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May refer to: 1) Speed, 2) Normal to a surface 3) lifetime of the project
Ability of a power system to continue its unrestricted operation in case of failure of any one component.
The nacelle of a wind turbine contains the gear box and the generator. It is mounted at the top of the tower.
Nationally Appropriate Mitigation Action
sodium nickel chloride
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Natura 2000 Site
Designated European sites that constitute Natura 2000 network of protected sites for habitats and species across the EU. They are defined in combination of Special Areas of Conservation and Special Protection Areas.
National Designated Authority
Nationally Determined Contribution
Distributed generation is sometimes seen as negative load, as it reduces the load on a feeder.
A tort involving failure to use a degree of care considered reasonable under a given set of circumstances. Acts of either omission or commission, or both, may constitute negligence.
North American Electric Reliability Corporation
net calorific value
The amount of heat released by a unit weight or unit volume of a substance during complete combustion. Lower than gross calorific value. For most combustion processes, the net calorific value is the relevant parameter.
A company's total cash minus total liabilities when discussing financial statements. Net cash is commonly used in evaluating a company's cash flow. More generally, net cash can refer to the amount of cash remaining after a transaction has been completed and all charges and deductions related to the transaction have been subtracted. (Syn. net cash flow).
Net metering allows residential and commercial customers who generate their own electricity from renewable power to feed electricity they do not use back into the grid, and to obtain credits for it.
net operating income
The net operating income equals all annual costs minus the annual revenue. The initial investment costs are not included in the net operating income.
net present value
NPV - the net present value or net present worth (NPW) is defined as the sum of the present values (PVs) of incoming and outgoing cash flows over a period of time.
"The physical structure of an electrical grid.