Posts Tagged: wind energy


GE Patents New Tower Design for Wind Turbines

The company’s robust research and development is often the subject of patents and patent applications published by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. This week, we …
By Steve Brachmann
8 years ago 0

GE Wind Patents Focus on Blade Design, Protecting Birds

Recently published patent applications include documents filed to protect a more efficiently designed turbine blade and an electronic sensor that can determine if corrosive forces have damaged …
By Steve Brachmann
9 years ago 0

Celebrating Earth Day 2013 Innovation Style

Let's face it, squeezing more energy from the suns rays is not an easy challenge otherwise we would have done it already. Capturing power from the winds …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 0

Apple Seeks Patent for GUI to Help Users with Special Needs

Each week, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office publishes patent applications, and computer and electronics developer Apple Inc. always has at least a few published patent …
By Gene Quinn & Steve Brachmann
9 years ago 1

Apple’s New Wind Patent for Cooling Electronic Devices

According to the company, Apple’s method utilizes a solid-state air mover using “corona discharge—an electrical discharge near a charged conductor caused by the ionization of …
By Matt Scyoc
9 years ago 4

GE Wins at Federal Circuit in Mitsubishi Wind Turbine Case

On Friday, July 6, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued a decision in General Electric Co. v. ITC. The Federal Circuit, per Judge …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 1

Technology Solutions: In Support of a Clean Energy Economy

As global demand for energy continues to grow and the price of oil and gasoline continue to rise we must pursue solutions for cleaner, renewable energy. The …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 2

Industry Urges Congress to Continue Renewable Fuel Standard

While many people believe that alternative energy is at least several decades away, what is clear is that if we do not set out about making that …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 1

Obama Press Conference Address Oil and Renewable Energy

Little impacts cascading together can have a large impact, but for the time being we need to realize that the technology is not where it needs to …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 75

General Electric Sues Mitsubishi Over Wind Energy Patents

GE asserts that the Mitsubishi 2.4MW wind turbine is an example of an infringing product. The 2.4 MW wind turbine is a large-size wind turbine with a 2.4 megawatt …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 7