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English translation: base load / semi-base load

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French term or phrase:base/semi-base
English translation:base load / semi-base load
Entered by: Anna Kiff
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15:31 Sep 11, 2006
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Tech/Engineering - Energy / Power Generation
French term or phrase: base/semi-base
"Le MWh issu d’une centrale thermique à charbon pulvérisé revient 30 % moins cher en base que celui d’une centrale à gaz en cycles combinés. Les coûts sont égaux en semi-base"

Explanation:
"La base correspond à un fonctionnement régulier tout au long de l’année, la semi-base à un fonctionnement suivant davantage les périodes de forte demande."
Anna Kiff
Local time: 09:23
base load / semi-base load
Explanation:
see:

Nuclear Energy Agency Country Profiles - France
The report found that current French production is at least adequate to cover base load and semi-base load demand up to 2010. It proposes that renewable ...
www.nea.fr/html/general/profiles/france.html
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Claire Cox
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:23
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3 +2base load / semi-base load
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base load / semi-base load


Explanation:
see:

Nuclear Energy Agency Country Profiles - France
The report found that current French production is at least adequate to cover base load and semi-base load demand up to 2010. It proposes that renewable ...
www.nea.fr/html/general/profiles/france.html


Claire Cox
United Kingdom
Local time: 08:23
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