Adjective "baseload" definition and examples

(Baseload may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈbeɪsləʊd/

Definitions and examples

noun

The permanent minimum load that a power supply system is required to deliver.
  1. 'So we'd still need more coal plants to provide reliable baseload supply.'
  2. 'Even so, Tyree says that the overall cost of landfill-gas-generated electricity will be competitive with other baseload options.'
  3. 'In the short span of a few years Central Australia has flipped from being in the sights of British Nuclear Fuels to becoming a potential generator of baseload electricity for future generations of Australians.'
  4. 'Phase one of this two-story, 45,000-square-foot facility will feature a combined heat and natural power system that will provide baseload power, as well as steam, high-temperature water and chilled water.'
  5. 'But for the foreseeable future, expansion of baseload power generation for most countries comes down to a choice between coal and nuclear energy.'
  6. 'But they are still a niche compared with, for example, baseload power generation for the wider grid.'
  7. 'They seem serious, and as you know, it is our baseload plant for the Midwest.'
  8. 'So in the long-term, we can achieve a green mix of hydro and wind supplying baseload, with peak ‘firming’ and dry-year generation supplied by geothermal and coal.'
  9. 'On Earthbeat two weeks ago, we looked at the solar thermal technology developed at the University of Sydney that has the potential to compete with baseload electricity from coal in the future.'
  10. 'Candu reactors offer a safe, reliable sources of baseload electricity and are a proven solution to the problem of climate change.'

More definitions

1. the constant or permanent load on a power supply.

More examples(as adjective)

"units can be baseload."

"supplies can be baseload."

"prices can be baseload."

"generations can be baseload."

"plants can be baseload."

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Origin

(base load)