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Greensmith Energy Management Systems Assigned Patent for Controlling Power Plant System

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ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 14 -- Greensmith Energy Management Systems, Herndon, Virginia, has been assigned a patent (No. 10,559,960, initially filed March 5, 2018) developed by Sen Zhang, Herndon, Virginia, for an "apparatus, device and computer implemented method for controlling power plant system."

The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=10,559,960.PN.&OS=PN/10,559,960&RS=PN/10,559,960

The abstract states: "A computer implemented method for controlling a power plant system comprising a photovoltaic power source, an inverter, a DC-to-DC converter, an energy storage and an energy storage manager, the method comprising: receiving target value for AC power to be supplied by the inverter, receiving weather forecast information, energy storage status information and photovoltaic power source parameters, generating forecasted energy flow information for the photovoltaic power source based on the weather information and the photovoltaic power source parameters, comparing the forecasted energy flow information and the energy storage status information, and adjusting the target value for the AC power based on the comparison."

Written by Ranjan Behera; edited by Sudarshan Harpal.

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