Method and system for harnessing energy from moving ice

Jaakko Heinonen (Inventor), Kari Kolari (Inventor), Lasse Makkonen (Inventor), Maria Tikanmäki (Inventor)

    Research output: PatentPatent


    According to an example aspect of the present invention, there is provided a system for harnessing energy from moving ice, the system comprising a first part configured to move into a first direction under pressure caused by moving ice at least until an ice compression strength is reached and to subsequently move into a second direction, and a second part configured to transform kinetic energy of a cyclic motion of the first part into electric energy.

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    Original languageEnglish
    Patent numberEP3704373
    IPCF03G 7/ 00 A I
    Priority date18/10/18
    Publication statusPublished - 9 Sept 2020
    MoE publication typeH1 Granted patent


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