peak load


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peak load

the maximum load on an electrical power-supply system

peak load

[′pēk ‚lōd]
(electricity)
The maximum instantaneous load or the maximum average load over a designated interval of time. Also known as peak power.
(engineering)
The maximum quantity of a specified material to be carried by a conveyor per minute in a specified period of time.

peak load

The maximum load carried by a device, system, or structure over a designated time period.
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Costly fuel is used during the peak period for meeting high peak load.
By launching the Peak Load campaign, DEWA informs customers about ways to contribute to reducing the load on the power-generation system by using electrical devices during off-peak hours.
DEWA is urging Dubai residents to limit the use of household appliances between peak load hours of 12pm-6pm
Avoid using electrical appliances and devices during the peak load hours between 12-5 pm.
The purpose of the self-generation incentive is a peak reduction program; anything that reduces peak load helps the state out,'' said Howard Green, SGIP manager for Southern California Edison.
PLN has offered price discount for large industrial consumers of electricity for consumption during non peak load time aiming at encouraging consumers to reduce consumption at peak load time The rate of discount is to be set by PLN The change in the consumption from peak load to non peak load time will enable PLN to reduce the price of power as it will be able to stop the operation of high cost generating facilities.
REU was one of several distributors selected by TVA to participate in a direct load control project for peak load reduction.
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Air-conditioning represents as much as 60 per cent of the peak load consumption.
Dubai: Residents are urged to switch off all non-essential home appliances and rationalise the use of electricity during peak hours between 12 noon and 6pm as part of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority's (Dewa) Peak Load campaign.
New Technology Expands Demand Management Beyond Peak Load Reduction