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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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Genalta Power Inc declared that it is nailing down a multi-year power purchase agreement with Husky Energy in order to generate 18MW of baseload electricity by maximizing benefits from an existing gas field.
This will assure that a new generation of highly safe and more-economical plants which can be built on shorter construction schedules will be commercially available in time to meet the need for new baseload power, Westinghouse said.
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The RFP process will enable Tampa Electric to select the most cost-effective method of providing solid fuel-fired baseload generating capacity that satisfies the company's system reliability and performance standards with either a self-build option or a power purchase option.
South African Energy Minister Dipuo Peters has announced that the Department of Energy (DoE) had obtained concurrence from the National Energy Regulator of South Africa for a ministerial decision paving the way for the purchase of 7 761 MW of baseload capacity from independent power producers (IPPs) through 2025.
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According to GE, the worldwide recognition for this new technology is because of its capability to offer extremely resourceful baseload power, and to mix natural gas with renewable power.
Its operations include baseload, intermediate, peaking, and cogeneration facilities and thermal energy production.
Tri-State has added several small natural gas-fired peaking units in the past few years and a baseload coal-fired generating unit at the Springerville facility in Arizona to accommodate the members' load growth and displace the costlier short-term market power purchases.
If our proposal is accepted, our new IGCC plant will provide much-needed baseload generation to the State of New York, providing jobs and improved environmental quality, while helping the State lead the nation in developing low-carbon baseload technology," said David Crane, NRG President and Chief Executive Officer.