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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Dutch baseload power contracts rise sharply at both the short and far ends of the curve
Genalta stated that the project will lower operating costs for Husky and will comprise a waste heat initiative designed to generate 2MW of the 18MW of baseload.
and making it commercially available by the time utilities need to order new baseload power.
A critical review of industry's more recent achievements in the production of LNG in baseload plants is the main focus of Nexant's new report.
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That plant is a 630-MW Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) facility that would be operational in 2013 on the site of the existing Polk Power Station, a state-of-the-art 250-MW baseload IGCC facility in Polk County, Florida.
The baseload decision contained the potential of increased power imports, mainly from hydro-electric schemes in the Southern Africa region.
However, load growth has not abated and Tri-State is clearly in need of additional baseload resources to meet future power demand and to offset the increasing electricity market purchases.
Its operations include baseload, intermediate, peaking, and cogeneration facilities, thermal energy production and energy resource recovery facilities.
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Balancing the region's resource mix through more baseload generators with low marginal production costs can help control electric energy costs and price volatility.
17% of baseload generating capacity will be decommissioned by 2010 and 36% by 2020, as coal and nuclear plants are closed down