20160305395 Belt Drive Wave Energy Plant||US||20.10.2016|
||15101262||WEPTOS A/S||Tommy Larsen|
A wave power plant (1) comprising: a frame construction (2, 2′), a plurality of rocking rotors (2) arranged on the frame construction (2, 2′) on at least on rotor axis (4), a drive axis (30) connected to a generator and journaled in said frame construction (2, 2′); and at least one belt drive connection (40) arranged between the rotor axis (4) and the drive axis (30) for each rocking rotor (3).
20160308468 HARVESTING MECHANICAL AND THERMAL ENERGY BY COMBINING NANOWIRES AND PHASE CHANGE MATERIALS||US||20.10.2016|
||15133764||Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC||Harry B. RADOUSKY|
A system is disclosed for harvesting at least one of mechanical or thermal energy. The system may have a flexible substrate, a plurality of electrically conductive nanowires secured to the substrate, and a plurality of electrically conductive metal layers. The metal layers may be disposed on the substrate and spaced apart from one another along a length of the substrate. The metal layers may be in electrically conductive contact with various ones of the nanowires. At least two of the metal layers may be attachable to an external device. At least one of movement or flexing of the substrate produces an output voltage across the metal layers.
WO/2016/166581 UNIT FOR PRODUCING ELECTRIC OR THERMAL ENERGY THROUGH THE FLOW OF WATER IN PIPES||WO||20.10.2016|
||PCT/IB2015/053882||MATOS, Wallisson Figueiredo||MATOS, Wallisson Figueiredo|
A unit for producing electric or thermal energy through the flow of water in pipes comprises pipes (1), preferably located on the vertical façade of a building, and intended to utilise the flow pressure and the water column to drive a mini-turbine (2) which, when connected to a dynamo (3), generates electric energy, and when connected to a device (4) with abrasive surfaces, produces heat for punctually heating water to be quickly made available to consumers.
WO/2016/167391 MAGNETIC POWDER (+) GENERATION POWER INCREASING DEVICE||WO||20.10.2016|
||PCT/KR2015/003871||BANG, Gideok||BANG, Gideok|
A magnetic powder (+) generation increasing device according to the present invention has ten times more power-increase efficiency compared to a basic (+) generation power increase by installing a tensile force (propulsion) protection wall ring plate H-beam with strong aluminum steel that is determined by a one-dimensional tension force. With respect to force ring component power, an angle obtained at point A is set as the original tensile position point in the middle force portion of 90°-39°; the right-side power of 90° is 13227000; the left-side 60mm power of 95mm-tension use force is 208694200(100); (+) power is moved to next point B; 30°-75°-1.73 is 142360000; the point A is 13 mm and point B is 30° with respect to (+) 139 mm tension force; the movement power is 208694200 (111) power to the right and left sides; point A is 13227000, 95mm (-) - (+)95mm deviation is 207845600-160860000 Net(+) as a resultant force; 46985600kg-iron usage is 500kg; net usage-increase power is 93971 kg; horsepower is 1253; the force ring tensile force iron usage power is 1 kg; the H beam installation weight is 1 kg; and 1253 HP is used in which the power is increased in the weight of 2 kg.
WO/2016/165941 SYSTEM FOR STORAGE AND PRODUCTION OF ELECTRICAL ENERGY IN A MARINE ENVIRONMENT||WO||20.10.2016|
||PCT/EP2016/056911||STEVENS, Louis||STEVENS, Louis|
The invention relates to a system for the storage and production of electrical energy in a marine environment, wherein at least one ballast is lowered from a high position to a low position and then raised, by means of at least one cable (115) connected to a barge or a platform (110). The barge comprises a generator/motor (113) actuated by the cable or actuating same. The ballasts (107, 108) are secured to a partially floating element (106) which is itself connected, by a retaining cable (105), to an element (101) floating on the surface and provided with a means for varying the length of said retaining cable (105), the partially floating element (106) comprising a volume of gas compressible according to the surrounding pressure.
WO/2016/165411 MECHANICAL DEVICE OBTAINING POWER FROM TEMPERATURE DIFFERENCE TO REALIZE AUTOMATED OPERATION||WO||20.10.2016|
||PCT/CN2016/000171||JIA, Erfang||JIA, Erfang|
A mechanical device obtaining power from a temperature difference to realize automated operation. In the present invention, two type of liquids being sensitive to a temperature difference change are sealed in a container, and are separated with an isolating membrane. The device utilizes thermal expansion and contraction to convert kinetic energy generated by thermal expansion of the liquids into mechanical energy, and drives an operating apparatus with the mechanical energy. The device utilizes laws of nature and saves energy.
WO/2016/166678 ENERGY GENERATING SYSTEM AND METHOD||WO||20.10.2016|
||PCT/IB2016/052101||GILLESPIE, William, Dennis||GILLESPIE, William, Dennis|
This invention relates to an energy generating system and method, particularly to a fluid actuated energy generating system and method employing multifarious mechanisms to produce energy. The system comprises first and second tower structures; means operable to displace fluid in the first tower structure, and means operable in response to fluid displaced from the first tower structure for displacing fluid in the second tower structure. The system also comprises means operable in response to fluid displaced from the second tower structure for generating energy; means for collecting fluid displaced from the second tower structure for return to the second tower structure; and means for receiving, in the first and second tower structures, fluid for maintaining a fluid level for operation of the system.
WO/2016/166476 SUPER GRAAL POWER PRODUCTION SYSTEM||WO||20.10.2016|
||PCT/FR2016/050858||GOURAULT, Dominique-José||GOURAULT, Dominique-José|
The present invention relates to an electrical power production system (1) that is characterized in that it comprises at least one assembly including a first module (2) and a second module (3), which operate antagonistically. Said first and second modules (2, 3) are identical, symmetrical, and each include, respectively, a main vessel (21, 31) connected to a first (4) or second (5) liquid tank, respectively, an outer ballast vessel (22, 32) capable of moving into the main vessel (21, 31), an inner ballast vessel (23, 33) capable of moving into the outer ballast vessel (22, 32), a ballasted skirt (24, 34) that is suspended on said outer ballast vessel (22, 32) and is capable of vertically opening out or closing, and first and second transmission devices (12, 13; 15, 16) for transmitting the movement of the outer (22, 32) and inner (23, 33) ballast vessels to alternators (14, 17).
WO/2016/166210 METHOD AND DEVICE FOR OPERATING A BIOGAS PLANT||WO||20.10.2016|
||PCT/EP2016/058225||UNIVERSITÄT ROSTOCK||SCHLEGEL, Mathias|
During the operation of a biogas plant, hydrogen, which is obtained as a process product in the first phase, i.e. during hydrolysis and acidogenesis in a container separate from the main fermenter, is used directly for the generation of energy, i.e. for generating power, for example, by combusting the hydrogen in an oxyhydrogen gas reaction, whereby a generator is driven.
3080451 ENERGY STORAGE FACILITY FOR SUPPLYING AN ELECTRICAL NETWORK||EP||19.10.2016|
||14798730||THOMAS PIERRE ARMAND||THOMAS PIERRE ARMAND|
The energy storage facility (10) comprises a mechanical energy supply device (12), a reservoir (32) for storage of a pressurized fluid, a pump (16) that can be actuated by the mechanical energy supply device (12), an energy generator (36) capable of converting the energy of the pressurized fluid into electrical energy, said energy generator (36) being capable of being connected to an electrical network to supply said electrical network with electrical energy, and a fluid circulation circuit (28) both connecting the pump (16) to the storage reservoir (32), in such a way as to inject the fluid into said reservoir when said pump is activated, and connecting the storage reservoir (32) to the energy generator (36). The circulation circuit (28) comprises at least one valve arranged between the storage reservoir (32) and the energy generator (36), said valve being moveable between an open position allowing supply of the electrical energy generator (36) with pressurized fluid and a closed position, prohibiting the supply of the electrical energy generator (36) with pressurized fluid.