plant factor

plant factor

[′plant ‚fak·tər]
(electricity)
The ratio of the average power load of an electric power plant to its rated capacity. Also known as capacity factor.
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These plants will generate at least 201 GWh annually of energy output at 76-78% plant factor and results in 100% of households in Shargarthang and Staqchan villages have newly established connections to the local power grid.
The plant factor -- the ratio of the average power load of a plant to its rated capacity -- is about 15 per cent for solar power and 11 per cent for wind compared with 90 per cent for fossil fuels.
The project will generate annual energy 3,436 GWh with plant factor of 54.
They stressed upon IPPs and WAPDA to take steps for activating all idle power plants along with their better maintenance to achieve 70-80% plant factor.
It is a two-loop pressurised water reactor, The plant is designed for a life span of 40 years at an average plant factor of 70 per cent.
3 cents/Kwh, calculated at 60 per cent plant factor and paid on monthly basis, and an energy price of 2.
5/kwh has been calculated on an annual plant factor of 60%.
An IRR of 18% is assured in Hub Project on 60% plant factor which can increase to 23% at 75% plant factor.
fixed the annual plant factor of 60 to 65 per cent for ensuring return and debt servicing as well as all operation and maintenance cost.
6 paisa per unit at 60 per cent plant factor and paisa 97.
Implementation agreement for assured purchase of at least 60 per cent plant factor.
Thirdly, the Hub River thermal project will produce nearly 6791 GWHs (Million Kilowatt Hours) annually for the power system at 60 per cent plant factor.