Blog Posts on Utility

Dispatch & Redispatch?

What are Dispatch & Redispatch? Definition The term ‘dispatch’ refers to resource planning at a power plant by the plant’s operator. ’Redispatch’ refers to a short-term change in how a power plant is utilized. This request comes at the behest of a transmission system operator to prevent bottlenecks in the grid. Dispatch Dispatch exists to achieve the most More… (Published: 13. February 2019 by Nils Quak)
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Utility frequency

What does utility frequency mean? Definition It is well-know that household alternating current (AC) in Germany and Europe has a frequency of 50 Hertz (Hz), while other parts of the world run on 60 Hz. What is less known is that this utility frequency (also known as mains frequency or grid frequency) also provides information about the ratio of electricity generation More… (Published: 13. February 2019 by Nils Quak)
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