Posts Tagged: energy conservation


Evo of Tech: B. The insulated gate bipolar transistor has improved U.S. electrical efficiency by 40 percent

Sunday, November 6th marks the 26th anniversary of the first U.S. patent issued to Baliga for which he was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of …
By Steve Brachmann
5 years ago 0

Reinventing our Climate Future

On Wednesday, June 29th, the United States Patent and Trademark Office hosted a panel titled Innovation to Power the Nation (and the World): Reinventing our Climate Future. …
By Audrey Ogurchak
5 years ago 10

Nobel Prize Innovation: Lighting the World with Blue LEDs

With the advent of blue LED lighting, it is now possible to create white light devices by combining blue light with red and green. As the Nobel …
By Steve Brachmann
7 years ago 6

Whirlpool Keeps Improving Tech Behind Household Appliances

We start off by looking at a patent application that would protect a system that could improve energy efficiency overall for appliances within a home. This type …
By Steve Brachmann
8 years ago 0

Siemens Seeks Patent on Mobile Privacy System for Accessing Cloud Computing Resources

Many of these patent references reviewed this week show us Siemens involvement with electrical and Internet systems on all levels, from personal to industrial. For example, one …
By Steve Brachmann
8 years ago 2

Earth Day 2012: 5 Green Innovations to Celebrate

I thought I might take the occasion to identify Green-Tech innovations that relate to recycling technologies, energy conversion and conservation of energy that are worthy of celebration …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 2

USPTO Extends Green Technology Pilot Program Through 2011

Currently, the average time between the approval of a green technology petition and the first action on an application is just 49 days. In several cases, patent applications …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 2