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


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Planetary gearing for a wind turbine having mounted planetary gears
October 18, 2018 - N°20180299006

The invention relates to a planetary gearing (1) for a wind turbine, comprising a sun gear (3), a hollow gear (17), a planetary carrier (9) with a first bolt receiving element (10) having at least one first bolt seat (12), at least one planetary gear bolt (8) and at least one planetary gear (5). The bearing assembly (19) has a first planetary gear receiving bushing (20) and a second planetary ...
Wind turbine power storage and regeneration
October 18, 2018 - N°20180298881

Methods, systems and apparatuses including systems and methods that can be used for operating a wind turbine including in power generation and regeneration modes are disclosed. According to one example, a method is disclosed that can include adjusting a power split transmission coupling to transfer substantially all torque from a turbine rotor to a generator by working a hydraulic fluid, ...
Wind turbine and operational control method and device therefor
October 18, 2018 - N°20180298880

A wind turbine and an operational control method therefor are disclosed. The method comprises: obtaining current directional data from the nacelle of the wind turbine; and, according to the directional data, positional data of each wind turbine of a wind farm, as well as wind condition data as measured by each wind turbine, and controlling operational equipment of the wind ...
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Wind turbine blade
October 18, 2018 - N°20180298878

A wind turbine blade comprises an external skin comprising tensioned fabric supported along a majority of the length of the wind turbine blade by two or more elongate fabric supporting members. The external skin is connected to each of the two or more elongate fabric supporting members..
Wind-turbine rotor blade and method for producing a wind-turbine rotor blade
October 18, 2018 - N°20180298877

A wind-turbine rotor blade having a rotor blade portion which comprises an inner rotor blade portion with a first end having a plurality of fastening units for fastening to a hub of a wind turbine and a second end having a flange for fastening further portions of the wind-turbine rotor blade, wherein the inner rotor blade portion is produced from ...
Hub crane assembly for a wind turbine
October 18, 2018 - N°20180297822

The present disclosure is directed to a hub crane assembly for a wind turbine. The hub crane assembly includes an adjustable articulating arm mountable at a first height on a hub of the wind turbine at a hinge point, a first hoist mountable at a second height of the wind turbine, the second height being greater than the first height, ...
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Low-wind operation of clustered doubly fed induction generator wind turbines
October 11, 2018 - N°20180294650

Systems and methods for operating a cluster transformer operably coupled to cluster of dfig wind turbines in low-wind conditions are provided. A wind turbine cluster system can include at least one dfig module, a cluster transformer, and a control device configured to control operation of the cluster transformer based at least in part on a wind parameter.
Monitoring unit for a power converter
October 11, 2018 - N°20180292467

The invention relates to a monitoring unit configured for monitoring a power converter of a wind turbine, the monitoring unit comprising: electric connection means configured for connecting the monitoring unit to one or more electric converter components, a cold area comprising a data communication interface, and one or more hot areas dedicated to obtain measurements from the one or more ...
Method for operating a wind turbine
October 11, 2018 - N°20180291877

A method for operating a wind turbine (wea), which has a generator for supplying electric power to an electric supply grid, is provided. After being operated in a first operating state with a first power output and a first rotational speed, the wind turbine is set to a second operating state with a second power output and a second rotational ...
Method of operating a dfig wind turbine under ssr
October 11, 2018 - N°20180291876

A method is provided of protecting a wind turbine with a doubly-fed induction generator (dfig) against a sub-synchronous resonance (ssr) event acting on the wind turbine. A plurality of power-output values or current-output values is measured over a given period of time that corresponds to a measurement cycle.
Method and device for controlling floating body wind turbine power generating apparatus, and floating body ...
October 11, 2018 - N°20180291875

A method of controlling a floating-body wind turbine power generating apparatus including a wind turbine generator disposed on a floating body includes a pitch-angle increasing step of increasing a pitch angle of a blade of the wind turbine generator when the wind turbine generator is stopped, so that an aerodynamic braking force is applied to a rotor of the wind ...
Electronic brake controller for wind turbines
October 11, 2018 - N°20180291874

A brake for a wind turbine includes a disc coupled to and rotatable with the blade support hub of the turbine, and a piston and caliper assembly cooperating with the disc to stop or slow rotation of the blades. In one embodiment, the disc encircles and is rotatable about the shaft of the generator of a vertical axis wind turbine, ...
Disc brakes for wind turbines
October 11, 2018 - N°20180291873

A brake for a wind turbine includes a disc coupled to and rotatable with the blade support hub of the turbine, and a piston and caliper assembly cooperating with the disc to stop or slow rotation of the blades. In one embodiment, the disc encircles and is rotatable about the shaft of the generator of a vertical axis wind turbine, ...
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Method for controlling a rotor blade adjustment device
October 11, 2018 - N°20180291871

Method for controlling a rotor blade adjustment device (14) of a wind turbine or water hydroelectric powerplant (1), wherein the rotor blade adjustment device (14) has a drive (20) which is connected to a rotor blade (8) which is subjected to a flow of wind or water and has the purpose of rotating the rotor blade (8) about a rotor blade axis (15) relative to a rotor ...
Wind turbine backup power supply monitoring
October 11, 2018 - N°20180291870

A method for testing the condition of a backup power supply of an axis in a wind turbine, wherein the backup power supply has an associated voltage, the method comprising: electrically isolating the axis of the wind turbine from a grid power supply; discharging the backup power supply for a first period of time at a first predefined current; measuring ...
Vertical axis wind turbine
October 11, 2018 - N°20180291869

A vertical axis wind turbine has a blade assembly including set of planar, vertically extending blades and a frame that stabilizes and supports the blades as they rotate. A generator is located at the blade assembly's center of mass.
Method of erecting a tethered wind turbine tower
October 11, 2018 - N°20180291642

The invention relates to a method of erecting a tower such as a wind turbine tower tethered by a number of cables where each of the cables extend between the tower and an anchoring element on an anchor block. The method comprises attaching at least some of the tethering cables to the tower, detachably fastening a motorized winch on an ...
Systems and methods for managing a plurality of wind power plants
October 04, 2018 - N°20180287886

Systems and methods for managing wind power plants (wpps) having a plurality of wind turbines are provided. The system includes a central server in communication with one or more wpp servers through an external network, wherein each wpp server is associated with a corresponding wpp.
Wind turbine with feed line
October 04, 2018 - N°20180287369

A wind turbine includes a wind rotor, a generator, and a converter. The generated electric power is fed from the converter by means of a feed to a turbine transformer for delivery to a grid.
Method for determining the remaining service life of a wind turbine
October 04, 2018 - N°20180283981

A method for determining a remaining lifetime of a wind turbine is disclosed. The method includes continuous recording of movements or oscillations of components of the wind turbine using sensors during operation of the wind energy converter, as well as determining modes and frequencies of the movements or oscillations.
Pitch bearing for a wind turbine
October 04, 2018 - N°20180283362

The present disclosure is directed to a bearing for a wind turbine. The bearing includes an outer race, an inner race, and a radially-split center race configured between the inner race and the outer race.
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