|1.||WO||WO/2013/183892 - WIND POWER GENERATION APPARATUS FOR LOW WIND SPEEDS||12.12.2013||
|PCT/KR2013/004864||HANLIM MECHATRONICS CO., LTD||RHEE, Yeoung,Won|
The present invention provides a wind power generation apparatus for low wind speeds, and the wind power generation apparatus for generating power using wind energy comprises: a central shaft which is rotationally supported, and which generates a rotational moment; connection arms which are coupled to upper and lower ends of the central shaft, and which are used as coupling means for drag blades; the plurality of semicircular drag blades which are coupled to the connection arms, and which are arranged and fixed in the same rotating direction of the central shaft by forming a certain ratio of overlapping areas from the central shaft so as to increase the rotational moment; an airfoil-shaped wind capture which is provided in the lengthwise direction on a body of the drag blades, and which is recessed towards the rotating direction of the drag blades so as to increase the rotational moment by using wind energy; and a power generation module which is positioned in the extension line of the central shaft, and which generates power by receiving the rotational moment of the central shaft. According to the wind power generation device for low wind speeds of the present invention, it is possible to accelerate a power coefficient of wind power generation by using both dragging and lifting forces of the wind, and to increase the efficiency of wind power generation even when there is little wind regardless of the direction of the wind or a specific region or location.
|2.||WO||WO/2013/182355 - METHOD FOR LUBRICATING A GEARBOX FOR A WIND TURBINE||12.12.2013||
|PCT/EP2013/059098||ZF WIND POWER ANTWERPEN N.V.||LEIMANN, Dirk|
The present invention provides a method for lubricating a gearbox of a wind turbine. The gearbox comprises a plurality of gears and shafts supported by bearings of which at least one is a plain bearing. The gearbox furthermore comprises a lubrication system with a mechanical pump and an electrical pump for feeding the gears and bearings with lubricant, wherein a difference between volume capacity of the mechanical and electrical pump is maximum 40%. The method comprises controlling at least one valve for during start-up of the gearbox feeding lubricant to the bearings by means of the electrical pump, during normal operation of the gearbox feeding lubricant to the bearings and the gears by means of the electrical pump and the mechanical pump, and during absence of electrical power supply feeding lubricant only the bearings by means of the mechanical pump.
|3.||WO||WO/2013/182337 - DRIVE TRAIN||12.12.2013||
|PCT/EP2013/057701||VOITH PATENT GMBH||LUDAS, Bernhard|
The invention relates to a drive train for transferring a variable power having variable input velocity to a drive shaft and a substantially constant output velocity to a drive shaft for an energy generating system, driven by a turbo machine such as a wind turbine or a water turbine, having a power division gear, comprising a first planetary gear as an overriding drive and a second planetary gear as an epicyclic gear and having a hydrodynamic component which receives power from the drive side and returns it to the power division gear in a regulated manner. The invention is characterized in that the two planetary gears are coupled to each other via a common planetary carrier.
|4.||WO||WO/2013/182447 - A WIND TURBINE BLADE LIGHTNING BYPASS SYSTEM||12.12.2013||
|PCT/EP2013/060867||LM WP PATENT HOLDING A/S||HANSEN, Lars Bo|
A wind turbine blade is described having a lightning bypass system located at the root end of the blade. The lightning bypass system comprises a stay bolt formed from an electrically insulating material having a conductive core. The conductive core of the stay bolt provides a conductive path for a lightning down conductor system through the root end of a wind turbine blade to the turbine hub or nacelle, bypassing any sensitive root end components of the wind turbine blade.
|5.||WO||WO/2013/182514 - SAFETY SYSTEM FOR A WIND TURBINE||12.12.2013||
|PCT/EP2013/061366||SSB WIND SYSTEMS GMBH & CO. KG||RICKESHENRICH, Christof|
The invention relates to a safety system for a wind turbine, comprising a pitch system (23), which comprises a plurality of drive systems (15, 16, 17) and at least one safety switching device (24), by means of which each of the drive systems (15, 16, 17) can be controlled to carry out a travel to a safe position in accordance with at least one control signal, a safety circuit, which is provided in a machine part adjacent to the pitch system (23) and which comprises a transmission device (32) and a controller (29), by means of which the at least one control signal can be generated, which can be transmitted from the controller (29) to the safety switching device (24) by means of the transmission device (32), wherein the control signal can be generated and/or output by the controller (29) in the form of at least two control signals (EFC 1, EFC 2), the control signals (EFC 1, EFC 2) can be transmitted from the controller (29) to the safety switching device (24) by means of the transmission device (32), a safety-relevant error can be detected in the safety circuit by means of the safety switching device (29) by evaluating the control signals (EFC 1, EFC 2), and each of the drive systems (15, 16, 17) can be controlled to travel to a safe position if such an error is present.
|6.||WO||WO/2013/182569 - METHOD FOR INSTALLING SENSORS IN ROTOR BLADES AND INSTALLATION DEVICE||12.12.2013||
|PCT/EP2013/061501||TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITÄT MÜNCHEN||BUCK, Thorbjörn|
The present invention makes available a method for installing at least one sensor unit within a rotor blade of a wind power plant. A first substantially planar light fan is emitted into the interior of the rotor blade. Finally, at least one second substantially planar light fan is emitted into the interior of the rotor blade, wherein the plane of the first light fan is oriented at a predetermined angle with respect to the plane of the second light fan. In addition, the planes of the first and second light fans are oriented on the blade flange of the rotor blade. The at least one sensor unit is subsequently oriented with respect to the light fans.
|7.||WO||WO/2013/181767 - WIND TURBINE OR MOTOR HAVING A HORIZONTAL SHAFT WHICH IS ORTHOGONAL TO THE WIND, AND WHICH HAS VANES FIXED TO THE SHAFT AND NOZZLES||12.12.2013||
|PCT/CL2013/000026||PIEMONTE LOBOS, Paula||PIEMONTE MIANI, Humberto|
The present invention relates to a wind turbine and motor having a horizontal shaft which is orthogonal to the wind, with vanes fixed to the shaft, which has circular covers secured to the lateral ends thereof, which is installed at ground level and which captures the kinetic energy of the wind, converting said kinetic energy into mechanical or electrical energy if a generator is coupled to the shaft and which includes two or more nozzles, and which is provided with a turntable (rotary platform) and deflector blades.
|8.||WO||WO/2013/181890 - MAGNETIC SUSPENSION SPINDLE STRUCTURE OF WIND POWER GENERATOR UNIT||12.12.2013||
|PCT/CN2012/081486||SHENZHEN SHUNXI DEVELOPMENT CO., LTD||GENG, Bangzhong|
Disclosed is a magnetic suspension spindle structure of a wind power generator unit, which comprises a spindle (20) and a bearing part (40) of a power generator (10). The spindle (20) is fixedly connected with a first permanent magnet (50). The bearing part (40) is provided with a second permanent magnet (60). Same magnetic poles of the first permanent magnet (50) on the spindle (20) and the second permanent magnet (60) on the bearing part (40) are oppositely and vertically arranged. Repulsive force generated by repulsion of the same magnetic poles of the first permanent magnet (50) and the second permanent magnet (60) can be used for balancing gravity of the spindle (20) and fan blades (30). The magnetic suspension spindle structure reduces the starting wind speed of the wind power generator unit.
|9.||WO||WO/2013/182175 - WIND TURBINE||12.12.2013||
|PCT/DE2013/000185||CENTA-ANTRIEBE KIRSCHEY GMBH||EXNER, Jochen|
The invention relates inter alia to a wind turbine (10) comprising a machine support (11), a rotor (12) having at least one rotor blade (13), and a drive train (14), which comprises drive train elements (15, 16) such as gears and/or a generator. A coupling unit (100, 110a, 110b) is arranged in the force transmission path between a hub (18) of the rotor (12) and at least one drive train element (15, 16). The coupling unit comprises a drive-side connecting device (112) for indirect or direct connection to the hub and an output-side connecting device (212) for indirect or direct connection to the drive train element, wherein the coupling unit allows an axial offset, a radial offset and an angular offset between the drive-side connecting device (112) and the output-side connecting device (212), and is designed as a synchronising coupling and, irrespective of the offset position, transmits torque from the hub (18) to the drive train element (15, 16) in a manner free from reaction force or virtually free from reaction force.
|10.||WO||WO/2013/182197 - CONTROL SYSTEM FOR A WIND TURBINE||12.12.2013||
|PCT/DK2013/050169||VESTAS WIND SYSTEMS A/S||BENGTSON, John|
A control system for a wind turbine is provided. The control system includes a plurality of controllers distributed in the wind turbine or the wind power plant; and a plurality of data storage units, each data storage unit being arranged at a respective predetermined position in the wind turbine or the wind power plant and being coupled to the controller arranged at the same position; wherein each data storage unit comprises operational information pertaining to the predetermined position in the wind turbine or the wind power plant; and wherein each controller is configured to read the operational information of the corresponding data storage unit and to determine its function from the operational information.