As the energy market restructures into a significantly more competitive industry, many companies are considering distributed (DG) as a part of a new customer-focused corporate strategy. Energy companies can use DG to retain existing customers or to capture new retail markets otherwise unavailable to utility providers. End-users can implement DG for standby power, combined heat and power, peak shaving, grid support, and as a stand-alone power.Such facilities provide electricity very quickly. ... Sussex installed a 1 , 250 kW Cummins Onan PowerCommand generator. ... The companya#39;s electric service peaks are about 1 MW, which can be as much as 5% to 7% of Sussexa#39;s entire load.
|Author||:||Ann Chambers, Barry Schnoor, Stephanie Hamilton|
|Publisher||:||PennWell Books - 2001-01-01|