nonutility

nonutility

(ˌnɒnjuːˈtɪlətɪ)
n
formal a lack of utility; uselessness
adj
(of clothes and other items) of more than basic quality, not merely of the quality needed for utility
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Supplied by Duke Energy Renewables, it is reportedly the largest nonutility solar photovoltaic power purchase agreement in the U.
Other products that will experience sizeable sales growth through 2017 include molded case circuit breakers, nonutility transformers, and power circuit breakers, supported by expansion of the industrial and nonutility generator market.
of New Orleans said third-quarter net income rose 19 percent and announced that it would spin off its nonutility nuclear business in the Northeast next year.
These technologies made it possible for investment-shy utilities and the rapidly emerging nonutility generators--which produce power for the wholesale market--to build 500- to 750-megawatt modern, efficient, gas-powered electricity plants (by comparison, a modern coal-fired plant is typically in the 400- to 1,000-megawatt range, although larger units have been built).
Until the 1990s, most electric power generation and fuel use data could be meaningfully categorized into electric utilities and nonutility power producers.
Commercial and industrial consumers were categorized as nonutility power producers or as those excluding nonutility power producers.
A number of these holding companies owned, or were owned by, large nonutility companies such as electric equipment contractors.
In addition, summaries are provided for three of these consensuses: recognition of special assessments and obligations of tax increment financing entities and revenue recognition for freight carriers and nonutility generators.
These moves came despite the company's concern over a new rule that, if enacted, could ultimately lead to the divestment of Pacific's nonutility operations, including its Thrifty drug store chain.
4 billion, publicly traded holding company with utility and nonutility subsidiaries.