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English translation: free power plant

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German term or phrase:frei (re-posting) in electricity generation
English translation:free power plant
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14:34 Sep 7, 2001
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German term or phrase: frei (re-posting) in electricity generation
Thanks to those of you who answered this the first time, (frei Kraftwerke and frei Kessel), but I have a dictionary that says in electric generation "frei" means "open" and also "transient". All the answerers said "free" and now I'm more mixed up than ever.
Parrot
Spain
Local time: 07:02
free power plant
Explanation:
I didn't see your first question, but looking at your context, frei Kraftwerk, frei Kessel are similar to incoterms (e.g., FOB - free on board). In other words, the price quoted for the oil or coal or whatever is used to generate the power is delivered to the power plant (or to the boiler) already includes the delivery charge or (less likely) the delivery is free.

Brennstoffpreise frei Kraftwerk werden abgestimmt.
www.ier.uni-stuttgart.de/extern/forum/meeting/atreffen/2_3/ 2_3_prot.htm

... und hier insbesondere das Verhältnis von Erdgas- zu Kohlepreis frei Kraftwerk haben erhebliche Auswirkungen auf die Entwicklung des Kraftwerksparks und dessen ...
www.oeko.de/bereiche/energie/klim-bawue/afta-comment.htm

Hope this makes sense!
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Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 22:02
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Thanks, it was the confusing leads that got me on the wrong track. The simpler, the better.
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free power plant


Explanation:
I didn't see your first question, but looking at your context, frei Kraftwerk, frei Kessel are similar to incoterms (e.g., FOB - free on board). In other words, the price quoted for the oil or coal or whatever is used to generate the power is delivered to the power plant (or to the boiler) already includes the delivery charge or (less likely) the delivery is free.

Brennstoffpreise frei Kraftwerk werden abgestimmt.
www.ier.uni-stuttgart.de/extern/forum/meeting/atreffen/2_3/ 2_3_prot.htm

... und hier insbesondere das Verhältnis von Erdgas- zu Kohlepreis frei Kraftwerk haben erhebliche Auswirkungen auf die Entwicklung des Kraftwerksparks und dessen ...
www.oeko.de/bereiche/energie/klim-bawue/afta-comment.htm

Hope this makes sense!

Ulrike Lieder
Local time: 22:02
Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in pair: 3525
Grading comment
Thanks, it was the confusing leads that got me on the wrong track. The simpler, the better.

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Maya Jurt: YES: Mats already said so.
16 mins

agree  Ulla Haufe: yes, what you found means 'open circuit'. 'disconnect' frei is used in different ways for very different purposes
50 mins

agree  Johanna Timm, PhD
2 hrs

agree  Hans-Henning Judek
6 hrs
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