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Glossary

ENload 
electrical component that converts electrical energy into a form of useful energy and only operates when voltage is applied

NOTE See also IEV 151-15-15

a) load current

(Symbol: IL) (Unit: A)

electric current supplied to a load by a PV system

b) load power

(Symbol: PL) (Unit: W)

electric power supplied to a load by a PV system

c) load voltage

(Symbol: VL) (Unit: V)

voltage supplied across the terminals of a load by a PV system

d) negative load

as seen from the utility, a type of load in which electric energy supplied by a generating system flows into a utility distribution system


TC/SC:82Terms     Info     Publications
Published in:IEC 61836, ed. 2.0 (2007-12) Terms     Info
Reference number:3.4.39

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