GB2478736B - Apparatus for generating power from fluid flow - Google Patents

Apparatus for generating power from fluid flow

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GB2478736B
GB2478736B GB1004321.4A GB201004321A GB2478736B GB 2478736 B GB2478736 B GB 2478736B GB 201004321 A GB201004321 A GB 201004321A GB 2478736 B GB2478736 B GB 2478736B
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fluid flow
generating power
generating
power
fluid
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Peter Miles Roberts
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Verderg Ltd
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Verderg Ltd
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    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F03MACHINES OR ENGINES FOR LIQUIDS; WIND, SPRING, OR WEIGHT MOTORS; PRODUCING MECHANICAL POWER OR A REACTIVE PROPULSIVE THRUST, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • F03BMACHINES OR ENGINES FOR LIQUIDS
    • F03B13/00Adaptations of machines or engines for special use; Combinations of machines or engines with driving or driven apparatus; Power stations or aggregates
    • F03B13/10Submerged units incorporating electric generators or motors
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F03MACHINES OR ENGINES FOR LIQUIDS; WIND, SPRING, OR WEIGHT MOTORS; PRODUCING MECHANICAL POWER OR A REACTIVE PROPULSIVE THRUST, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • F03BMACHINES OR ENGINES FOR LIQUIDS
    • F03B13/00Adaptations of machines or engines for special use; Combinations of machines or engines with driving or driven apparatus; Power stations or aggregates
    • F03B13/12Adaptations of machines or engines for special use; Combinations of machines or engines with driving or driven apparatus; Power stations or aggregates characterised by using wave or tide energy
    • F03B13/26Adaptations of machines or engines for special use; Combinations of machines or engines with driving or driven apparatus; Power stations or aggregates characterised by using wave or tide energy using tide energy
    • F03B13/264Adaptations of machines or engines for special use; Combinations of machines or engines with driving or driven apparatus; Power stations or aggregates characterised by using wave or tide energy using tide energy using the horizontal flow of water resulting from tide movement
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F03MACHINES OR ENGINES FOR LIQUIDS; WIND, SPRING, OR WEIGHT MOTORS; PRODUCING MECHANICAL POWER OR A REACTIVE PROPULSIVE THRUST, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • F03BMACHINES OR ENGINES FOR LIQUIDS
    • F03B13/00Adaptations of machines or engines for special use; Combinations of machines or engines with driving or driven apparatus; Power stations or aggregates
    • F03B13/12Adaptations of machines or engines for special use; Combinations of machines or engines with driving or driven apparatus; Power stations or aggregates characterised by using wave or tide energy
    • F03B13/14Adaptations of machines or engines for special use; Combinations of machines or engines with driving or driven apparatus; Power stations or aggregates characterised by using wave or tide energy using wave energy
    • F03B13/22Adaptations of machines or engines for special use; Combinations of machines or engines with driving or driven apparatus; Power stations or aggregates characterised by using wave or tide energy using wave energy using the flow of water resulting from wave movements to drive a motor or turbine
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F03MACHINES OR ENGINES FOR LIQUIDS; WIND, SPRING, OR WEIGHT MOTORS; PRODUCING MECHANICAL POWER OR A REACTIVE PROPULSIVE THRUST, NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR
    • F03BMACHINES OR ENGINES FOR LIQUIDS
    • F03B17/00Other machines or engines
    • F03B17/06Other machines or engines using liquid flow with predominantly kinetic energy conversion, e.g. of swinging-flap type, "run-of-river", "ultra-low head"
    • FMECHANICAL ENGINEERING; LIGHTING; HEATING; WEAPONS; BLASTING
    • F05INDEXING SCHEMES RELATING TO ENGINES OR PUMPS IN VARIOUS SUBCLASSES OF CLASSES F01-F04
    • F05BINDEXING SCHEME RELATING TO WIND, SPRING, WEIGHT, INERTIA OR LIKE MOTORS, TO MACHINES OR ENGINES FOR LIQUIDS COVERED BY SUBCLASSES F03B, F03D AND F03G
    • F05B2240/00Components
    • F05B2240/40Use of a multiplicity of similar components
    • YGENERAL TAGGING OF NEW TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENTS; GENERAL TAGGING OF CROSS-SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES SPANNING OVER SEVERAL SECTIONS OF THE IPC; TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS [XRACs] AND DIGESTS
    • Y02TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE
    • Y02EREDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
    • Y02E10/00Energy generation through renewable energy sources
    • Y02E10/30Energy from the sea, e.g. using wave energy or salinity gradient
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GB1004321.4A GB2478736B (en) 2010-03-16 2010-03-16 Apparatus for generating power from fluid flow
CA2792983A CA2792983C (en) 2010-03-16 2011-03-16 Apparatus for generating power from fluid flow
EP20110710845 EP2547898A2 (en) 2010-03-16 2011-03-16 Apparatus for generating power from fluid flow
PCT/GB2011/050523 WO2011114155A2 (en) 2010-03-16 2011-03-16 Apparatus for generating power from fluid flow
KR1020127026979A KR101761173B1 (en) 2010-03-16 2011-03-16 Apparatus for Generation Power from Fluid Flow
BR112012023409A BR112012023409A2 (en) 2010-03-16 2011-03-16 device for generating energy from a fluid flow, element and process for generating electricity
CN201180014037.4A CN102792011B (en) 2010-03-16 2011-03-16 To flow the equipment generated electricity from fluid
US13/634,675 US9194361B2 (en) 2010-03-16 2011-03-16 Apparatus for generating power from fluid flow
JP2012557611A JP5964758B2 (en) 2010-03-16 2011-03-16 Device for generating power from a fluid flow
RU2012143974/06A RU2592660C2 (en) 2010-03-16 2011-03-16 Apparatus and method for generation of energy from fluid flow
AU2011228838A AU2011228838B2 (en) 2010-03-16 2011-03-16 Apparatus for generating power from fluid flow

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GB201004321D0 GB201004321D0 (en) 2010-04-28
GB2478736A GB2478736A (en) 2011-09-21
GB2478736B true GB2478736B (en) 2014-08-27

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Citations (12)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US5709419A (en) * 1994-02-03 1998-01-20 Roskey; John E. Wind energy collection
WO2001025629A1 (en) * 1999-10-04 2001-04-12 G & L Exclusives B.V. Method and apparatus for utilizing wind energy
US20070040389A1 (en) * 2005-08-16 2007-02-22 Kelley Gene R Adaptable flow-driven energy capture system
GB2443195A (en) * 2006-08-03 2008-04-30 Verderg Connectors Ltd Power generation from water flow using jet pump principle
US20080129254A1 (en) * 2006-12-01 2008-06-05 Frayne Shawn M Generator utilizing fluid-induced oscillations
WO2009009350A2 (en) * 2007-07-09 2009-01-15 Nail Jasper M Flow stream momentum conversion device power rotor
WO2009018666A1 (en) * 2007-08-08 2009-02-12 Rokeby-Thomas Andrew Byron Rhy Transverse-axis turbine with twisted foils
US20090155074A1 (en) * 2007-12-14 2009-06-18 Sankar Terrence C Vertical axis turbine
US20090236858A1 (en) * 2008-03-21 2009-09-24 Larry Johnson Vertical turbine for water or wind power generation
US20090302612A1 (en) * 2007-11-23 2009-12-10 Matthew Charles Gartner Oscillating energy capture mechanism
GB2463504A (en) * 2008-09-16 2010-03-17 Verderg Ltd Method and apparatus for installing tidal barrages
US20100283251A1 (en) * 2008-01-08 2010-11-11 Richard Arthur Henry Reynolds Turbine assembly

Patent Citations (12)

* Cited by examiner, † Cited by third party
Publication number Priority date Publication date Assignee Title
US5709419A (en) * 1994-02-03 1998-01-20 Roskey; John E. Wind energy collection
WO2001025629A1 (en) * 1999-10-04 2001-04-12 G & L Exclusives B.V. Method and apparatus for utilizing wind energy
US20070040389A1 (en) * 2005-08-16 2007-02-22 Kelley Gene R Adaptable flow-driven energy capture system
GB2443195A (en) * 2006-08-03 2008-04-30 Verderg Connectors Ltd Power generation from water flow using jet pump principle
US20080129254A1 (en) * 2006-12-01 2008-06-05 Frayne Shawn M Generator utilizing fluid-induced oscillations
WO2009009350A2 (en) * 2007-07-09 2009-01-15 Nail Jasper M Flow stream momentum conversion device power rotor
WO2009018666A1 (en) * 2007-08-08 2009-02-12 Rokeby-Thomas Andrew Byron Rhy Transverse-axis turbine with twisted foils
US20090302612A1 (en) * 2007-11-23 2009-12-10 Matthew Charles Gartner Oscillating energy capture mechanism
US20090155074A1 (en) * 2007-12-14 2009-06-18 Sankar Terrence C Vertical axis turbine
US20100283251A1 (en) * 2008-01-08 2010-11-11 Richard Arthur Henry Reynolds Turbine assembly
US20090236858A1 (en) * 2008-03-21 2009-09-24 Larry Johnson Vertical turbine for water or wind power generation
GB2463504A (en) * 2008-09-16 2010-03-17 Verderg Ltd Method and apparatus for installing tidal barrages

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