(19)
(11)EP 2 305 997 A3

(12)EUROPEAN PATENT APPLICATION

(88)Date of publication A3:
05.07.2017 Bulletin 2017/27

(43)Date of publication A2:
06.04.2011 Bulletin 2011/14

(21)Application number: 10179500.3

(22)Date of filing:  24.09.2010
(51)International Patent Classification (IPC): 
F03D 3/00(2006.01)
H02K 7/18(2006.01)
H02G 7/20(2006.01)
(84)Designated Contracting States:
AL AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK EE ES FI FR GB GR HR HU IE IS IT LI LT LU LV MC MK MT NL NO PL PT RO SE SI SK SM TR
Designated Extension States:
BA ME RS

(30)Priority: 28.09.2009 GB 0916959

(71)Applicant: UK Wind Energy Limited
Bridgend Business Centre Bridgend Bridgend CF31 3XJ (GB)

(72)Inventor:
  • Williams, Gerwyn
    Bridgend CF31 3XJ (GB)

(74)Representative: Davies, Gregory Mark 
Urquhart-Dykes & Lord LLP 7th Floor, Churchill House Churchill Way
Cardiff CF10 2HH
Cardiff CF10 2HH (GB)

  


(54)Electricity generation


(57) A renewable energy source causes movement of a conductor arrangement within a magnetic field set up by the flow of electricity along an electricity transmission line. The energy generation apparatus comprises a generation conductor arrangement in which an electric current is induced, a rotor for mounting the generation conductor arrangement and mounting means for mounting the rotor enabling the generation conductor to be positioned within the magnetic field set up by the flow of electricity along an electricity transmission line.







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