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Wind Turbine-related patent applications - as published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).


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Random pulse width modulation for power converters
Vestas Wind Systems A/s
September 14, 2017 - N°20170264188

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.
Synchronous generator of a gearless wind turbine
Wobben Properties Gmbh
September 14, 2017 - N°20170264165

A synchronous generator, in particular a multiple-pole synchronous ring generator of a gearless wind turbine, for generating electric current, comprising a rotor and a stator is provided. The stator has a large number of slots for receiving a stator winding in the form of conductor bundles, wherein the slots each have a slot base, whose surface is profiled in such ...
System for storing electrical power
Wobben Properties Gmbh
September 14, 2017 - N°20170264100

A wind turbine, which includes a base, a tower, the tower having a cavity therein, which houses a rechargeable battery, and one or more blades, which produce a source of electricity, which is stored in the rechargeable battery housed in the tower of the wind turbine.
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Sliding bearing arrangement for a wind turbine
Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
September 14, 2017 - N°20170260970

A sliding bearing arrangement for a wind turbine and a method to service the bearing is provided. A sliding bearing arrangement of a wind turbine includes a first shaft and a second shaft, whereby a first radial sliding bearing is arranged between the shafts. The first radial sliding bearing includes bearing pads. The first shaft includes a collar, whereby the ...
Anti-icing and deicing method and device for high-power wind turbine blades
Zhuzhou Times New Materials Technology Co., Ltd.
September 14, 2017 - N°20170260969

The current invention relates with a modular gas-heat anti-icing method as well as a device for high-power wind turbine blades, wherein a modular heating system is provided on the blade root, a ventilation duct is provided inside the blade, a wind deflector is provided at the end of the ventilation duct, which divides the front edge of the blade into ...
Abnormality diagnosing apparatus for rolling bearing, wind turbine, and abnormality diagnosing method for rolling bearing
Ntn Corporation
September 14, 2017 - N°20170260968

A displacement sensor detects a displacement of a main shaft, thereby detecting a relative displacement between an inner race and an outer race of a bearing. A data processor carries out an abnormality diagnosis for the bearing based on a detected value of the displacement sensor. The data processor carries out an abnormality diagnosis based on a difference between the ...
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Wind turbine device
Lm Wp Patent Holding A/s
September 14, 2017 - N°20170260964

A wind turbine device includes a rotatable seat, and a blade assembly including a rotary shaft having a fulcrum portion rotatably connected to the rotatable seat, and two mounting portions extending oppositely and respectively from two opposite ends of the fulcrum portion. At least two blade units are respectively connected to the mounting portions. Each blade unit includes a plurality ...
Fluid turbine blade device
Lm Wp Patent Holding A/s
September 14, 2017 - N°20170260960

A wind turbine blade device includes a rotating unit including a blade module concentrically connected to a rotating shaft thereof and having a plurality of radially curved channels each having inlet and outlet ends. The inlet and outlet ends of the radially curved channels are configured to respectively permit flow of the flow body into and out thereof. An outer ...
A de-icing system for a wind turbine blade
Lm Wp Patent Holding A/s
September 07, 2017 - N°20170254316

A wind turbine blade is described having a de-icing system which is arranged to heat at least a portion of the leading edge of the wind turbine blade, to prevent the formation of ice on the blade, or to remove any existing surface ice. The de-icing system comprises insulated flow channels which are arranged to circulate a heated fluid from ...
Modular systems and methods for transporting tower assembly of wind turbine
Utc Overseas, Inc.
September 07, 2017 - N°20170253169

A system and method are used for transporting a plurality of tower sections of a wind turbine on beds of transport devices, such as flat railcars. Supports affix at support locations on beds to accommodate at least one of the tower sections on each of the transport devices. The supports can include bed supports, such as tabs, extending from the ...
Wind turbine blade with customised chord length
Envision Energy (denmark) Aps
September 07, 2017 - N°20170252984

The present invention relates to a wind turbine blade mould comprising a first mould part and a second mould part, where said first mould surface is configured for moulding a pressure side shell of a wind turbine blade, where said second mould surface is configured for moulding a suction side shell of a wind turbine blade, and where the wind ...
System and method for ground based inspection of wind turbine blades
Digital Wind Systems, Inc.
August 31, 2017 - N°20170249511

A ground based wind turbine blade inspection system and method consists of a thermal imaging camera configured to detect propagating defects by acquiring thermal imaging data from a wind turbine blade when it is substantially at thermal equilibrium with respect to surrounding air and analyzing the thermal imaging data with a processor to identify thermal effects associated with latent defects ...
Method of testing wind-turbine receptor
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
August 31, 2017 - N°20170248647

A method of testing a receptor of a wind turbine includes a step of moving an unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) close to the receptor of a wind turbine blade mounted to a hub of the wind turbine, and performing an electric continuity test on the receptor.
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Hinged tower segments and transport method
Vestas Wind Systems A/s
August 31, 2017 - N°20170248126

This application relates to hinged tower segments and transport methods, and particularly to methods and apparatus for transporting and storing hinged segments of steel wind turbine towers. The wind turbine tower comprises a plurality of cylindrical vertical tower sections, which in the finished tower are mounted on top of one another. The vertical section of the tower has a longitudinal ...
Control of a wind turbine based on operational trajectory validation
Vestas Wind Systems A/s
August 31, 2017 - N°20170248124

The present invention relates tocontrol of wind turbines based on predicted operational trajectories. A control system for a wind turbineis described wherea main controller calculating one or more predicted operational trajectories and a safety controller validates at least one of the one or more predicted operational trajectories. The control system controls the wind turbine with the predicted control trajectory if ...
Control of wind turbines
Vestas Wind Systems A/s
August 31, 2017 - N°20170248123

The present invention relates to a method and control system comprising at least one cable temperature sensor for measuring cable temperature values for at least one power collection cable (50, 55) connected to a wind turbine (20) and a controller (110) arranged to generate and output an overrating control signal to the wind turbine (20). The output overrating control signal sets an amount by which ...
Wind turbine for use in high winds
Vestas Wind Systems A/s
August 31, 2017 - N°20170248122

A wind energy generation turbine is built to take advantage of high winds in mountain passes and other areas of extreme wind velocity. A windmill section is raised high by support structures. Electricity generators are kept in the base of the windmill to reduce elevated weight. A nozzle or shroud channels wind into a narrow raceway to take advantage of ...
Wind turbine, yaw control device, and operation control method
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
August 31, 2017 - N°20170248121

A wind turbine includes: a wind turbine rotor; a nacelle supporting the wind turbine rotor rotatably; a yaw rotation part configured to rotate the nacelle; and a yaw control part configured to operate the yaw rotation part in a yaw rewind mode of rotating the nacelle in such a direction that a yaw angle changes toward zero, if an absolute ...
Vertical axis wind turbine
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
August 31, 2017 - N°20170248119

A vertical axis wind turbine rotor with a base having a rotational centre, a top surface, a top surface edge, and a plurality of top plates disposed radially around the rotational centre. The rotational centre defines an axis of rotation substantially orthogonal to the top surface. The top surface extends radially from the rotational centre to the top surface edge. ...
Novel applications of the new wind power formula, novel movements of sails, and novel sail ...
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
August 31, 2017 - N°20170248118

Wind sail turbines end the fossil fuel age and supply abundant, clean, and very inexpensive electricity (power). The new wind sail turbines produce roughly 10-fold to 50-fold more power than existing wind turbines in the same wind path. This patent has the effect of replacing most of the science that is the basis of current wind science and current wind ...
Mounting method and template for vortex generator
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
August 31, 2017 - N°20170248117

A method of mounting a vortex generator to a wind turbine blade includes: a step of specifying positions of at least two reference points at different coordinates in a blade spanwise direction of the wind turbine blade on the wind turbine blade; and a step of adjusting a mounting direction of the vortex generator and mounting the vortex generator to ...
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