Assembly structure and procedure for concrete towers used in wind turbines

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7765766
APP PUB NO 20080040983A1
SERIAL NO

11881665

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Structure and procedure for erecting concrete towers used in wind turbines in which said towers consist of sections, which in turn may each comprise a different number of segments or longitudinal sections. The procedure includes two differentiated cycles, which may take place alongside each other: the pre-assembly of each section of tower and their assembly. The sections may be pre-mounted on bases placed on the ground, with the segment in turn fitted with the help of struts and mechanical clamps. This procedure is extremely versatile in that it makes the best logistic use of the material, resources and requisite assembly times since the assembly procedures for each section can be developed alongside each other in the different wind farm towers, and also greater heights can be achieved than is traditionally possible.

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Patent Owner(s)

Patent OwnerAddressTotal Patents
INNE021 S.L.MADRID, ES3
Inneo21, S.L.MADRID2

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Chueca, Jose Emilio Jimeno Madrid, ES 3 19
Gomez, Miguel Angel Fernandez Madrid, ES 3 19

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* 6443655 Flood barrier 20 2001
* 2005/0166,521 Lattice tower disguised as a monopole 35 2004
* 2005/0072,067 Method for establishing a foundation in particular for a tower of a wind energy plant 16 2004
* 2006/0213,145 Lattice-skin hybrid tower 32 2005
* 2008/0302,038 Method for Erecting a Tower 16 2005
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VALMONT NEWMARK, INC. (1)
* 7343718 Method for making multiple-part concrete pole 18 2004
 
RS TECHNOLOGIES INC. (1)
* 2009/0019,816 Method of modular pole construction and modular pole assembly 12 2006
 
INNE021 S.L. (1)
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VESTAS WIND SYSTEMS A/S (1)
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PROMICOM, INC. (1)
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Monachino, Mosé (1)
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Chicago Bridge & Iron Company (2)
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UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (1)
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Other [Check patent profile for assignment information] (3)
* 8499455 Method of establishing wind power generator using the leading rail 1 2008
* 2010/0199,487 METHOD OF ESTABLISHING WIND POWER GENERATOR USING THE LEADING RAIL 1 2008
* 2012/0042,585 PREFABRICATED WALL ELEMENT FOR TOWER CONSTRUCTION, AND TOWER CONSTRUCTION 1 2010
 
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY (2)
* 2010/0024,311 WIND TURBINE ASSEMBLY WITH TOWER MOUNT 10 2008
* 8511013 Wind turbine tower and system and method for fabricating the same 3 2009
 
IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC. (2)
* 9016012 Wind turbine tower system 2 2012
8881485 Wind turbine tower system 5 2014
 
MECAL APPLIED MECHANICS B.V. (1)
* 2010/0071,301 Mast for a Wind Turbine 13 2008
 
GE RENEWABLE TECHNOLOGIES (1)
* 9523211 Towers 0 2014
 
Tindall Corporation (1)
* 2016/0201,350 TOWER AND METHOD FOR ASSEMBLING TOWER 0 2016
 
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. (1)
* 2011/0138,731 WIND TURBINE GENERATOR AND CONSTRUCTION METHOD FOR WIND TURBINE TOWER 1 2010
 
WOBBEN PROPERTIES GMBH (1)
8844237 Wind power plant and wind power plant tower segment 2 2011
 
Postensa Wind Structures S.A. de C.V. (1)
* 8720161 Mast for a wind turbine 3 2008
 
ACCIONA WINDPOWER, S.A. (1)
9624687 Method for the assembly of frustoconical concrete towers and concrete tower assembled using said method 0 2014
 
CORTINA INNOVATIONS, S.A. DE C.V. (2)
* 8555600 Method for mounting in sections an annular tower for wind power generator, heliostatic power generator or chimney composed from three concrete segments or more 6 2009
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