CMNA Power, LLC
AND METHOD FOR HARNESSING WIND POWER AT VARIABLE ALTITUDES
AND METHOD FOR ALTERING DRAG AND LIFT FORCES ON A WIND CAPTURING STRUCTURE
(WO/2010/017495) SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR HARNESSING WIND POWER AT VARIABLE
PDF of initial application
CMNA Power, LLC
Texas LLC in January 2008.
Wind energy tech in July 2007.
Six staff and several regular consultants.
Craig Varrichio, president and Lead Designer.
University of Texas, Austin
Mark Landry, VP and Lead Analyst
Anthony Varrichio, VP and Lead Engineer. EE for 30 years. Eight patents.
Eleven patents pending.
Chad Harper, Business Development Associate.
"Developing non-turbine wind power technology"
"developing a high-altitude wind energy system."
- The Austin Technology Incubator, a not-for-profit arm of The
University of Texas at Austin, admitted as a member company, CMNA Power,
developers of a wind power technology: a low cost, low capital equipment
solution designed to capture high altitude wind.
- Patent application title: SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR HARNESSING WIND
POWER AT VARIABLE ALTITUDES
Inventors: Craig Varrichio Mark Landry Anthony Varrichio
Agents: HULSEY IP INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAWYERS, P.C.
Assignees: CMNA POWER
Origin: AUSTIN, TX US
IPC8 Class: AF03D500FI
USPC Class: 290 55
Patent application number: 20100032956
- Groundgen method, yo-yo method,
Craig Varrichio, Mark Landry, Anthony
Varrichio, Chad Harper
design, bolo configuration, sheath that can slide, mechanisms that could
be used in the sheath, disengaged (outbound), engaged (retraction), wind
capturing structure (kite), outbound travel speed, inbound speed, alter
kite area, reorienting the kite, outbound speed, line weight, kite weight,
wind power for an area, fault line, set of safety concerns, emergency
winding, robust vertical axis with fully circular spool, release rate,
clutch, flywheel, area around the system, winding structure, retractor,
velocity controller, drag controller, power-producing cycle,