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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Right now, solar energy is not considered a base load and is utilised only during peak load hours.
Department of Energy Secretary Rick Perrys decision to initiate a study of the nations electric grid, specifically examining the impact regulatory burdens have had on base load power sources, as well as the importance of fuel diversity in ensuring grid reliability.
Last month (May's E-Saving Tip #64) we talked about the base load for hydraulic machines; for older hydraulic machines, this is an average of 75% of the total load.
As there is no way of controlling the torque produced by a wind turbine, if the wind blows at night, when our demand is at its lowest, just hovering at base load, it is more economical to disconnect wind power, r and use the surplus steam that has already been created, than start modulating base load stations, wasting even more energy.
For example, the boiler has a minimum 100kW output value but the current system base load is at 50kW.
Saudi Arabia will need 40 gigawatts (GW) of base load power by 2030 which could be met by nuclear plants, a senior official from the King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy said recently.
IN his letter on tidal power Mr Nick Smyth, in discussing the obviously major requirement for replacement base load power stations, appears to believe that tidal generators can replace them.
As we discussed in last month's column, your plant's "energy fingerprint" is composed of the base load and the process load.
Most important of all is the question of maintaining the reliability of our base load electricity.
The power plant will generate base load electricity and heat for Camp Pendleton's Bachelor Enlisted Quarters and mess hall.
The auction went smoothly, with bidding for base load capacity closing after seven rounds with 550 MWq awarded (91.
One of the main reasons for this is the base load of these machines.

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