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FUEL SAVER MODE [1 record]

Record 1 2007-04-26

English

Subject field(s)
  • Environmental Economics
  • Energy Transformation
  • Wind Energy
DEF

The operation of a wind generator in which the power produced is used to displace conventional fuels at a utility power plant.

Key term(s)
  • fuel saver mode

French

Domaine(s)
  • Économie environnementale
  • Transformation de l'énergie
  • Énergie éolienne
DEF

Fonctionnement d'une éolienne dont l'énergie produite permet de remplacer le combustible classique utilisé dans une centrale électrique.

OBS

Si la Belgique dispose de 3 500 éoliennes produisant 2 MW chacune, soit 7 000 MW, tant que le vent souffle, l'économie en combustibles est de 7 000 MW électrique et, selon le rendement des centrales thermiques, 21 000 MW thermiques ou plus.

Spanish

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