base load

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base load

n
(Electronics) the more or less constant part of the total load on an electrical power-supply system. Compare peak load
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base load

n (Elec) → Grundlast f, → Grundbelastung f
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'The people of Zamboanga City and nearby areas can look forward to a state-of-the-art baseload power plant right here in the city to provide safe, reliable and affordable electricity,' he said.
With Zamboanga's power supply now at a wobbly state, it has been noted that this propounded capacity addition "will play a crucial role in providing baseload power to Zamboanga City and stabilizing power supply in the Zamboanga peninsula."
Alsons Power said the plant would provide baseload power to Zamboanga City and nearby areas.
SureSource fuel cells are a clean energy solution for the need for baseload power, as power is made continuously, positioning them as a perfect complement to the intermittent power sources of wind and solar.
Aside from threatening thousands of highly skilled jobs, reducing the proportion of baseload power supplied by nuclear would also have a negative impact on air quality, climate and human health.
Espinosa said the electricity distribution giant was 'joining the inexorable shift to renewable energy and the adoption of sustainable practices' even as it continued to push for 'clean coal' for its array of baseload power plants.
As energy economist Jonathan Lesser argued in these pages ("The High Cost of LowValue Wind Power," Spring 2013), those lower prices reduce the returns to traditional baseload coal and nuclear generation.
It is likely that with the share of variable renewable energy increasing substantially, nuclear generation will need to be flexible beyond its traditional baseload operation mode.
According to DOE Secretary Rick Perry, FERC-approved wholesale markets are not necessarily pricing resiliency attributes of traditional baseload generation adequately.
We will always need to generate a baseload. Just as the wind does not always blow, you will never be able to guarantee security of stored supply.
Again, regardless of what some keep telling you, we have baseload gas demand markets that are continually growing: gas for electricity, gas for industrial use, gas for LNG export to the world, gas for piped export to Mexico and Canada.