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capacity factor

[kəpas′itē]
Etymology: L, capacitas + factum, to make
the ratio of the elution volume of a substance to the void volume in the column.
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The 79-MW Black Dog ST 3 had the second-highest capacity factor in January 2014, with 82.
Capacity factors Merrimack Units 1 and 2, which have traditionally been above 90 percent, are expected to decline to less than 50 percent in 2012, while the capacity factors for Schiller Units 4 and 6, which were at 80 percent in 2008, are expected to fall to 25 percent in 2012.
First we will have to estimate the capacity factor of a particular turbine generator used in an expected wind environment.
Capacity factor incorporates the design specifications and availability with the facility's operation and maintenance program for the facility.
Favorably, the capacity factor for the ammonia plant through July remains high at 90%, higher than the 77% average for the prior three years.
It features the same proven performance and reliability with an even greater capacity factor while also increasing the AEP of GE's product offerings.
Through 2007, the monthly capacity factors are calculated as the monthly nuclear electricity net generation divided by the maximum possible nuclear electricity net generation for that month.
Executive chairman of NREA Mohamed Salah El-Sobky said a MoU will be signed with Acwa Power to establish solar and wind electricity plants in the West Nile area, in addition to three plants the company is implementing under its a renewable energy enhancement programme that will have a capacity factor of 150 MW.
Nepra has increased the plant capacity factor to 38.
90 per cent capacity factor against its long-term average capacity factor of 64 per cent.
Our ongoing investment in this new generation of powerful and reliable wind turbines further improves yield in all wind conditions by delivering a capacity factor increase of between 8 and 15 per cent across the various wind classes.
The fleet also achieved an average capacity factor of 93.

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