Firm capacity, firm energy, nonfirm energy, firm power

英文Firm capacity, firm energy, nonfirm energy, firm power

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(1)The amount of energy available for production or transmission that can be (and in many cases must be) guaranteed to be available at a given time. Firm energy refers to the actual energy guaranteed to be available. Nonfirm energy refers to all available energy above and beyond firm energy. (2)Firm energy is often available at substantial discounts over nonfirm energy sold on the spot market. Energy producers such as hydroelectric plants and wind farms may have nonfirm energy available due to unexpected weather or seasonal conditions. (3)The meaning of firm power depends on the context in which it is used, and may have different meanings to different parties. It can be synonymous with firm energy, mean capacity to provide firm energy, or both



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