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common reference to an electricity distribution and/or transmission system

NOTE 1 "Electric power network" refers to a grid

a) microgrid

grid isolated from other grids and that is intended to serve only for the distribution of electricity

NOTE 2 A typical microgrid has a total load of less than 100 kVA and is supplied by micropower systems or micropower stations

NOTE 3 A microgrid usually serves villages and is supplied by fossil-fuel generators and/or renewable energy generators

b) utility grid

grid for which an electrical utility is responsible

TC/SC:82Terms     Info     Publications
Published in:IEC 61836, ed. 2.0 (2007-12) Terms     Info
Reference number:3.3.27

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