Definition: On-Peak

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On-Peak

Those hours or other periods defined by NAESB business practices, contract, agreements, or guides as periods of higher electrical demand.[1]

Wikipedia Definition

Peak demand is an historically high point in the sales record of a particular product. In terms of energy use, peak demand describes a period of simultaneous, strong consumer demand.


Also Known As
peak load
Related Terms
demandpeak demandsmart grid
References
  1. Glossary of Terms Used in Reliability Standards


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