baseload

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baseload

[′bās‚lōd]
(electricity)
Minimum load of a power generator over a given period of time.
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In 2007, Babcock & Brown acquired the Celanese Plant in Pampa, which it is converting into the Pampa Energy Center, a conventional base load power plant.
Announces Agreement With Wolverine Power for a Potential Base Load Power Plant at Michigan Quarry
GPA's base load power plants on the basis of historical consumption, would burn nearly 3,000,000 barrels of oil a year.
This is the right time for the transition to a fixed-price contract that allows us to provide power at a cost less than other new base load power plants," said Raj Rao, CEO of Indiana Municipal Power Agency and Chairman of the Board for PSGC.