Theft detection and prevention in a power generation system

  • US 9,869,701 B2
  • Filed: 12/24/2014
  • Issued: 01/16/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/26/2009
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method, comprising:

  • receiving a first impedance value associated with at least one direct current (DC) power source and measured based on a first signal applied to a DC power line of the at least one DC power source;

    storing the first impedance value;

    receiving a second impedance value associated with the at least one DC power source and measured based on a second signal applied to the DC power line of the at least one DC power source;

    comparing the stored first impedance value to the second impedance value; and

    determining whether to transmit an alert based on the comparing.

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