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Special Area of Conservation
An easily corroded metal rod (usually magnesium) installed in a water tank to protect the less-easily corroded tank material from corroding
A valve that limits system pressure by releasing fluid when a certain safe pressure limit has been reached (same as pressure relief valve)
System Average Interruption Duration Index
The estimated selling price of an asset once it has been fully depreciated.
supervision control and data acquisition
squirrel cage induction generator
Process of identifying the significant issues that should be addressed by an environmental impact assessment.
German regulation speficying connection conditions for onshore wind generation. Part of German renewable energy legislation.
Second grid control mechanism which is able to increase active power output within 15 seconds and is able to maintain the response for a further 30 minutes. It aims at bringing system frequency back to the set-point value. Also known as secondary frequency control.
Energy that has been extracted/generated from another primary energy source; examples of secondary energy include electricity or biogas.
Reserve available after 5 minutes
"The process through which an issuer creates a financial instrument by combining other financial assets and then marketing different tiers of the repackaged instruments to investors. The process can encompass any type of financial asset and promotes liquidity in the marketplace.
1.(supply) Security of a power system refers to the degree of risk associated with its ability to survive imminent disturbances (contingencies) without interruption of customer service
A special coating applied to a surface to improve the radiation absorption, reflection and emission properties of the surface
A material that has a limited capacity for conducting electricity. The silicon used to make PV cells is a semiconductor.
Borrowed money that a company must repay first if it goes out of business.
Loss or damage due to faulty design, defective material or casting, bad workmanship other than faults in erection arising out of the same cause to machines or equipment of the same type or design.