reserve capacity


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reserve capacity

Etymology: L, reservare, to save; Gk, aer
the volume of air that can be exhaled with maximum effort after completion of a normal expiration. Also called reserve air, supplemental air.

reserve capacity

(1) Expiratory reserve volume, see there.
(2) Inspiratory reserve volume, see there.
(3) Residual volume, see there.
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Together with Bandanna's already existing 2 Mtpa reserve capacity rights, the aggregate 8 Mtpa reserve capacity rights significantly improves the likelihood for Bandanna securing port allocation as part of WICET Stage 2.
The officials have mentioned that by applying new technologies such as gas injection and choosing the best technical and economic exploitation methods, the expected reserve capacity of the fields has been increased.
The justification for reserve capacity has been discussed above.
Another problem is the tendency of wind farms to deliver "spiky" power to a distribution grid, which requires that the grid maintain reserve capacity ready to spin up to fill in the intermittent outages of wind power.
The project, to be developed in phases to a capacity of 9,000 megawatt of power and 720 million gallons of water per day, is delayed by one year after potential contractors sought more time and Dewa had enough reserve capacity.
The Open Seasons will allow potential customers to reserve capacity on proposed transmission lines using a FERC-approved methodology to ensure fairness and non-discriminatory access.
IP said it benefited from selling forward capacity at Rugeley and Deeside at higher prices while First Hydro gained from higher demand for reserve capacity.
The company said it benefited from selling forward capacity at Deeside and Rugeley at higher prices last year, while First Hydro gained from higher demand for reserve capacity.
The reserve capacity required for the compensation of deviations in load demand from the expected values depends on the random character of deviations in load demand and on the models and methods of load forecasting.
With online data growth of between 40% and 75% annually, this process enables the recovery of enough reserve capacity to handle the growth of high-performance business applications for several years.
Comments by OPEC President Purnomo Yusgiantoro, who is also Indonesia's oil minister, suggesting that OPEC not have enough reserve capacity to increase output, also helped push oil prices higher, dealers said.
Whereas adults have the reserve capacity to withstand a month or more with limited iodine intake, a fetus or infant can be harmed much more rapidly due to the reliance of the developing brain on adequate thyroid hormone levels.

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