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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is pushing for the replacement of coal-fired power plants with geothermal plants as base load facilities or those that provide supply round the clock, amid efforts to address risk of climate change from electricity generation.
Despite lifting of Furnace Oil (FO) to meet base load electricity demand, we expect the demand for FO to decline by 14% YoY and its share in the total sales to amount to 19% in Jul-19.
relies heavily on nuclear power for carbon free base load power.
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"Right now, solar energy is not considered a base load and is utilised only during peak load hours.
Chairing a meeting of Cabinet Committee on Energy in Islamabad on Monday, the prime minister said the government has focused on adding base load thermal power projects which shall ensure availability of power throughout the year even during lean periods of Hydro power generation in 2018 and onwards.
Increasing the production volume, therefore, will automatically decrease the SEC because the base load will be amortized over a greater process load and lead to the impression that energy efficiency is improving.
4th) quotes the CEO of the National Grid Steve Holliday as suggesting solar panels on his roof are now base load.
The trade comprising five megawatts (totaling 60 contracts) of German base load Calendar Year 2016 brokered by GFI Brokers Limited, involving Mercuria Energy Trading SA and Freepoint Commodities Europe LLP as the counterparts.
(Vivant), said the power plant, which will have a net capacity of 300 megawatts, will improve the region's energy mix through dependable base load power.
ISO's warnings have led to panic among the region's legislators and bureaucrats--ironic, considering that they and their predecessors supported, promoted and enacted policies that have led us to our current situation--high prices and dwindling base load capacity.
Wind can therefore only supplement those base load generators but cannot replace them.

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