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


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Stator for a generator and a flux switching machine for a wind turbine
Areva Wind Gmbh
November 09, 2017 - N°20170324312

A stator for a generator of a wind turbine is provided. The stator comprises a magnetic frame, magnets, and magnetic sections spaced from each other. The magnets are used to fasten the magnetic sections to the frame. Further, a flux switching machine for a wind turbine, in particular a generator for a wind turbine, is provided. The flux switching machine ...
Tower section and a method for a tower section
Vestas Wind Systems A/s
November 09, 2017 - N°20170321756

Indicator device (90), for indicating proper alignment of bolt-and-nut holes of two abutting flanges (72,72′) of two tower sections (2,5) of a wind turbine tower structure (1), the indicator device (90) comprising a connector (122) for connecting the indicator device (90) to an inner face (71) of one of the flanges, and a body (100) having a first body end (101) and an opposite second body end (112) closer to ...
Device for fastening and/or guiding strand-shaped elements
Hydac Accessories Gmbh
November 09, 2017 - N°20170321663

The invention relates to a device for fastening and/or guiding strand-shaped elements, in particular cables or cable bundles in the case of wind turbines, comprising retaining bodies (5), which can be combined with a supporting structure (3) in the form of a star body in order to form a modular fastening system, having a stand passage (31) for at least one strand ...
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A fully insulated tip unit for a lightning protection system for a wind turbine blade ...
Global Lightning Protection Services A/s
November 09, 2017 - N°20170321661

A fully insulated tip unit (1) for a lightning protection system for a wind turbine blade (2) is disclosed, comprising an electrically conducting tip (3), which tip consists of an external part (4) and an internal part (5), at least one side receptor base (6), an internal tip unit conductor (8), an insulated electric cable (9) for forming the outermost part of a down conductor (10), and a connection ...
A method for estimating a wind speed including calculating a pitch angle adjusted for blade ...
Vestas Wind Systems A/s
November 09, 2017 - N°20170321660

A method for estimating a wind speed at a wind turbine is disclosed, said wind turbine comprising a rotor carrying a set of wind turbine blades, each wind turbine blade having a variable pitch angle. A blade torsion contribution, representing torsion introduced in the wind turbine blades, is derived, based on an obtained rotational speed, ω, of the rotor, ...
Hybrid tubular lattice tower assembly for a wind turbine
General Electric Company
November 09, 2017 - N°20170321659

The present disclosure is directed to a tower assembly for a wind turbine. The tower assembly includes a lattice tower portion, a tubular tower portion, and a transition region therebetween. The lattice tower portion includes a plurality of structural members connected together to define an open lattice tower. Further, the structural members include a plurality of supports and a plurality ...
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System and method for controlling the operation of a wind turbine
General Electric Company
November 09, 2017 - N°20170321654

A method for controlling the operation of a wind turbine may generally include monitoring a current yaw position of a nacelle of the wind turbine, wherein the current yaw position is located within one of a plurality of yaw sectors defined for the nacelle. In addition, the method may include monitoring a wind-dependent parameter of the wind turbine and determining ...
Floating wind turbine structure with reduced tower height and method for optimising the weight thereof
Envsion Energy (denmark) Aps
November 09, 2017 - N°20170321653

The present invention relates to a method and a wind turbine structure for optimising the weight of the wind turbine and the offshore foundation. The wind turbine is operated based on the measured wave height which in turn allows the tower height to be reduced so that the ratio between the tower height and the length of the wind turbine ...
Design of a wind turbine
Wobben Properties Gmbh
November 09, 2017 - N°20170321652

A method for designing a wind energy plant with a generator and with a rotor with rotor blades, comprising the steps determining the size of the wind energy plant which is to be designed, more particularly the rotor diameter and axle height, for a proposed installation site, designing the wind energy plant for a reduced maximum load which is lower ...
A shear web mould system comprising variable moulding plates
Lm Wp Patent Holding A/s
November 09, 2017 - N°20170320276

A shear web mould system for manufacturing a wind turbine component in form of an i-shaped shear web having a web body and a first web foot flange at a first end of the web body and a second web foot flange at a second end of the web body is described. The system comprises a central moulding portion for ...
Manufacture of i-shaped shear web
Lm Wp Patent Holding A/s
November 09, 2017 - N°20170320275

A method and mould system for manufacturing i-shaped shear webs for wind turbine blades are described. The mould system comprises a lower web mould part having a concave shape with diverging side parts for manufacturing first sides of i-web foot flanges, and an upper mould part having a concave shape with converging side parts for manufacturing other sides of the ...
Anti-icing wind power blade and blade deicing and heating method
Lm Wp Patent Holding A/s
November 02, 2017 - N°20170314536

An anti-icing wind power blade, consisted of a wind turbine blade, wherein the wind turbine blade is provided with an anti-icing heating device, and wherein the anti-icing heating device consists of an air heating system and an electric heating system, wherein the two systems are independent from each other, without mutual interference, and heat the wind turbine blade separately or ...
Nacelle for a wind turbine, the nacelle comprising side units
Lm Wp Patent Holding A/s
November 02, 2017 - N°20170314535

A nacelle for a wind turbine and a method for erecting a wind turbine are disclosed. The nacelle comprises a main unit arranged to be connected to a wind turbine tower, via a yawing arrangement, and at least one side unit mounted along a side of the main unit in such a manner that direct access is allowed between the ...
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Method for estimating a wind speed in a stable manner
Lm Wp Patent Holding A/s
November 02, 2017 - N°20170314533

A method for iteratively estimating a wind speed at a wind turbine is disclosed, said wind turbine comprising a rotor carrying a set of wind turbine blades, each wind turbine blade having a variable pitch angle. A minimum tip speed ratio, λmin, is derived, based on an obtained pitch angle, θ. The minimum tip speed ratio, ...
Polyurethane material, process for preparing such material and protective cover for wind turbine blade
Lm Wp Patent Holding A/s
November 02, 2017 - N°20170314532

The polyurethane material is prepared from a polyol, butanediol, and an isocyanate. The protective cover is adapted to be attached along at least a part of a longitudinal edge of the wind turbine blade by adhesion of an inside of the protective cover to a surface of the longitudinal edge of the wind turbine blade. The protective cover is elongated ...
Wind turbine blade provided with surface mounted device
Lm Wp Patent Holding A/s
November 02, 2017 - N°20170314531

A wind turbine blade having a surface mounted device attached thereto via at least a first attachment part, which is connected to a part of the device. The first attachment part comprises an outer attachment part providing a first bonding connection between the device and the surface of the blade, wherein the first bonding connection is an elastic bond, and ...
Wind turbine blade with noise reducing micro boundary layer energizers
Lm Wp Patent Holding A/s
November 02, 2017 - N°20170314530

A wind turbine blade assembly includes a rotor blade having exterior surfaces defining a pressure side, a suction side, a leading edge and a trailing edge, each extending between a blade tip and a root. The rotor blade additionally defining a span and a chord. The blade assembly further includes a plurality of micro boundary layer energizers positioned on a ...
Thermodynamic wind turbine
Lm Wp Patent Holding A/s
November 02, 2017 - N°20170314529

The invention discloses improved versions of a horizontal axis wind turbine and new fundamental methodologies for the design of wind turbines, which are capable of extracting both kinetic and thermal energy from the wind. The wind turbines use a large diameter forward inlet fairing to accelerate the airflow to the more effective outer radii of the turbine rotor where the ...
Data management systems and methods
Intertrust Technologies Corporation
October 26, 2017 - N°20170310483

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. Further embodiments facilitate policy-managed access to operational data, including ...
Main shaft fixture
Liftra Ip Aps
October 26, 2017 - N°20170306930

A main shaft fixture for fixing a main shaft on a wind turbine during installation and repair work on heavy parts of the wind turbine nacelle, in the case where the fixture is formed of several sections for mounting on stable structural parts in the nacelle, including the nacelle's bottom frame. The main shaft fixture has adjustable pressure mandrels with ...
Cable to temporarily store & transport kinetic-energy from collector to generator
Liftra Ip Aps
October 26, 2017 - N°20170306927

A temporary kinetic energy storage-holder and energy transfer devise, comprising of a rotating cable preferably of steel, between two fixed rotating points each a thrust bearings and a one direction rotation hub at the kinetic energy source, coupled to at one end to a kinetic energy capturing devise such as wind turbine, water wheel, animal human or any other kinetic ...
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