheater, an evaporator and a preheater; the rankine cycle power generation subsystem comprises a temperature-decreased pressure reducer, a steam turbine, an electric generator, a condenser, a condensate pump, a deaerator and a feedwater pump; and the dish power generation subsystem comprises a dish-type mirror field and a stirling engine set.
Huazhong University Of Science And Technology

Tire structure having spikes coupled thereon

A tire structure includes a tire; an attachment layer positioned between an inner surface of the tire and a spike supporting layer, and allowing the spike supporting layer to be coupled to the inside of the tire; and a spike supporting layer coupled to the inside of the tire by the attachment layer and supporting the spikes operated in conjunction with deformation of the tire, thereby enabling an existing tire to be used for the power generation system using tire deformation.. .

Method for manufacturing tire structure having spikes coupled thereon

A method for manufacturing a tire structure includes an adhesive composition attaching step of attaching to an inner surface of a tire an adhesive composition used for forming an attachment layer; a supporting layer attaching step of attaching a spike supporting layer to the adhesive composition, the spike supporting layer supporting the spikes operated in conjunction with deformation of the tire; and a curing step of applying pressure and heat to the adhesive composition for a predetermine time such that physical properties of the adhesive composition are changed through a chemical reaction, thereby enabling an existing tire to be used for a power generation system using tire deformation.. .

Photovoltaic power generation shutting down the same

A photovoltaic power generation system includes a plurality of photovoltaic arrays, a plurality of shutdown units and an inverter. The shutdown unit is adjacent to the corresponding photovoltaic array, connected in parallel with the corresponding photovoltaic array, and electrically connected to the inverter via high voltage wires; the photovoltaic power generation system further includes a control unit configured to receive a detection signal indicating a state of the ac side of the inverter, monitor whether the ac side of the inverter is in a power-off state according to the detection signal, and generate a first power-off signal when the ac side of the inverter is in the power-off state; and the shutdown units are configured to receive the first power-off signal, and stop a power transmission from the photovoltaic arrays to the inverter according to the first power-off signal..
Delta Electronics (shanghai) Co., Ltd

Systems and methods to improve shut-down purge flow in a gas turbine system

A system includes a controller of a power generation system including a memory storing instructions and a processor that executes the instructions. The instructions cause the controller to control the power generation system to provide inlet bleed heat flow to a gas turbine during deceleration of the gas turbine.
General Electric Company

Systems and methods to improve shut-down purge flow in a gas turbine system

A system includes a controller including a memory storing instructions and a processor that executes the instructions. The instructions cause the controller to control a steam turbine system coupled to a power generation system to release steam during deceleration of a gas turbine.
General Electric Company

Systems and methods to improve shut-down purge flow in a gas turbine system

A system includes a controller including a memory storing instructions to perform operations of a power generation system and a processor that executes the instructions. The instructions cause the controller to control purging fluid flow to an inlet of a gas turbine, an exhaust of the gas turbine, or a combustion section of the gas turbine.
General Electric Company

Hybrid gas turbine power generation system

Some embodiments are directed to a method of modulating power output of a hybrid gas turbine power plant, including a conventional (gt) gas turbine, via a fluid connection(s) allowing air injection or extraction, further including a compressed air energy storage system (caes). Power is increased or decreased by selectively reconfiguring the gt compressor to reduce or increase its mass flow rate whilst simultaneously selectively adjusting how much air to transfer as a compensatory mass flow between the caes and gt systems, via the fluid connection(s), temporarily minimizing any change in mass flow rate and hence operating conditions in the combustor, thereby providing improved frequency response mode wherein power is modulated to meet grid fluctuations in under ten seconds.
Energy Technologies Institute Llp

Power generation systems with monitoring for anomaly detection via nonlinear relationship modeling

A power generator system with anomaly detection and methods for detecting anomalies include a power generator that includes one or more physical components configured to provide electrical power. Sensors are configured to make measurements of a state of respective physical components, outputting respective time series of said measurements.
Nec Laboratories America, Inc.

Power generation system and related operating the power generation system

A power generation system is disclosed. The power generation system includes a doubly-fed induction generator (dfig) coupled to a variable speed engine and a photo-voltaic (pv) power source.
General Electric Company

Mechanically driven air vehicle thermal management device

The present disclosure is directed to an aircraft power generation system including a reverse brayton cycle system, a gas turbine engine, and a gearbox. The gas turbine engine includes a compressor section, a turbine section, and an engine shaft.
General Electric Company

Solar power generation system inspection method and inspection apparatus

A ground fault detection apparatus includes a pv current detection unit, a ground fault current detection circuit, an electric power delivery path switching switch that switches the connection of a solar cell string from a pcs side to the ground fault current detection circuit, and a control unit that, when the solar cell string is in a switchable state, switches the electric power delivery path switching switch to the ground fault current detection circuit side.. .
Omron Corporation

Medium voltage wind power generation system and power generation method using the same

A medium voltage wind power generation system comprises a first boost device and a wind power generation device; the first boost device has a medium voltage side and a high voltage side, and the high voltage side of the first boost device is electrically connected to a grid; the wind power generation device comprises wind generators, rotor side converters and line side converters; the wind generators comprise stator windings and rotor windings; the stator windings are coupled to the medium voltage side of the first boost device; the rotor side converters are coupled to the rotor windings; one end of the line side converters are coupled to the rotor side converters, and the other end thereof is coupled to the medium voltage side of the first boost device via a second boost device.. .
Delta Electronics (shanghai) Co.,ltd.

Photovoltaic power generation system evaluation apparatus, evaluation method, and storage medium storing a program for an evaluation apparatus

In order to provide an evaluation apparatus that is capable of measuring the performance of a photovoltaic power generation system accurately while using simple equipment outdoors using sunlight, there are provided a plurality of illumination intensity sensors disposed in the vicinity of the photovoltaic panels, and an evaluator that is connected to a pcs and to the sensors, and evaluates the performance of the photovoltaic power generation system based on outputs from each of these, and the evaluator includes an output acquisition unit that acquires an output of the photovoltaic panels from the pcs, a consistency degree calculation unit that calculates a degree of consistency in illumination intensity measurement values measured by the sensors, and a determination unit that, when the degree of consistency is within a predetermined permissible range, determines that the output of the photovoltaic panels acquired by the output acquisition unit is a true value.. .
Kyoshin Electric Co., Ltd.

Edge protection for a floating photovoltaic power generation system

An edge protection member for positioning in a waterbody adjacent to a plurality of photovoltaic (“pv”) modules of a pv array that floats on the waterbody to protect the pv array from external forces includes a surface barrier. The surface barrier blocks flotsam on a water surface of the waterbody from floating into the pv array..
X Development Llc

Power generation system

A power generation system that has an increased power generation efficiency and can be substituted for a conventional heat exchanging system is provided. A power generation system 1 comprises a power generation module 2 provided with one or more thermoelectric elements 7a, 7b; a heat exchanger 3; a high-temperature fluid passage 4 including a high-temperature fluid inlet 4a and a high-temperature fluid outlet 4b, the high-temperature fluid passage being connected to the power generation module and the heat exchanger both located between the high-temperature fluid inlet and the high-temperature fluid outlet; and a low-temperature fluid passage 5 including a low-temperature fluid inlet 5a and a low-temperature fluid outlet 5b, the low-temperature fluid passage being connected to the power generation module and the heat exchanger both located between the low-temperature fluid inlet and the low-temperature fluid outlet.
Chiyoda Corporation

Control device for power conversion device, power conversion device, electric motor drive system using said devices, compressor drive system, and gas turbine power generation system

A control device for power conversion device controls a power conversion device in a system driven by the power conversion device to which an electric motor outputs ac power, and includes: a control pulse generation unit configured to generate a control pulse of the power conversion device; and a negative phase creation unit configured to input a pulse signal output by the control pulse generation unit and rotational speed information of the electric motor, and to generate an inverted signal of an output signal of the control pulse generation unit, wherein the pulse signal of a half cycle during one cycle of voltage, the pulse signal being generated by the control pulse generation unit, and a pulse signal of a next half cycle during the one cycle of voltage, the pulse signal being generated by the negative phase creation unit, are symmetrical in positive and negative relationship of voltage.. .
Hitachi, Ltd.

Hybrid wind-solar power generation system

Electrical power may be generated by a system employing wind and solar energy capturing means. A wind turbine can be connected to a controller and have at least one blade connected to an electrical generator.

Engine, rotary device, power generator, power generation system, and methods of making and using the same

An engine, a rotary device, a power generation system, and methods of manufacturing and using the same are disclosed. The engine includes a detonation and/or combustion chamber configured to detonate a fuel and rotate around a central rotary shaft extending from the detonation and/or combustion chamber, a fuel supply inlet configured to provide the fuel to the detonation and/or combustion chamber, at least two rotating arms extending radially from the detonation and/or combustion chamber and configured to exhaust detonation gases from detonating the fuel in the detonation and/or combustion chamber and provide a rotational thrust and/or force, the rotating arms having inner and outer walls and a nozzle at a distal end thereof, the nozzle being at or having an angle configured to provide the rotational thrust and/or force, and a plurality of cooling coils between the inner and outer walls.

Engine, rotary device, power generator, power generation system, and methods of making and using the same

An engine, a rotary device, a power generation system, and methods of manufacturing and using the same are disclosed. The engine includes a detonation and/or combustion chamber configured to detonate a fuel and rotate around a central rotary shaft extending from the detonation and/or combustion chamber, a fuel supply inlet configured to provide the fuel to the detonation and/or combustion chamber, at least two rotating arms extending radially from the detonation and/or combustion chamber and configured to exhaust detonation gases from detonating the fuel in the detonation and/or combustion chamber and provide a rotational thrust and/or force, the rotating arms having inner and outer walls and a nozzle at a distal end thereof, the nozzle being at or having an angle configured to provide the rotational thrust and/or force, and a plurality of cooling coils between the inner and outer walls.

Control system for damping structural vibrations of a wind turbine system having multiple rotors

A wind turbine system comprising a plurality of wind turbines mounted to a support structure including a tower, wherein each of the plurality of wind turbines includes a rotor and a power generation system driven by the rotor, and at least one of a rotor blade pitch adjustment means and a generator power control means. The system further includes control means that receives vibration data associated with the support structure and which is configured to determine a damping control command for a respective one of the plurality of wind turbines, wherein the or each of the wind turbines includes a damping controller that receives a damping control command and which is operable to apply a damping control input to one or both of the blade pitch adjustment means and the generator power control means so as to counteract the measured vibration of the support structure.
Vestas Wind Systems A/s

Model based bump-less transfer between passive and active mode operation of three-way check valve for liquid fuel delivery in gas turbine systems

A method using an inverse three-way valve model with feed-forward fuel flow control is provided for controlling liquid fuel flow in a turbine power generation system to achieve a bump-less driven watts (dwatt) power output during fuel mode transitions between passive mode and active mode operations of a three-way check valve that delivers liquid fuel to the turbine combustor nozzles. The method utilizes an inverse fluid flow model for a three-way check valve which is based upon a valve position surrogate for the three-way check valve to develop a calculated estimate of a fuel spike/dwatt oscillation likely to occur during mode transitions of the three-way check valve and to produce a feed-forward control used to modulate a fuel path bypass valve within the turbine fuel supply circulation system that provides the liquid fuel to the three-way valve during transfers of valve operation between passive and active mode operations..
General Electric Company

Solar cell module and manufacturing the same

A solar cell module capable of preventing the occurrence of a pid failure in a solar photovoltaic power generation system with a mw capacity, said system being used in a high-temperature high-humidity environment; and a method for manufacturing this solar cell module. A solar cell module which comprises a protection glass material and a sealing material on a light receiving surface side of a substrate, and which also comprises an oxide layer between the substrate and the protection glass material, said oxide layer containing a metal element and silicon.
Material Concept, Inc.

Power generation wheeled objects

A power generation system for wheeled objects comprises a generator mechanically coupled to one or more of the object's wheels to convert wheel rotational energy into electrical energy. The power generation system may comprise an electrical storage device configured to store the electrical power produced by the generator.
Gatekeeper Systems, Inc.

Controlling operation of a power converter based on grid conditions

Systems and methods for controlling operation of a power converter based on grid conditions are provided. In particular, a first gating voltage can be applied to a switching element of a power converter associated with a wind-driven power generation system.
General Electric Company

Power generation system, power generation control method and program

A power generation system of the invention includes: generator (11), secondary battery (12) and control unit (13). The control unit (13) discharges secondary battery (12) to supply electric power from secondary battery (12) to load (20) when the state of charge of secondary battery (12) has reached the upper limit capacity, activates generator (11) so as to supply part of the power from the generator to load (20) while charging secondary battery (12) with surplus power when the state of charge reaches the lower limit capacity, and stops generator (11) and switches the power supply source for load (20) from generator (11) to secondary battery (12) when the state of charge reaches the upper limit capacity, whereby the control unit keeps generator (11) at the maximum power generation efficiency or at the rated output when generator (11) is being operated..
Nec Corporation

Solar power generation system

A solar power generation system includes: solar cells, or solar cells and at least one capacitor, connected in series between output terminals; an accompanying circuit provided for each of the solar cells, or each of the solar cells and each of the at least one capacitor, the accompanying circuit including an inductor and a switching device arranged in series; and a power generation operating point control device. The solar cells, or the solar cells and the at least one capacitor, are divided into units, of which adjacent units share one of the solar cells or one of the at least one capacitor.
Tokyo Metropolitan University

Solar panel support unit and solar power generation system

A solar panel support unit of an embodiment includes a first support member, a second support member, and a third support member. The first support member includes a first support section and a first attachment section.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Fuel cooling system and method

A fuel cooling system includes a refrigeration unit configured to circulate a refrigerant, a bypass cooling circuit (132) fluidly coupled to the refrigeration unit, and a power generation system operably coupled to the refrigeration unit. The power generation system includes a fuel tank (34) fluidly coupled to an engine (32), and a fuel cooling circuit (160) is fluidly coupled between the fuel tank and the engine.
Carrier Corporation

Knocking control method

A knocking control method in a power generation system (1) which includes a gas engine (20) including a plurality of air cylinders (21) and a knocking detection unit (51) configured to detect knocking in each of the air cylinders (21). The knocking control method includes a first control step of delaying an ignition timing for at least one of the air cylinders (21) when the knocking detection unit (51) has detected knocking; a second control step of reducing an amount of gas supplied to at least one of the air cylinders (21) when the knocking has not been eliminated by the first control step; and a third control step of shutting off supply of a gas to any of the air cylinders (21) in which the knocking has occurred..
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.

Monitoring and evaluating performance and aging of solar photovoltaic generation systems and power inverters

Techniques for detailed monitoring and evaluation of individual subsystems within solar photovoltaic power generation systems are provided. In one aspect, a method for monitoring a photovoltaic system having at least one array of photovoltaic panels and at least one inverter system configured to convert output from the panels from dc to ac includes the steps of: obtaining sensor data from the photovoltaic system; computing an efficiency of the panels and an efficiency of the inverter system using the sensor data; computing an aging parameter for the panels using the efficiency of the panels; computing an aging parameter for the inverter system using the efficiency of the inverter system; determining whether the aging parameter for the panels or for the inverter system exceeds a predetermined threshold level; and taking action if either the aging parameter for the array or for the inverter system exceeds the predetermined threshold level..
International Business Machines Corporation

Gas turbine power generation system, control gas turbine power generation system, and control device for gas turbine power generation system

The gas turbine power generation system of the present invention repeats either the supply or absorption of power, in addition to generating power. The gas turbine power generation system is provided with a first rotation shaft, a compressor, a combustor, a first turbine upon which combustion gasses impinge, thereby causing the first turbine to rotate, and driving the first rotation shaft, a rotating electrical machine connected to the first rotation shaft, a speed adjustment mechanism for controlling the speed of the compressor by adjusting an air volume, a frequency converter for converting a frequency of power, the frequency converter being connected between the rotating electrical machine and a power system via a power line, and a controller for obtaining a request for an output from the gas turbine power generation system and controlling the combustor on the basis of the request.
Hitachi, Ltd.

Co2 power generation system

A co2 power generation system includes a furnace to burn fuel, a turbine operated by a working fluid supplied thereto, the working fluid being heated by heat generated in the furnace, a recuperator exchanging heat with the working fluid passing through the turbine, a cooler to cool the working fluid passing through the recuperator, and a compressor to compress the working fluid passing through the cooler, wherein the working fluid passing through the compressor is circulated to the furnace, and the working fluid is supercritical co2.. .
Doosan Heavy Industries Construction Co., Ltd.

Control device of power converter, power conversion system, compressor driving system, flywheel power generation system, and control power converter

A control device of a power converter controls a system including a converter that converts alternating current (ac) power of a power supply into direct current (dc) power, an inverter that converts the dc power into ac power, a capacitor that is charged with and discharges the dc power, and a rotary electric machine that is driven by the ac power supplied from the inverter or regenerates the ac power to the power supply, the control device including: a vibration suppression control unit that outputs a torque current command correction value for canceling an axial vibration component due to a vibration frequency of a transmission system including the rotary electric machine and an output compensation control unit that outputs a correction value for suppressing ac power of the power supply fluctuated by the vibration suppression control unit to a voltage control unit of the converter.. .
Hitachi, Ltd.

Boiler using liquid metal as working medium and power generation system comprising same

The boiler using a liquid metal as a working medium according to the present invention is comprises: a combustion furnace, in which the working medium is supplied and heated; a heat exchange part, which is connected to the combustion furnace and to which the working medium heated in the combustion furnace is supplied; a heat medium injection part, which is positioned in the heat exchange part; and a supply part, which is connected to the heat exchange part and supplies the heat medium to the heat medium injection part. In the heat exchange part, the heat exchange between the heat medium supplied to the heat medium injection part and the heated working medium is performed.
Korea Institute Of Industrial Technology

Modular tower-type solar thermal power generation system

The present application relates to a modular tower-type solar thermal power generation system, which comprises: a solar thermal collector device configured for collecting solar thermal energy, a heat exchanger connected to the solar thermal collector device and configured for producing superheated saturated steam, and a thermal power conversion device connected to the heat exchanger and configured for converting the superheated saturated steam into electrical energy; the solar thermal collector device comprises a plurality of tower-type solar thermal modules. By adopting a solar power generation system with a modular solar energy collector device, the present application can simplify the construction process, reduce the construction period, and can further reduce design cost and investment cost of a power station, as well as improve the efficiency of the heliostat field; moreover, when one of the single towers malfunctions, the working situations of other tower-type solar thermal modules won't be affected, and thus the continuity and stability of power supply using the whole power generation system are ensure..
Shenzhen Enesoon Science &technology Co., Ltd

Adaptive model-based method to quantify degradation of a power generation system

A system includes a power generation system and a controller that controls the power generation system. The controller includes a processor that generates a model of the power generation system that estimates a value for a first parameter of the power generation system.
General Electric Company

Carbonizing furnace, pyrolytic furnace, water gas generation system, hydrogen gas generation system, and power generation system

Provided is a carbonizing furnace capable of improving combustion efficiency of combustible gas generated by combustion of organic waste and of improving carbonization efficiency of organic waste by appropriately controlling the temperature of carbide. Provided is a pyrolytic furnace in which heating gas can be suppressed from outflowing to the outside from a gap between the upper surface of the body part of the pyrolytic furnace and the outer circumferential surface of a reaction tube where a pyrolysis reaction between carbide and a gasification agent is caused, and in which the temperature of a region where the pyrolysis reaction is caused can be suppressed from being reduced.
Takahashi Seisakusho Inc.

Gas turbine power generation system and control system used in the same

A gas turbine power generation system having an improved function to stabilize the power system is disclosed. The gas turbine power generation system has a dual-shaft gas turbine, an electric generator mechanically connected to a low pressure turbine of the dual-shaft gas turbine and electrically connected to an electric power system, a rotary electric machine mechanically connected to a high pressure turbine through a compressor of the dual-shaft gas turbine and electrically connected to the electric power system, wherein a power oscillation is suppressed by operation of the rotary electric machine as a motor or as a generator..
Hitachi, Ltd.

Rotor assembly for a power generation system

A rotor assembly for an electric machine or power generation system, includes a shaft having a rotational axis, a first cylindrical section rotatably supported by the shaft and having a first rotor core, and a second cylindrical section, axially spaced from the first cylindrical section along the rotational axis, the second cylindrical section rotatably supported by the shaft, and wherein a set of magnet surface polarities are arranged to improve power output.. .
Unison Industries, Llc

Power generation architecture using environmental fluid flow

Architecture that harnesses energy from natural atmospheric wind and water currents and self-generated wind and water currents from moving vehicles and natural fluid flow found in nature for moving or stationary applications. The power generation system harnesses energy from natural atmospheric sources utilizing pneumatic and/or hydraulic turbines with compound nozzles, meteorological sensors, computer controlled harmonic resonance valves, a control system, and other components..

Power generation system exhaust cooling

An airflow control system control system for a gas turbine system according to an embodiment includes: an airflow generation system including a plurality of air moving systems for selective attachment to a rotatable shaft of a gas turbine system, the airflow generation system drawing in an excess flow of air through an air intake section; and a mixing area for receiving an exhaust gas stream of the gas turbine system; the airflow generation system: directing a first portion and a second portion of the excess flow of air generated by the airflow generation system into the mixing area to reduce a temperature of the exhaust gas stream; and directing a third portion of the excess flow of air generated by the airflow generation system into a discharge chamber of a compressor component of the gas turbine system.. .
General Electric Company

Electric power generating system

An electric power generation system and a method in an electric power generation system. The system comprising one or more generators for producing electrical energy, each generator being arranged to be driven with a corresponding prime mover, wherein the generators are multiphase ac generators adapted to generate a multiphase voltage having a frequency and an amplitude, the phase outputs of the generators are connectable to a common multiphase bus for distributing the electrical energy generated by the ac generators, the system comprises further means for providing independent reference values for a rotational speed of the prime movers and for amplitude of the multiphase voltage, the rotational speed of the prime movers defining the frequency of the multiphase voltage, and the system is adapted to operate in at least three operation points on the basis of the provided independent reference values, an operation point being defined by a ratio of the amplitude of the multiphase voltage to the frequency of the multiphase voltage, wherein the at least three operation points are different..
Abb Schweiz Ag

Photovoltaic devices, photovoltaic modules provided therewith, and solar power generation systems

N-type amorphous semiconductor layers (4) and p-type amorphous semiconductor layers (5) are alternately disposed on the back surface of a semiconductor substrate (1) so as to be separated from each other at a desired interval paralleled with the direction of the surface of the semiconductor substrate (1). An electrode (6) is disposed on the n-type amorphous semiconductor layer (4), and an electrode (7) is disposed on the p-type amorphous semiconductor layer (5).
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Gas turbine power generation system

This gas turbine power generation system includes: a two-shaft gas turbine; a power generator that is driven by the two-shaft gas turbine and that generates power; an electric motor that is driven by power generated by the power generator; and a frequency converter that converts a frequency of the power that is transmitted between the power generator and the electric motor. The frequency converter is disposed within a predetermined range near the electric motor at the side opposite to the two-shaft gas turbine side relative to the electric motor so as to face the plane perpendicular to a rotation shaft of the electric motor..
Hitachi, Ltd.

Grid assembly intelligent photovoltaic power generation system

A grid assembly intelligent photovoltaic power generation system includes a supporting unit, a separated composite stand secured on the supporting unit, a square axle arranged on the separated composite stand and capable of rotating on the separated composite stand and a plurality of photovoltaic panels secured onto the square axle and forming a single-row of photovoltaic panel grid; wherein a certain distance is formed between each row of the photovoltaic panel grid, and a plurality of the photovoltaic panel grids form a photovoltaic array. The present invention overcomes the problem of sunlight blind spots of traditional photovoltaic array power stations, and the present invention can be installed top of fishponds and agricultural lands such that the top of the structure utilizes the photovoltaic panels for power generation and the bottom thereof can be used for growth of agricultural corps in order to achieve diverse utilization of land..
Accelspirit Inc.

Power control system with fault detection and data retention for energy generation systems

A programmable microcontroller and a non-volatile memory are coupled to monitor and store operating parameters associated with operation of a power control system for a power generation system. The microcontroller is programmed to respond to a fault event (i.e., an anomalous condition that exceeds a threshold value) by storing the operating parameters before, during and after the fault event in the non-volatile memory..
Solarcity Corporation

Turbine power generation system having emergency operation means, and emergency operation method therefor

Discloses is a turbine power generation system having an emergency operation means and an emergency operation method therefor that are capable of controlling excess heat accumulated during emergency operation, and recycling the accumulated heat. A turbine power generation system includes: an inlet sensor part including a thermometer, a pressure gauge, and a flowmeter that are installed between the heater and the inlet valve and; an emergency discharge part including a branch pipe connected to the steam, and a heat control means installed on the branch pipe.
Posco Energy Co., Ltd.

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

Wave power generation system and method

A power generator comprises a casing (110) that in use is deployed in an environment in which the casing is subjected to an excitation motion such as wave motion. A series of masses (101, 103a-c) is located within the casing, wherein at least a first mass is coupled to the casing by a first spring (102), each of the masses is coupled to at least one adjacent mass by a respective spring, and wherein the casing and the series of masses bring a motion of the power generator into resonance with the excitation motion.
Beekenkamp Plants B.v.

Charge/discharge management device

A charge/discharge management device is provided in power generation equipment including a power generation system in which generated power fluctuates and a storage battery system and connected to a power system. The power generation system includes a power meter that detects the generated power.
Toshiba Mitsubishi-electric Industrial Systems Corporation

Battery control circuit for power generation system using renewable energy

The battery control circuit includes: a battery; a dc power supply unit; a first dc-dc converter providing a current path in a first direction of supplying the dc energy from the dc power supply unit to the battery, and a current path in a second direction of discharging the dc energy in the battery to a ground; a first capacitor fully discharging the battery in a manner that the sum of a voltage across the first capacitor and a voltage across the flow battery to be higher than an output voltage of the first dc-dc converter; a second dc-dc converter supplying the dc energy from the dc power supply unit to the first capacitor; and a controller controlling the first dc-dc converter to form the current flow path in the second direction when a number of times of charging and discharging the flow battery reaches a preset number.. .
Lsis Co., Ltd.

Generator management system and method that selectively activate at least one of a plurality of generators in a power generation system

A method of determining an operation of at least one of a plurality of generators in a power generation system. The method includes identifying a system parameter that is related to operation of the power generation system; and determining which of the plurality of generators to operate to minimize fuel consumption of the power generation system based on the system parameter.
Kohler Co.

Wind power generation system using airship

The present invention relates a wind power generation system using an airship, which can generate wind power using strong wind of a jet stream by using the airship, convert the wind power into a laser beam and transmit the laser beam to the ground so that power can be produced on the ground by converting the laser beam into electricity. The present invention provides efficiency and convenience in collecting power of the airship on the ground by implementing a wind power generation system using an airship to include: an airship for producing power through wind power generation while floating in the air and transmitting the produced power as a laser beam; and a ground receiving unit for receiving the laser beam transmitted.

Power generation system utilizing turbine arrays

A system for generating power from turbine arrays comprises a plurality of turbines positioned in a turbine array. Each turbine comprises a vertical shaft having an upper portion, a middle portion and a lower portion.

System and a gas turbine power generation system with a high pressure compressor with an added forward stage

The gas turbine power generation system includes a core engine and a low pressure compressor. The core engine includes a high pressure compressor, a combustor, and a high pressure turbine configured in a serial flow arrangement.
General Electric Company

Construction tidal power generation system capable of multiple-flow power generation from installation of uniflow generator

The present invention relates to a construction method for a tidal power generation system capable of multiple-flow power generation from an installation of a uniflow generator, and more particularly, to a construction method for a tidal power generation system, in which auxiliary waterways are installed at both sides of a hydraulic turbine waterway in which the uniflow generator is installed, respectively, such that water is introduced into one side auxiliary waterway so as to generate power, and the other side auxiliary waterway is connected to an existing drain waterway so that the water used to generate power may be drained, thereby enabling the multiple-flow power generation only by opening and closing a required sluice gate.. .

Seawater electrolysis hydrogen recovery and power generation system

A seawater electrolysis hydrogen recovery and power generation system is capable of recovering hydrogen gas and using the hydrogen gas to drive an electric turbine generator during the operation of a seawater electrolyzer for production of sodium hypochlorite. The seawater electrolysis hydrogen recovery and power generation system includes pipelines, booster pumps, a plenum chamber and a condenser chamber..

Exhaust gas treatment device, gas turbine combined cycle power generation system, gas engine power generation system and exhaust gas treatment method

An exhaust gas treatment device capable of treating exhaust gas of a gas turbine or a gas engine includes an exhaust gas treatment catalyst comprising a perovskite composite oxide containing at least ag and dy in an a site and at least mn in a b site.. .

Data management systems and methods

This disclosure related to systems and methods that facilitate the secure collection and management of operational data relating to a power generation system that includes one or more wind turbines. Embodiments disclosed herein may also be used to provide various insights on wind farm operation and management using collected operational data.
Intertrust Technologies Corporation

Floating photovoltaic power generation system

A floating solar power generation system includes a photovoltaic (“pv”) array. The pv array includes a plurality of pv modules mechanically bound together.
Google Inc.

Dc-to-dc converter, power converter, power generation system, and dc-to-dc conversion

A dc-to-dc converter includes a first switching circuit, a second switching circuit, a transformer positioned between an ac side of the first switching circuit and an ac side of the second switching circuit, an inductance element positioned between the transformer and at least one of the ac side of the first switching circuit and the ac side of the second switching circuit, and control circuitry that operates the first switching circuit and the second switching circuit. The control circuitry sets a predetermined operation ratio of the first switching circuit and the second switching circuit to each other, and adjusts, based on the predetermined operation ratio, a first operation period of the first switching circuit and a second operation period of the second switching circuit..
Kabushiki Kaisha Yaskawa Denki

Apparatus and voltage balancing and optimizing output power in power generation systems

Voltage balancing and extracted output power circuit topologies use maximum power point and maximum power point tracking to provide voltage balancing and voltage and current adjustment to optimize extracted output power for corresponding dc voltage source strings (120a, 130a). The topologies used to control power generation include one or more voltage balancing circuits and/or power system optimizer circuits (102a) to reduce decreased power utilization and enable independent operating voltages of dc voltage source strings (120a, 130a) to provide voltage balancing and to deliver a maximum power independent of the voltage and current of other dc voltage source strings (120a, 130a).

Wind power generation system and dc power transmission system

A wind power generation system according to the present invention includes: a dc bus; a plurality of feeders connected to the dc bus for transmitting dc powers to the dc bus; a plurality of wind power generators; a plurality of ac/dc converters connected one by one to each of the wind power generators for converting ac powers generated by the connected wind power generators, into dc powers, and outputting the dc powers to the feeders; and a dc breaker and a diode, which serve as a current limiting unit installed on each of the feeders for preventing a dc current from flowing from the dc bus into the feeder.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

System and hybrid power generation

A hybrid power generation system is disclosed including but not limited to a processor in data communication with a non-transitory computer readable medium for controlling a plurality of power sources to substantially optimize energy generation by the plurality of power sources, wherein the plurality of power sources comprise a solar panel and a battery that generate energy; a computer program comprising instructions stored in the non-transitory computer readable medium that are executed by the processor, the computer program comprising, instructions to determine a current operating state for each of the plurality of power sources; instructions to determine a new operating state for each of the plurality of power sources to substantially optimize power generated for each of the power sources; and instructions to replace the current operating state for each of the plurality of power sources to the new operating state for each of the plurality of power sources.. .

Multi-reaction process for forming a product gas from solid carbonaceous material

A direct carbonaceous material to power generation system integrates one or more solid oxide fuel cells (sofc) into a fluidized bed gasifier. The fuel cell anode is in direct contact with bed material so that the h2 and co generated in the bed are oxidized to h2o and co2 to create a push-pull or source-sink reaction environment.

Green power generation system and method

The present disclosure first uses a pumping device to retrieve water using an internal power source from a water source. Then, in accordance with a wind parameter and a solar parameter, wind-powered and solar-powered pumping devices are selectively engaged to replace the pumping device.

Solar power generation system

There is provided a solar power generation system comprising: a main body being hollow and having an inner space defined therein, wherein the main body has a top hole defined in a top wall thereof; a rotation assembly received in the main body; a hydraulic or pneumatic cylinder assembly received in the main body; a power generation assembly configured to be withdrawn from the main body or retracted into the main body through the top hole using the hydraulic or pneumatic cylinder assembly, wherein the power generation assembly has a solar cell structure at a top end thereof, wherein the rotation assembly is configured to change an orientation of the solar cell structure; a controller configured to control operations of the rotation assembly and the hydraulic or pneumatic cylinder assembly.. .

Power generating windbags and waterbags

A method of using a bagged power generation system comprising windbags and waterbags integrated with drones and adapting drone technologies for harnessing wind and water power to produce electricity. An extremely scalable and environmentally friendly method, system, apparatus, equipment, techniques and ecosystem configured to produce renewable green energy with high productivity and efficiency..

Portable water collection and filtration system

A portable water collection, filtration and power generation system is provided. The system is comprised of a holding tank, a filtration system, a reverse osmosis system an electrical power generator a mobile transport unit that holds the holding tank, filtration system, reverse osmosis system, and the electrical power generator.
My Aqueduct, Llc

Self-generating power generation system

A self-generating power generation system is a generating system that is designed to use a portion of the incoming power to generate additional power to make the system highly efficient. The system may be used in a motor vehicle and take advantage of the available kinetic energy of the turning wheels regenerate power to multiply the efficiency.

Renewable energy power generation systems

We describe a modular adjustable power factor renewable energy inverter system. The system comprises a plurality of inverter modules having a switched capacitor across its ac power output, a power measurement system coupled to a communication interface, and a power factor controller to control switching of the capacitor.
Solarcity Corporation

Apparatus for driving and controlling converters and switching element modules in a wind power generation system

Disclosed herein are an apparatus for driving converters in a wind power generation system, an apparatus for controlling converters in a wind power generation system, an apparatus for driving switching element modules in a wind power generation system, and an apparatus for controlling switching element modules in a wind power generation system. The apparatus for driving converters in a wind power generation system includes a converter control unit configured to drive a plurality of converters connected in parallel between a generator and a grid, wherein the converter control unit sequentially drives the converters one by one when output power of the grid increases and sequentially stops the operations of the converters one by one when output power of the grid decreases..
Doosan Heavy Industries Construction Co., Ltd.

Binary power generation system and control apparatus

Provided is a new binary power generation system that, in the binary power generation system using exhaust gas as a heating source, maximizes the power generation amount while considering the sulfuric acid dew point temperature of the exhaust gas. In this binary power generation system, corrosion due to sulfuric acid is prevented.
Fuji Electric Co., Ltd.

Modified co2 cycle for long endurance unmanned underwater vehicles and resultant chirp acoustic capability

A carbon dioxide cycle power generation system includes storage collectively storing portions of carbon dioxide liquid and gas and a transfer connection selectively directing flow of the carbon dioxide through a turbine. The system cycles between different seawater depths in order to employ at least one of seawater pressure and seawater temperature in creating the carbon dioxide flow.
Raytheon Company

Power distribution priority controller and controlling a photovoltaic power generation system

A power distribution priority controller and a controlling method of a photovoltaic power generation system. The controller includes a calculating unit configured to calculate an electric device priority list according to running state information of electric devices and photovoltaic power generation data and to determine a preferred power distribution schemes; a controlling unit configured to acquire in real time the running state information of all electric devices, and control the electric devices according to the preferred power distribution schemes determined by the calculating unit; a communicating unit configured to transmit the photovoltaic power generation data, the running state information of electric devices, and control command information; a storage unit configured to store, in time units, the photovoltaic power generation data, the running state information of electric devices, and the preferred power distribution schemes..
Gree Electric Appliances, Inc. Of Zhuhai

Photovoltaic intelligent power supply

A photovoltaic intelligent power supply, comprising a plurality of unit modules, and a communication unit (103) and a control unit (106), wherein all the unit modules are connected to the control unit (106) and the communication unit (103); each unit module comprises an input collection unit (101), a data acquisition unit (102), a boost unit (104), an arc isolation unit (105) and an anti-pid unit (107), wherein the input collection unit (101) is connected to a photovoltaic module; the data acquisition unit (102) is configured to acquire voltage and current state signals; the boost unit (104) is configured to perform interleaving chopping and operate in an mppt mode; the arc isolation unit (105) is configured to receive instructions sent by the control unit (106) to execute opening and closing; and the anti-pid unit (107) is configured to receive instructions sent by the control unit (106) so as to generate proper dc voltages to be applied between a negative electrode of a cell panel and the ground. The photovoltaic intelligent power supply supports mppt control, and can effectively detect an arc and start protection, can ensure normal operation of an inverter, and improve reliability of a power generation system..
Crrc Zhuzhou Institute Co., Ltd.

Photoelectric conversion element, photoelectric conversion element module, photovoltaic cell, and photovoltaic 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 at least a group-ib element, a group-iiib element, and a group-vib element, between the first electrode and the second electrode. The group-vib element includes at least sulfur.
Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

Wind power generation system

Disclosed herein is a wind power generation system using a dynamic lift generation disk structure unlike a horizontal-axis wind turbine(hawt) or vertical-axis wind turbine(vawt) which uses blades. The wind power generation system includes a column and an oscillating unit.
Industry-academic Cooperation Foundation Yonsei University

Power generation system for internal combustion engine

A power generation system for an internal combustion engine includes: a turbocharger capable of performing a turbocharger power generation using rotation of a turbine provided in an exhaust passage of the internal combustion engine; and a control unit including at least one electronic control unit. The control unit is configured to calculate a first power generation instruction value required for the turbocharger, and determine whether or not a magnitude relationship in which generated power of the turbocharger power generation is larger than an increase amount of a pumping loss of the internal combustion engine resulting from the turbocharger power generation is satisfied based on an operational state of the internal combustion engine, and calculate the first power generation instruction value larger when the magnitude relationship is satisfied than when the magnitude relationship is not satisfied..
Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

System for cooling power generation system of a locomotive

A system for cooling a power generation system of a locomotive. The power generation system includes an alternator and an engine system.
Electro-motive Diesel, Inc.

Random pulse width modulation for power converters

A power generation system, wind turbine, and method of pulse width modulation (pwm) for power converters are disclosed. The method generally includes generating a substantially random distribution of timing values, applying a filter to the random distribution to produce a modified random distribution, and delivering pwm ing signals based on the modified random distribution to the power converters..
Vestas Wind Systems A/s

Storage battery control apparatus, power storage system, and charging storage battery

A storage battery control apparatus is provided with which a system capable of charging a storage battery using power from an electric power system and also charging the storage battery using power from a power generation system is inexpensively built. A storage battery control apparatus includes a switching control unit and a switch for connecting a ct to a current sensor connecting portion in a power generation system during a period during which a storage battery is charged using power from an electric power system, and for connecting a ct to the current sensor connecting portion during a period during which the storage battery is charged using power from the power generation system..
Omron Corporation

System and power generation with a closed-loop photocatalytic solar device

A photocatalytic power generation system including a solar housing, a photoanode, an electrolyte membrane, a cathode, an oxygen diffusion membrane, and an external power generation circuit. The photoanode and the cathode are each positioned within the solar housing and electrically coupled to the external power generation circuit.
Saudi Arabian Oil Company

System, method and apparatuses for determining parameter settings for a power generation system and a tangible computer readable medium

The present disclosure relates to system, method and apparatuses for determining parameter settings for a power generation system and a tangible computer readable medium therefor. In an embodiment of the present disclosure, the system comprises at least one processor; and at least one memory storing computer executable instructions.
Accenture Global Services Limited

Power generation system

This power generation system is provided with: a gas turbine having a compressor, a combustor and a turbine; a first compressed air supply line that supplies compressed air, which has been compressed by the compressor, to the combustor; a solid oxide fuel cell (sofc) having an air electrode and a fuel electrode; a compressed air supply device capable of generating compressed air; and a second compressed air supply line that supplies compressed air, which has been compressed by the compressed air supply device to the sofc. The fuel cell can thus be stably operated regardless of the operating state of the gas turbine..
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.

Rotary jet, power generation systems and motors including the same, and methods of making and using the same

A rotary device (e.g., a rotary jet), power generation system, and methods of manufacturing and using the same are disclosed. The rotary jet includes a central axle or shaft, an inlet configured to receive at least one fluid, and a plurality of radial arms in fluid communication with the inlet, configured to rotate around the central axle or shaft.

Optimal power collection control method and apparatus in solar photovoltaic power generation system

A control apparatus controls an optimizer that steps up a dc input voltage from a solar photovoltaic power generation panel to a predetermined dc high voltage and converts the stepped-up dc voltage into a grid connection voltage, and includes a microprocessor; a sensor group; and a mos driver group. The microprocessor includes: a control logic unit; a maximum power point tracking control unit; a pwm control unit; a pfm control unit; an i/o port; a timer control unit; and an initial measurement unit.
Clean Energy Factory Co., Ltd.

Power generation method and system

A power generation system including a partially enclosed container assembly housing a plurality of spherical balls at a container height disposed above a ground surface, each of the plurality of spherical balls having a ball weight. The power generation system also includes a conveyor assembly with a conveyor-drive system having a plurality of ball-catch members.

Thermal energy storage use with solar power generation systems

Various arrangements are provided related to thermal energy coordination systems. A thermal energy coordination system may analyze solar irradiance measurements to identify an overgeneration solar energy event.
Johns Manville

Adjustable angle solar power generation system

An adjustable angle solar power generation system that can decrease a tilt control angle of a solar panel without narrowing a range where the sun is tracked. The system includes a supporting portion that supports a solar panel to be capable of being tilted within a range in which the solar panel is tilted at an arbitrary angle in only one direction from a horizontal state, and a revolving portion that supports the supporting portion from below so as to be rotatable around a vertical axis.
Jenc Corporation

Method and assembly of a power generation system

A wet cavity electric machine includes a stator core having stator poles formed by a post and a wire wound about the post to form a stator winding, with the stator winding having end turns, a rotor having two rotor poles and configured to rotate relative to the stator and a channel for liquid coolant to flow through the rotor to at least one nozzle, and liquid coolant sprays from the at least one nozzle at least a portion of the stator windings.. .
Ge Aviation Systems Llc

Power generation system

A power generation system is provided in which, when a static frequency converter (sfc) is connected to synchronous generator's armature windings, an ac exciter performs ac excitation by allowing a d-axis winding and a q-axis winding of the ac exciter to configure d-q orthogonal axes; and, at the time of steady-state operation of the synchronous generator, an alternating current(s) supplied from an electric power source is rectified by a thyristor excitation device, and also the ac exciter thereby performs dc excitation by connecting the d-axis winding and the q-axis winding in series with each other.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Grid capacitive power storage system

A capacitor based energy storage system (cbess) and methods of using it are disclosed. The cbess uses meta-capacitors in its capacitive energy storage devices (cesd) to configure capacitive energy storage cells (cesc), which are used to configure capacitive energy storage modules (cesm) to achieve the cbess's function as an uninterruptible power supply.
Capacitor Sciences Incorporated

Grid capacitive power storage system

The present disclosure provides an energy storage system comprising at least one capacitive energy storage device and a dc-voltage conversion device. The capacitive energy storage device comprises at least one metacapacitor.
Capacitor Sciences Incorporated

Condition monitoring system and wind power generation system comprising the same

A condition monitoring system for a wind turbine comprises: a sensor which senses a condition of a yaw bearing; a monitor device which generates a diagnosis parameter based on a detection result of the sensor; a sensor which senses a rotating angular velocity of a nacelle and that of a main shaft; and a data server which diagnoses a failure of the yaw bearing based on the diagnosis parameter. The data server diagnoses whether the yaw bearing has a failure, based on a variation of the diagnosis parameter from an initial value thereof when the nacelle has a rotating angular velocity within a non-zero, first prescribed range and the main shaft has a rotating angular velocity within a second prescribed range..
Ntn Corporation

Waste heat recovery power generation system and flow control method thereof

Provided is a waste heat recovery power generation system, including: a compressor configured to compress a working fluid; a heat exchanger configured to recover waste heat from waste heat gas supplied from a waste heat source, the recovered waste heat heating the working fluid; a turbine configured to be driven by the working fluid heated by the recovered waste heat; and a recuperator configured to exchange heat between an output fluid of the turbine and an output fluid of the compressor to cool the output fluid of the turbine in which the output fluid of the compressor is branched into a first output fluid and a second output fluid of the compressor.. .
Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co., Ltd.

Gas turbine engine package and corresponding method

A gas turbine engine unit (110) for use in a modular power generation system includes an engine package (112) and a mechanical handling system adapted to convey components (114) out of and into the engine package (112). The engine package (112) includes a floor (132), a plurality of side walls (136), and a ceiling (134) that cooperate to define a sheltered space (140) sized to receive a gas turbine engine.
Rolls-royce Energy Systems Inc.

Choke for interleaved switching

When performing interleaved switching, a power generation system may include chokes for filtering out a high-frequency ripple. However, because the chokes are interconnected, a common mode current can flow between the different parallel converters.
Vestas Wind Systems A/s

Medium and high voltage grid-connected power generation system, medium and high voltage grid-connected system and control unit thereof

Disclosed are a medium and high voltage grid-connected power generation system, a medium and high voltage grid-connected system, and a control circuitry thereof. The voltage of the medium and high voltage power grid is collected through the control circuitry.
Sungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd.

Power generation system and method with partially recuperated flow path

The present disclosure relates to a power generation system and related methods that use supercritical fluids, whereby a portion of the supercritical fluid is recuperated.. .
Peregrine Turbine Technologies, Llc

Odorant for fuel gases for anion membrane fuel cells, fuel gas and power generation system using anion membrane fuel cell

An odorant for fuel gases for anion membrane fuel cells, which imparts a fuel gas with an odor, includes at least one or more substances selected from the group consisting of ammonia, trimethylamine, triethylamine, n,n-diethylmethylamine, n,n-dipropylmethylamine, n,n-dipropylethylamine, n,n-diisopropylmethylamine, n,n-diisopropylethylamine, dimethylamine, diethylamine, dipropylamine, ethylmethylamine, propylmethylamine, propylethylamine, methylamine, ethylamine and propylamine.. .
Tokuyama Corporation

Solar cell module, manufacturing the same, and photovoltaic power generation system

Provided are a solar cell module, a method of manufacturing the solar cell module, and a photovoltaic power generation system including the solar cell module. The solar cell module includes a solar cell group in which a plurality of solar cells are arranged, and a first heat storage layer that is disposed on a rear surface side of the solar cell group.
Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

Power generation system

Provided is a power generation system capable of efficiently converting wind power into electric power. The power generation system comprises: a pneumatic tire; a wheel on which the pneumatic tire is mounted; and at least one generator wind turbine attached, in a cavity defined by the pneumatic tire and the wheel, to the pneumatic tire and/or the wheel..
The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd.

Small load-following nuclear power generation system using heat deformation of reflector caused by thermal expansion phenomenon

The present invention provides a small nuclear power generation system being safe and easily controlled by load following, and allowing reductions in manufacturing costs and maintenance and management costs. The small nuclear power generation system has a small nuclear reactor employing a load following control method.
Clear Inc.

Combined power generation system based on geothermal energy and solar energy and power generation method thereof

A combined power generation system based on geothermal energy and solar energy and a power generation method thereof are provided. The system includes: at least three injection wells; at least three production wells; at least three connected paths in a reservoir connected with gas outlets of the at least three injection wells and gas inlets of the at least three production wells; at least three geothermal turbines having gas inlets connected with gas outlets of the at least three production wells; a gas cooler; a first regenerator having a high-pressure gas inlet connected with a gas outlet of the upmost production well; a second regenerator having a high-pressure gas inlet connected with one geothermal turbine; a solar receiver having a gas inlet connected with the second regenerator; and a solar turbine having a gas inlet connected with the solar receiver and a gas outlet connected with the second regenerator..
Tsinghua University

Arc detection and prevention in a power generation system

A method for arc detection in a system including a photovoltaic panel and a load connectible to the photovoltaic panel with a dc power line. The method measures power delivered to the load thereby producing a first measurement result of the power delivered to the load.
Solaredge Technologies Ltd.

Wind power generation device

A wind power generation system including a power generation unit having an elastically deformable base material in a shape of a longitudinal flat plate and a piezoelectric element disposed on the base material, and which generates electricity as the power generation unit is vibrated; the piezoelectric element is repeatedly bent and deformed by the vibration and stacked on the base material, the wind power generation system being configured to include a tension adjusting device that, when a wind speed is increased, moves the movable member to increase a tensile force that pulls the power generation unit in the longitudinal direction, and the tension adjusting device being a lift generating member that is formed integrally with the movable member so as to be extended and to have wing shape to both sides of the movable member and that moves the movable member based on lift generated according to the wind speed.. .
National University Corporation, Hiroshima Univers Ity

Supercritical carbon dioxide power generation system utilizing plural heat sources

Disclosed herein is a supercritical carbon dioxide power generation system utilizing a plurality of heat sources, comprising: a pump for circulating a working fluid; a plurality of heat exchangers for heating the working fluid through an external heat source; a plurality of turbines driven by the working fluid heated through the heat exchangers; and a plurality of recuperators that allow the working fluid passed through the turbines and the working fluid passed through the pump to heat exchange with each other to cool the working fluid passed through the turbine, wherein the plurality of heat exchangers are sequentially disposed from a high temperature region at an inlet end into which waste heat gas stream is introduced up to a low temperature region at an outlet end through which the waste heat gas stream is discharged via a mediate temperature region.. .
Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co., Ltd.

Electric power generation system and reciprocating mechanism for electric power generation system

Provided is an electric power generation system with which, when converting energy of a flowing fluid, an electric power generation mechanism is located at a site different from a site that receives the energy of the flowing fluid, with energy transfer system by outer and inner cable.. .
Nishikaze Giken Kabushiki Kaisha

Excitation device of ac exciter

A gas turbine power generation system is configured by a gas turbine, a main power generator which is coupled to a rotor of the gas turbine through a rotation shaft, a rotation rectifier which converts a three-phase ac current into a dc current and transfers the dc current to a field magnet winding wire of the main power generator, an ac exciter which is configured by an armature winding wire, a d-axis field magnet winding wire, and a q-axis field magnet winding wire, and transfers the three-phase ac current generated at the armature winding wire to the rotation rectifier, an excitation device which drives the ac exciter at the time of start-up of the main power generator, and an excitation power supply which supplies a current to the excitation device.. .
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

Inverter and photovoltaic power generation system

An inverter and a photovoltaic power generation system are provided. In the inverter according to the present disclosure, an energy storage interface is arranged, redundant direct current electric energy of electric energy outputted by a cell panel can be outputted via the energy storage interface in a case that photovoltaic power generation is limited, and the stored direct current electric energy can be received via the energy storage interface in a case that the photovoltaic power generation is at a low power.
Sungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd.

Control power generation system, power generation system, and power generation apparatus

A control method of the power generation system of the disclosure is a control method of a power generation system configured with a power generation apparatus and at least one other power generation apparatus coupled to the power generation apparatus herein, the power generation system configured to interconnect with a grid and supply power to a load, wherein a process performed by the power generation apparatus includes a step of obtaining a current value between the power generation system and the grid, a step of determining, based on the current value, respective target power to be generated by the power generation apparatuses, and the other power generation apparatuses, and a step of notifying the other power generation apparatuses of the respective target power.. .
Kyocera Corporation

Tidal flow power generation system and method

A tidal stream impeller generator. The generator is a closed container, housing generators and related equipment in a non-flammable environment.

Mobile multi-mode power generation system with mode based adjustable drag configuration

Various embodiments of the invention can include a portable power system with multiple power generation modes and mode based adjustable drag configuration. Embodiments of the invention include a system with an adjustable inlet ram air inlet, a ram air powered section (e.g.
The United States Of America As Represented By The Secretary Of The Navy

Biofuel power generation systems

An integrated modular biomass to electric power generation system is disclosed. The system comprises various subsystem modules including components which may be prefabricated and mounted on separate and portable self-supporting liftable platforms in a factory controlled environment.
Kohler Co.

Power generation system of a multi-converter wind turbine and control method thereof

Wind turbine comprising a plurality of converters, which are dynamically switched between at least a first standby state, a second running state, and a third state with an active direct current link. Converters are switched from the first standby state to the third state when a required reactive power is higher than a reactive power capability of converters on the second running state and when a voltage transient occurs..
Gamesa Innovation & Technology, S. L.

Methanol-water mixture reforming hydrogen production generator

The invention discloses a methanol-water mixture reforming hydrogen production generator, including an electronic control system, a methanol-water mixture feed system, a hydrogen production system and a power generation system, where the electronic control system includes a control mainboard, a power supply device and a power output port, and the control mainboard controls operations of the methanol-water mixture feed system, the hydrogen production system and the power generation system; the power supply device includes a rechargeable battery; the methanol-water mixture feed system includes a main feed pipe, a transfer pump, a start-up feed solenoid valve, a start-up feed branch pipe, a hydrogen production feed solenoid valve and a hydrogen production feed branch pipe. All the systems coordinate with each other well, the electronic control system provides stable control.
Guangdong Hydrogen Energy Science And Technology Co.

Systems and methods for transportation and maintenance of a water current power generation system

A water current power generation system is provided, including at least one or more submerged flotation chambers; one or more submerged induction type power generation units disposed in communication with the one or more submerged flotation chambers; one or more impellers disposed in communication with the one or more submerged induction type power generation units; one or more body frame members disposed in communication with the one or more submerged induction type power generation units; and one or more impeller rotation means disposed in communication with the one or more body frame members. A variety of additional structures useful together, individually or in various combinations with the disclosed system, are also disclosed.
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

Arc detection and prevention in a power generation system

Methods for arc detection in a system including one or more photovoltaic generators, one or more photovoltaic power devices and a system power device and/or a load connectible to the photovoltaic generators and/or the photovoltaic power devices. The methods measure voltage, voltage noise and/or power delivered to the load or system power device.
Solaredge Technologies Ltd.

Diagnosis system and diagnosis photovoltaic power generation system

A diagnosis system including: a power collection unit configured to couple a plurality of photovoltaic cell arrays, each including photovoltaic cells, in parallel; a control unit; and a monitoring unit, the monitoring unit being configured to: estimate a solar radiation amount and an operating temperature of the photovoltaic cell arrays based on the current value measured by a first ammeter in the control unit and the voltage value measured by the first voltmeter in the control unit by using an expression expressing a relationship between the solar radiation amount, the operating temperature, and a number of photovoltaic cells, and an output current; correct the estimated values so as to match the current values measured by second ammeters in the power collection unit by using the expression; and calculate a theoretical current value of each of the photovoltaic cell arrays based on the corrected values by using the expression.. .
Hitachi, Ltd.

Method and apparatus to facilitate heating feedwater in a power generation system

A power generation system includes a power generation plant portion including a feedwater heating system configured to channel a feedwater stream and a carbon dioxide capture portion coupled in flow communication with the power generation plant portion. The carbon dioxide capture portion includes a solvent circuit configured to channel a solvent stream through at least a portion of the carbon dioxide capture portion.
General Electric Company

Power generation system and power generation method

In order to enhance the tracking performance of power generation equipment with respect to a load variation and increase the reliability of the power generation equipment, a dynamic characteristic model simulating the dynamic characteristics of a multi-shaft gas turbine is used to calculate an output prediction value of a first power generator in a case where a combustor is controlled so as to match the output of the first power generator to an output target value; on the basis of the output target value and the output prediction value of the first power generator, a first power generator output instruction value as an instruction value for the output from the first power generator to a power system and a second power generator output instruction value as an instruction value for the output from a second power generator to the power system are calculated; and the combustor is controlled on the basis of the first power generator output instruction value and a frequency convertor is controlled on the basis of the second power generator output instruction value.. .

Power generation apparatus, power generation system, and power generation method

This power generation apparatus, power generation system, and power generation method advantageously control distributed power sources as a whole. A power generation apparatus includes a power generator that generates power to supply to a load and includes a controller that controls output of power generated by the power generator.
Kyocera Corporation

Electrical connection device, terminal block including same, photovoltaic power generation system, and electrical appliance

There is provided an electrical connection device (100) including a male portion including a head (21) having a groove for insertion of a driver, and a body portion (24) having a spirally penetrating first guide hole (26a) formed from a lower end and a second guide hole (26b); a female portion (116) having a hole portion (118) into which the body portion (24) is inserted; an elastic portion (40) to be disposed on an outer circumference of the body portion (24) when the body portion (24) is inserted into the hole portion (118); and a movable body (30) which is disposed below the elastic portion, and engages and penetrates through the first guide hole (26a) when the body portion (24) is inserted into the hole portion (11), in which a first conductive member (50) and a second conductive member (60) are interposed between an upper end of the elastic portion (40) and the head (21), and with the movable body (30) engaged in the first guide hole (26a), as the head (21) rotates to a predetermined rotation angle relative to the hole portion (118), a biasing force of the elastic portion (40) is increased due to a rise of the movable body (30) in contact with a lower end of the elastic portion (40), and when a rotation angle of the head (21) relative to the hole portion (118) exceeds the predetermined rotation angle, the movable body (30) engages in an end portion (29) of a second guide hole (26b) leading to the first guide hole (26a), the second guide hole being provided in a direction in which the biasing force is reduced, to suppress rotational movement of the movable body (30) relative to the body portion (24).. .
Kitani Electric Company Limited

Method for assessing efficiency of power generation systems

The method for assessing efficiency in power production of a power generation system comprises: receiving meteorological data and environmental sensor data from potential power generation sites, wherein the meteorological data comprise weather-related factors, and the environmental sensor data comprise operation parameters of a power generation system; establishing a first-relationship model associated with the meteorological data from the potential power generation sites and weather-related factors from the assessed target site; receiving operation parameter of the power generation system at the potential power generation sites, and establishing a second-relationship model associated with the weather-related factor and the operation parameter; and receiving weather-related factors from the assessed target site, and estimating operation parameter of the power generation systems from the assessed target site according to the weather-related factor, the first-relationship model, and the second-relationship model.. .
Institute For Information Industry

Method and/or converting energy from tree branches

A tree power generation system, comprises one or more tree branch clasps, the one or more tree branch clasps to attach to branches of a tree and one or more power generators. The one or more wires couple the one or more tree branch clasps to the one or more power generators, wherein movement in the branches of the tree causes movement in the one or more wires and the power generator generates electrical energy.

System and methods for power generation

A power generation system can include a variable speed generation module with a variable speed generator coupled to an ac-dc converter, a power module, an energy management system coupled to the variable speed generation module and the power module, a fixed speed generator, a dc bus wherein the variable speed generation module is coupled to a dc bus via the ac-dc converter, and the power module is coupled to the dc bus via the dc-dc converter and via the dc-ac converter, and an ac bus wherein the fixed speed generator is coupled to the ac bus via a breaker and the ac bus is coupled to the dc bus via the dc-ac converter of the power module wherein the energy management system adjusts the electrical power output of the variable speed generator, the fixed speed generator, and the energy storage unit.. .
Bluvert Technologies Ltd.

Condition monitoring system and wind power generation system using the same

A condition monitoring system for a wind turbine includes: each sensor to sense a condition of equipment; a monitor device configured to generate a diagnosis parameter based on a detection result of each sensor; a data server configured to diagnose a failure of the equipment based on the diagnosis parameter; and a rotation angle sensor for sensing the nacelle's rotation speed. The data server is configured to correct the diagnosis parameter based on a sensed result of the rotation angle sensor, and diagnose whether the equipment has a failure by comparing the corrected diagnosis parameter with a predetermined threshold value..
Ntn Corporation

Generation system with braking mechanism

An electrical power generation system for a vehicle includes a prime mover, an electrical generator to generate electrical power and a gear box operably connected to the prime mover and the electrical generator to transfer rotational energy from the prime mover to the electrical generator. A braking mechanism is located at the gear box to selectably transfer rotational energy from the prime mover to the electrical generator for selective generation of electrical power.
Hamilton Sundstrand Corporation

Combined hybrid thermionic and thermoelectric generator

Systems and methods for power generation for an aircraft are provided. In one example embodiment, a power generation system for an aircraft includes a thermionic generator arranged to receive heat from at least one heat source.
Ge Aviation Systems Llc

Power conversion apparatus, power generation system, controller, and converting power

A power conversion apparatus includes a power converter, a voltage detector, a determiner, and a drive controller. The power converter is configured to convert dc power input from an electric generation apparatus into ac power.
Kabushiki Kaisha Yaskawa Denki

System and autonomous downhole power generation

An autonomous downhole power generation system includes a power generation device configured to be disposed in an annular space around a portion of a production tubing. The power generation device is switchable between a power generation mode and a bypass mode.
Chevron U.s.a. Inc.

Rotating electric machine or wind power generation system

A rotating electric machine comprises a field winding provided on a rotor iron core and a neutral ring supported independently of the field winding, wherein: the field winding and the neutral ring are electrically connected to each other through a connecting wire; the neutral ring is disposed spaced with respect to the rotor iron core; and the connecting wire absorbs the stress difference between the field winding and the neutral ring when a centrifugal stress is applied.. .
Hitachi, Ltd.

Power generation systems with integrated renewable energy generation, energy storage, and power control

A power generation system comprises a conventional motor-generator system as may be found in a stand-by power system with the addition of integrated renewable and stored energy assets. A software defined control system allows for optimizing total cost of power and allows user control or interconnection with micro-grid or utility power systems..

Wave power generation system

There is provided a wave power generation system comprising: first and second floating members to generate a floating force, wherein the first and second floating members are spaced from each other; first and second frames respectively coupled to the first and floating members; a pendulum swayably coupled to the first and second frames, wherein the pendulum is disposed between the first and second frames; a physical power converter operatively coupled to the first and second frames and operatively coupled to the first connection bars, wherein the physical power converter is configured to convert a pendulum movement force of the pendulum to a rotation force; a first wire operatively coupled to the physical power converter; a gearbox disposed on a land and operatively coupled to the wire, wherein the gearbox is configured to receive the rotation force from the first wire and to generate a continuous rotation force using first and second weights and one-way clutch.. .

Gas turbine exhaust system

A power generation system (10). Stationary and rotatable blades (34, 37) are positioned about a rotor (8) to receive exhaust gas (46) from a combustor (6) and to impart an axial velocity component.
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft

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.. .
Hitachi, Ltd.

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.
Eaton Corporation

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.
Powersys, Llc

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.
Solarcity Corporation

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.
Solarcity Corporation

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.
Ingersoll-rand Company

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.
Soundpower Corporation

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

Control device and control method

A control device for a power generation system whereby power is generated by a first power source that operates by burning a fuel. The control device identifies, on the basis of a pressure difference in a prior-stage mechanism that supplies the fuel to the first power source, a fuel capacity that compensates for the pressure difference in the prior-stage mechanism.
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.

Solar power generation system having a backup inverter

A solar power generation system having a backup inverter, the solar power generation system has n number of solar panels, n number of inverters, at least one backup inverter and at least one ac (alternating current) wiring box; each inverter and the backup inverter are parallel connected to the ac wiring box; the ac wiring box can be connected to a utility grid; when each inverter is normally operated, each solar panel can supply power to each inverter; when the x-th inverter is faulted, the x-th solar panel can supply power to the backup inverter, therefore reduce the interruption time of power generation.. .
Cyber Power Systems, Inc.

Generator dispatching or load shedding control microgrid applications

A microgrid power generation system includes a plurality of generators having a plurality of different rated capacities and a plurality of distribution nodes, at least some of the distribution nodes being powered by the generators. A grid is formed by the distribution nodes, the grid includes a system frequency.
Eaton Corporation

Predictive control for energy storage on a renewable energy system

Systems and methods for controlling the state of charge of an energy storage system used in conjunction with a renewable energy source or other power generation system are provided. More particularly, a future output requirement of the energy storage system can be predicted based at least in part on data indicative of anticipated conditions, such as weather conditions, wake conditions, or other suitable conditions.
General Electric Company

Powering aircraft sensors using thermal capacitors

An electric power generation system employs a thermoelectric generator placed between an aircraft inner skin and an aircraft outer skin. The thermoelectric generator is configured to utilize a thermal differential between the inner and outer skin to generate an electric current.
The Boeing Company

Solar thermal power generation system and solar thermal power generation method

A solar thermal power generation system includes a solar heat collection system that generates superheated steam by solar heat, a main power generation system that performs power generation by part of the superheated steam generated by the solar heat collection system, a solar heat storage/release system that stores heat in a heat storage medium or releases the heat stored in the heat storage medium, and a secondary power generation system that performs power generation by saturated steam generated by the heat storage or the heat release in the solar heat storage/release system. The solar heat storage/release system includes a heat storage heater for exchanging heat between the rest of the superheated steam generated by the solar heat collection system and the heat storage medium to store heat in the heat storage medium and to generate saturated steam, a low-temperature tank for containing the heat storage medium to be supplied to the heat storage heater, and a high-temperature tank for containing the heat storage medium after the heat storage in the heat storage heater.
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd.

Organic rankine binary cycle power generation system

An organic rankine binary cycle power generation system includes: a superheater heating a working fluid by exchanging heat with discharged heat; a turbine receiving the working fluid from the superheater and generating mechanical energy; a power generator connected to a power shaft of the turbine and generating power; a condenser keeping gas-state and liquid-state working fluids having passed through the turbine; a pump pumping the liquid-state working fluid in the condenser; a buffer tank disposed in a working fluid line between the pump and the superheater and keeping the gas-state and liquid-state working fluids; a compressor connected to the power shaft of the turbine, connected to the condenser and the buffer tank through diverging lines, respectively; and an expansion valve disposed in a bypass line connecting the buffer tank and the condenser and forcibly evaporating the working fluid moved by a pressure difference between the buffer tank and the condenser.. .