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What is energy conservation equipment?

Energy conservation means a reduction in energy usage of an energy service. Devices which load a significant amount of energy saving by reducing the usage on their installation in the system can be termed as energy conservation

Factors of the cogeneration system

Following various factors of the cogeneration system as: Electrical load matching : In the base electrical load matching, size of cogeneration plant is chosen to fulfill minimum demand curve. The remaining power need is satisfied by purchasing

What is flat demand tariff

Flat demand tariff this is one of the oldest tariff schemes of charging the consumption. In olden days, electricity application was very limited such as lighting i.e lamp loads. The time duration for which these lamps are

What is cogeneration system?

A cogeneration system is a single, integrated system in which many forms of useful energy are simultaneously generated mostly electrical and thermal using single sources of fuel. A cogeneration system is also called as combined heat and

Types of tariffs and trade barriers

Types of tariffs There are various types of tariffs followed: Flat demand tariff Simple tariff Flat rate tariff Block rate tariff Two part tariff Fixed charge Variable charge Three part tariff Fixed charge Semi fixed charge Variable

What is the flat rate tariff?

When different types of consumers are charged at different uniform per unit rates, it is said to be flat rate tariff. In this type, the consumers are grouped into different classes. Each class is charged at the

Public electricity supplier (PES)

As well as setting network tariffs, the Commission sets tariffs for the public electricity supplier (PES) on an annual basis. Regulation 31 of S.I. 445 of 2001 requires that the Commission set regulated supply tariffs for customers

What is tariff structure?

The electric rate is the price you pay per unit of electricity to your energy utility or retailer. The electricity tariff (or rate) structure is the combination of rates, additional charges, and other rules that determine how

History of Cogeneration

Introduction At the beginning of the twentieth century, steam was the main source of mechanical power. However, as electricity became more controllable, many small “powerhouses” that produced steam realized they could also produce and use electricity, and

Objectives of tariff system

There are objectives in tariff system as: Equal distribution of cost : The most important objectives of the tariff are the fairly equal distribution of the cost of energy supply to different classes of users. Charges to
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