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Saturday, February 2, 2013

Power Distribution Planning Reference Book - H. Lee Willis

Mar 1 2004 0824748751 978-0824748753 2
Providing more than twice the content of the original edition, this new edition is the premier source on the selection, development, and provision of safe, high-quality, and cost-effective electric utility distribution systems, and it promises vast improvements in system reliability and layout by spanning every aspect of system planning including load forecasting, scheduling, performance, and economics. Responding to the evolving needs of electric utilities, Power Distribution Planning Reference Book presents an abundance of real-world examples, procedural and managerial issues, and engineering and analytical methodologies that are crucial to efficient and enhanced system performance.

Power Distribution Planning Reference Book - H. Lee Willis - Google Books

"Dispatchable generation refers to sources of electricity that can be dispatched at the request of power grid operators, that is, turned on (or off) at on demand.

This should be contrasted with certain types of base load generation capacity, such as nuclear power, which may have limited capability to maneuver or adjust their power output, or intermittent power sources such as wind power which cannot be controlled by operators." --Wikipedia

"This solicitation seeks proposals for power purchase agreements for dispatchable generation resources capable of serving SPS needs on or after January 1, 2012 but no later than May 1, 2013." --Xcel Energy
Mar 31, 2009


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