Reserve margin, reserve capacity

英文Reserve margin, reserve capacity

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(1)A measure of available capacity over and above the capacity needed to meet normal peak demand levels. (2)A producer’s capacity to generate more energy than the system normally requires. For a transmission company, it refers to the capacity of the transmission infrastructure to handle additional energy transport if demand levels rise beyond expected peak levels. (3)Regulatory bodies usually require producers and transmission facilities to maintain a constant reserve margin of 10-20% of normal capacity as insurance against breakdowns in part of the system, or sudden increases in energy demand



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