Small hydro power plant

FIELD: electricity-producing industry.

SUBSTANCE: small hydro power plant comprises the upper main accumulation pool, which is connected to the river bed and is attached to the retention basin inlet by dint of the head conduit through the control gate of the upper circuit and through the orthogonal hydro turbine, which is located at the turbine pit. The retention basin is attached to the river bed below the upper main accumulation pool inlet through the suction pipe, the turbine pit with the orthogonal hydro turbine and the lower circuit control gate. The orthogonal hydro turbine is attached to the consuming electrical network, and the control gates of the upper and lower circuit are linked to the gate-operating gear. The upper main pool and the retention basin represent the interconnected vessels.

EFFECT: providing the generation of the constant electric energy, that is superior to the influx consumption, in case of the operating expenses in the turbine pit.

3 cl, 1 dwg



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Downcomer // 2556452

FIELD: machine building.

SUBSTANCE: downcomer contains input and main sections with walls limited by surfaces of rotation. Walls of input and main sections are provided with internal superhydrophobic film coating. Wall of the main section is made in form of connected power mesh and internal superhydrophobic film with system of microholes. Axes of the microholes make with the pipe axis directed from input section to output of the main section the angle from 90 to 160 degrees.

EFFECT: reduced lifting force.

2 cl, 3 dwg

FIELD: electricity.

SUBSTANCE: floating microhydrosolar power station relates to renewable power sources and is intended for supply with the low electric power of residential and non-residential premises, electric and electronic devices, street lighting devices, and also social and field-based facilities located near the flat current rivers, streams, channels, spillways. The power plant uses two renewable energy sources, in particular, water and solar energy simultaneously. The water energy is taken by means of Ugrinsky two-stage turbine with hydrodynamic profile blades. Blades of one stage are turned with reference to another stage by 90 that eliminates unevenness of speed of rotation of this turbine. The water energy conversion directly into electricity is performed by means of the magnetoelectric generator. The solar energy is taken by means of the solar photo-electric modules placed on an external surface of the hemispherical dome located on the hollow cylindrical housing over Ugrinsky armatures. Inside the hemispherical dome the generator is located the shaft of which is connected to an integrated shaft of Ugrinsky armatures.

EFFECT: obtaining an energy efficient integrated solution for power generation from renewable water and solar energy sources.

4 cl, 8 dwg

FIELD: power industry.

SUBSTANCE: unit contains the bladed wheel immersed into the water flow under the river ice cover. The wheel by means of the shaft installed in the cylindrical housing on bearings is kinematically connected with the generator. The housing is fixed in a vertical position in the ice cover in such a way that its top part together with the generator is located above the ice cover surface. The top part of the housing is designed with formation of adjusting disk to which the generator is attached. The unit also comprises a base board with longitudinal rectangular cut in the middle, and two supports. The base board length is greater than the ice-hole length along the direction of the water flow in the river. By means of two longitudinal and transversal surfaces of the cut the board is able to interact with the external surface of the housing. Supports are able to interact with the base board and the adjusting disk and are placed perpendicular to the axis of symmetry of the basic board.

EFFECT: creation of the simple hydro-electric power plant with a possibility of its use for power generation utilising the energy of hydraulic flow of the river covered with ice.

2 cl, 3 dwg

FIELD: electricity.

SUBSTANCE: power generation system of navigation lock contains the navigation lock chamber for connection of the first navigation reservoir with high water level and the second navigation reservoir with low water level, a flow-through passage with the turbine and holes, at least one hole for each reservoir respectively and two holes at the navigation camera of the lock, and also the lock control unit the first output of which is connected to the turbine. The navigation chamber of the lock has a pair of gates with the drives respectively for their opening and closing. The system is additionally fitted with reservoir water level sensors with high and low water level and the navigation chamber water level sensor of the lock the outputs of which are connected respectively to the inputs of the control unit of the lock. The holes are fitted with shutters with actuators. The control inputs of actuators of shutters and gates are connected to outputs of the control unit of the lock. The turbine is placed in the flow-through passage between the input and output holes of the navigation chamber of the lock.

EFFECT: simplification of power generation system of navigation lock.

1 dwg

FIELD: power industry.

SUBSTANCE: invention refers to hydroelectric power industry, particularly to methods of small river and artificial flow utilisation for electric power generation. Method of midget hydroelectric power plant construction involves construction of hydroelectric aggregates in the form of converters of kinetic water flow energy to potential hydraulic shock energy, and rotating drive of electric power generators. Water ducts of hydroelectric aggregates feature walls moving in radial direction and injectors with actuators driven in reciprocal motion by water duct walls moving in radial direction. Electric power generator drive is made in the form of propellers rotated by energy transferred from injectors to propellers by intermediate energy carrier, a work medium other than water.

EFFECT: simple method of midget hydroelectric power plant construction in low-intensity water flows.

4 cl, 1 dwg

FIELD: power industry.

SUBSTANCE: at implementation of a construction method of OTPP combined with SP 1, all the component parts of the object being built in the form of ready-made reinforced concrete or metal blocks from the works to the assembly site are delivered by means of a float-on method. Sequence of construction work is started from an earlier installed supporting and restricting barrier consisting of a metal, reinforced concrete or wooden grooved pile projecting in an underwater position through the height sufficient for fixed retention of flooded threshold blocks with orthogonal turbines 4, including foundation of SP 1. First, assembly of the foundation is started by afloat attachment into a common structure of a rectangular shape, the margin of buoyancy of which is sufficient for retention of posts for laying of board panels. Assembly of SP 1 is completed by installation of double-leaf gate 7. Gate 7 is left open till completion of work on installation of threshold blocks with turbines 4 connected through shafting 5 to generators 6 installed on the shore.

EFFECT: construction of HPP on navigable rivers, where it is impossible to erect dams and flood gates as per local conditions.

3 cl, 2 dwg

FIELD: electricity.

SUBSTANCE: hydraulic pulse lift includes feed pipe 1, guide case 2 with vanes 3 forming centripetal drain channels 4, vanes 5 positioned under the channels 4 and forming centripetal pressure channels, and rotor wheel 8 mounted on shaft 22 and featuring main 10 and additional blades forming drain 11 and pressure-head centripetal channels of hydraulic turbine wheel stage, so that outlet of channels 11 enters diffuser of suction pipe 26, with radial blades of centrifugal pressure-head pump stage of wheel positioned above pressure channels. At the level of vanes 5 forming centripetal pressure channels, feed pipe 1 features systems 27 of insulated electrodes with positive intensity of electric hydraulic impulse discharge device, installed in spiral or circle and connected with rotating switch 32 with low-speed high-voltage generator 31. Both are mounted on the common shaft 22. Negative electrodes in the form of metal blade fins 15 are installed in centripetal pressure channels of wheel 8 and connected to the earth.

EFFECT: improved output parameters and possible fluid supply and pressure at hydraulic pulse lift output.

2 cl, 7 dwg

FIELD: machine building.

SUBSTANCE: invention is related to hydraulic machine building in terms of renewable power sources. A hydraulic pulser comprises a feed line 1, a guide vane 2 with blades 3 forming centripetal drain channels, blades set above the said channels and forming centripetal pressure channels 6, and an impeller 8 with blades 10 forming drain and pressure centripetal channels 11 and 14 of a hydroturbine stage of the impeller, the channels 11 lead out to the draft tube 26 with the radial blades of centrifugal pressure pump impeller stage being set above the channels 14. The output diameters of the impeller blades in the centrifugal pump stage are less than the outer diameters of the impeller blades in centripetal hydroturbine stage.

EFFECT: invention is aimed at the provision of design output parameters and possibility to regulate the supply and head of fluid at the hydraulic pulser output.

4 cl, 6 dwg

FIELD: machine building.

SUBSTANCE: invention is related to hydraulic machine building in terms of renewable power sources. A hydraulic pulser comprises a feed line 1, a guide vane 2 with blades 3 forming centripetal drain channels, blades set above the said channels and forming centripetal pressure channels 6, and an impeller 8 with blades 10 forming drain and pressure centripetal channels 11 and 14 of a hydroturbine stage of the impeller is mounted on a shaft 22, the channels 11 lead out to the diffuser of a draft tube 26 with the radial blades of centrifugal pressure pump impeller stage being set above the channels 14. Electromagnets are set in the blades of the guide vane 2. The electromagnet windings are connected to a current source via a current reverse switch 32, the current source is installed on a common shaft 22 with a low-speed generator 31. The generator 31 contains a rotor position sensor. Permanent magnets 16 are installed in the cavities forming channels 11 and 14 of the impeller 8.

EFFECT: invention is aimed at the provision of improved output parameters and possibility to change the supply and head of fluid at the hydraulic pulser output.

2 cl, 7 dwg

FIELD: transport.

SUBSTANCE: flying collector for atmospheric water includes main fabric canvas, boundary toroidal balloon attached to it, rope bracing of attachment to lifting aerostat and captive cable. Main fabric canvas of collector is made as surface of rotation with increasing generatrix inclination to plane perpendicular to axis of rotation when approaching to this axis. Interior of boundary toroidal balloon and lifting aerostat is connected by fabric tube with valve. stiffness of structure is provided by boundary toroidal balloon supercharged with gas from lifting aerostats.

EFFECT: portable and quick-deployable device can be used in liftable and high-mountain parts of renewable energy and fresh water sources.

2 dwg

Generator plant // 2247460

FIELD: mobile generator plants.

SUBSTANCE: proposed generator plant has frame that mounts power unit, foot-operated air pump, and compressed-air cylinders whose air lines communicate with generator plant. Control panel is electrically connected to output of electric generator vertically installed on generator plant housing and mechanically coupled with exciter and power unit made in the form of vertical-shaft pneumostatic motor. The latter has sealed case with inlet, outlet, and safety valves closed with cover that accommodates vertical rotor mounted in case and cover bearings and made in the form of shaft with two power drives attached thereto by means of U-shaped frames. Power drives are installed on either side of vertical shaft and spaced 180 deg. apart in horizontal plane. Each of them has a number of similar members symmetrically mounted one on top of other, their quantity being dependent of desired power. Each member is essentially rhombic plate made of light-mass and high-strength metal whose longitudinal axis is longest diagonal parallel to that of other power drive. Through ducts are provided on front ends of rhomb and L-shaped blind ducts, on its rear butt-ends. All these ducts are closed with covers kinematically coupled with drive cylinder piston. Compressed air fed to sealed housing opens covers, and unbalanced forces are built up on each member which set power unit in rotary motion. Air evacuation from sealed housing closes covers with the result that no forces are built up on drive members.

EFFECT: enhanced power output and torque.

2 cl, 21 dwg

FIELD: power engineering.

SUBSTANCE: device is designed for converting kinetic energy of free flow of water into electric energy. Proposed microhydroelectric station contains hydraulic turbine with horizontal axle of rotation connected with submersed sealed electric generator. Station is provided with carrying frame consisting of sections on ends of which shields are installed to form confuser at inlet of water flow, and diffuser at outlet. Slow speed generator is used as electric generator whose shaft is directly connected with shaft of hydraulic turbine consisting of separate sections mounted on bearing supports. Each section contains one or more blade propulsors displaced through equal angle relative to each other. Each propulsor has two blades pointed in opposite directions being essentially NASA section modified by provision of cavity on lower plane, maximum depth of which being from 10 to 14% of maximum height of section and installed on posts secured on shaft of hydraulic turbine for fixed displacement of blades in radial and angular directions.

EFFECT: reduced cost of manufacture and mounting.

4 dwg

FIELD: hydraulic engineering.

SUBSTANCE: device is designed for converting kinetic energy of small and medium rivers into elastic energy. Proposed hydraulic unit contains hydraulic turbine installed on frame with bearings on its shaft, generator mechanically coupled with hydraulic turbine, stream shaper and device in form of plates to protect hydraulic unit from floating debris. Hydraulic unit has intermediate vertically and horizontally installed shafts with bearings interconnected by conical gears. Vertical shaft is arranged in well built near bank and communicating with river by channel made under level of maximum possible thickness of ice cover. Part of horizontal shaft connected with hydraulic turbine is arranged in said channel. Upper end of vertical shaft is connected with generator through ground horizontal shaft and step-up reduction unit. Stream shaper is made in form of flaps installed on shaft for turning to direct water stream of river to its central part between which turnable gate is installed for contacting with one of flaps to direct water stream to right-hand or left-hand side of hydraulic turbine.

EFFECT: provision of reliable operation all year round.

3 cl, 2 dwg

Hydroelectric plant // 2258154

FIELD: power engineering.

SUBSTANCE: plant is designed for generating electric energy and pumping of water. Proposed device contains floating base in form of catamaran with channel between housing of catamaran in which water wheel with blades on its outer surface is mounted, and electric generator mechanically coupled with shaft of water wheel. Diameter of water wheel is less than its length. End faces of water wheel are covered, and front profile of water wheel blades is made to logarithmic spiral. Moreover, plant is furnished with water pump, and drive of electric generator is made in form of step-up harmonic gearing whose flexible gear is coupled with end face of water pump. Output shaft of step-up gearing is aligned with shafts of water wheel and electric generator, being coupled with water pump by step-up belt drive. Drive sheave of step-up belt drive is installed on shaft of electric generator. Controllable clutches are installed on shafts of belt drive.

EFFECT: improved reliability and enlarged operating capabilities of plant.

2 cl, 3 dwg

FIELD: machines or engines for liquids.

SUBSTANCE: device comprises converter for converting flow power into kinetic energy of rotation and hydraulic turbines connected in series. The hydraulic turbine is made of hollow load-bearing shaft-cylinder with conical deflectors on the bases. The semi-cylindrical blades are secured to the shaft-cylinder along the generatrix of the cylinder or at an angle to the generatrix. The load-bearing shaft-cylinder is inscribed into the inner ends of the semi-cylindrical blades, and their outer ends tightened by means of rings define multi-blade cylinder provided with variable buoyancy that is controlled by ballast in the hollow section of the shaft-cylinder. The hydraulic turbine can be submerged into water completely or partially and interposed between the bearings and connected with the actuating mechanism through flexible links, clutches, and gearings. The actuating mechanism comprise one or several massive inertia flywheels made of disk or drum or cylinder connected through clutches and gears with the consumer.

EFFECT: enhanced efficiency.

3 cl, 9 dwg

FIELD: hydraulic power engineering.

SUBSTANCE: proposed hydraulic turbine generators are designed for creating stationary and portable hydraulic plants of modular type. Generators have rotor with central shaft non-rotating around horizontal axis or vertical axis (as version) on which chain drive gears are rigidly fitted, each being coupled through independent chain drive with planet pinion members arranged radially and uniformly around central shaft. Each member has blade reduction gear consisting of gear of chain drive and of large and small cylindrical gears, the latter being coaxial and rigidly coupled with gear of chain drive of blade reduction gear, and large cylindrical gear is rigidly secured on axle of blade installed horizontally for generator (or vertically, as version). Each blade rests by ends of its axle for rotation on brackets secured on hubs by bases. Hubs are installed on both ends of shaft for rotation and tops of brackets at both ends of central shaft are connected by ring rims being drive wheels connected with energy converters by flexible drive.

EFFECT: provision of effective and reliable operation.

3 cl, 4 dwg

FIELD: conversion of river stream energy into electric power.

SUBSTANCE: proposed plant has base in the form of catamaran that mounts current generators and their drive, current parameters stabilizing system, turbine capable of running in fully submerged condition, and its hoist. Turbine is made in the form of belt conveyer installed on edge at certain angle to river stream. Blades made of flexible material are secured throughout entire width and length of belt. Each blade is made in the form of bucket capable of folding and resting on belt during transfer from working to idle side of conveyer, and it has pocket on external surface for automatic raising of blade by river stream during transfer from idle to working position. Turbine hoist has rocker arm for turbine suspension hinged on one end to catamaran and on other end, to turbine frame that mounts generator-drive bevel gear so that longitudinal axes of hoist rocker-arm hinges and longitudinal axis of bevel-gear driven pinion are disposed on same line. In addition, hydroelectric power plant is equipped with device enabling variation of turbine angle of installation to water flow.

EFFECT: enhanced power capacity.

1 cl, 4 dwg

FIELD: power engineering.

SUBSTANCE: proposed device is designed for converting kinetic energy of water flow into and thermal energy. Proposed station contains dam, conduit system, hydraulic turbines and electric generators. It includes at least one swirl heat generator whose injection branch pipe is furnished with water pressure transmitter and is connected with conduit system through adapter provided with water pressure regulator made, for instance, in form of shutter whose drive is connected with water pressure transmitter.

EFFECT: possibility of generation heat energy for consumers in addition to electric energy.

1 dwg

Hydraulic turbine // 2277182

FIELD: hydraulic engineering.

SUBSTANCE: invention is designed for converting kinetic energy of water flow of small rivers and tides. Proposed hydraulic turbine has housing and wheel with helical blade provided with flange in form of cylindrical spiral secured on blade for changing outreach of flange.

EFFECT: increased transmission of flow to wheel, reduced losses for friction against stationary housing, increased efficiency of turbine.

2 dwg

FIELD: hydraulic power engineering.

SUBSTANCE: invention is designed for creating stationary and transportable modular hydraulic plants and setting up unit hydraulic power stations. Proposed water-wheel generator has body, shaft with central bevel gear, planet pinion members, each containing blade and shaft with bevel gears on ends, one end of shaft being coupled with central gear. Central bevel gear is rigidly secured on one of ends of central shaft non-rotating around its axis and arranged vertically. Planet pinion members are arranged around central radially and uniformly. Shaft of each planet pinion member with bevel gears on its ends is made single-section, and bevel gear belonging to said shaft and pointed to side of blade of said planet pinion member engages with bevel secured rigidly and coaxially to smaller spur gear of blade reduction gear. Larger spur gear engages with smaller one, and it is secured on axle of blade installed vertically. Each blade rests by ends of its axle for rotation of brackets mounted by bases on cylindrical housing installed for rotation coaxially relative to central shaft, and tops of brackets at both ends of central shaft are connected by ring rims. Upper rim, being drive wheel, is coupled with energy converters. Central shaft rests by both ends with locking on framework provided with pontoon devices. Invention makes it possible to use river current energy with maximum efficiency at no adverse effect on environment caused by submersion of river flood lands caused by building of dams, energy of ocean currents, energy of tides and ebbs owing to use of blades with two points of support. Versions of design of water-wheel generators are provided in description.

EFFECT: simple design, high adaptability to manufacture and servicing of water-wheel generator.

5 cl, 5 dwg