load leveling

load leveling

[′lōd ‚lev·ə·liŋ]
(electricity)
A method for reducing the large fluctuations that occur in electricity demand, for example by storing excess electricity during periods of low demand for use during periods of high demand.
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The tests indicated that by applying an engine/generator as the prime power source, a high voltage battery pack for short term load leveling and brake event energy storage to military vehicles, the Army could not only have on-board power generating capabilities, but also additional capabilities to recover braking energy, improve fuel economy, reduce emissions, and provide silent mobility for stealth, while increasing survivability and improving soldier mobility and performance.
Repair Management Dispatch, which helps dispatch management by increasing capture-rates through features, such as assignment tracking and load leveling.
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The VRB-ESS is particularly well suited to load leveling (peak shaving), electrical power arbitrage, grid stability enhancements, capital deferment and Remote Area Power Supply (RAPS) applications.
Industrial markets include network power applications such as telecommunications systems, fuel-cell load leveling, electric utilities, railroads, photovoltaic (solar-power related) and uninterruptible power supply (UPS), and motive-power applications including lift trucks, mining and other commercial vehicles.
The QX56 is designed to provide luxury on a grand scale, with eight-passenger seating (seven-passenger with 2nd row captain's chairs), standard features such as leather-appointed seating and DVD-based navigation system, advanced technology and a powerful V8 engine and an independent rear suspension (IRS) with load leveling - which contributes to the QX56's comfortable, composed ride quality.
The VRB is a technology that effectively stores and delivers electricity on demand, improves power reliability, power quality and reduces costs associated with applications for load leveling, peak shaving, and the supply of essential Uninterruptible Power Systems.