NET ENERGY FOR SYSTEM - A term used in Federal Energy Regulatory Commission reports and comprising:
The net generation by the system's own plants, plus
Energy received from others (exclusive of receipts for borderline customers), less
Energy delivered for resale to those Class I and II systems which obtain a part of their power
supply from sources other than this company's system, plus
Energy received for borderline customers, less
Energy delivered for resale to all systems other than those specified in Item 3 preceding.
NET GENERATING STATION CAPABILITY - See CAPABILITY, NET GENERATING STATION.
NET GENERATION - See GENERATION, ELECTRIC - NET.
NET PLANT CAPABILITY - See CAPABILITY, NET GENERATING STATION.
NUCLEAR ENERGY - Energy produced in the form of heat during the fission process in a nuclear reactor. When released in sufficient and controlled quantity, this heat energy may be used to produce steam to drive a turbine-generator and thus be converted to electrical energy.
NUCLEAR (ATOMIC) FUEL - Material containing fissionable materials of such composition and enrichment that when placed in a nuclear reactor will support a self-sustaining fission chain reaction and produce heat in a controlled manner for process use.
PRIME MOVER - The engine, turbine, water wheel, or similar machine which drives an electric generator.
PUBLIC STREET AND HIGHWAY LIGHTING - A customer, sales, and revenue classification covering electric energy supplied and services rendered for the purposes of lighting streets, highways, parks, and other public places, or for traffic or other signal service, for municipalities or other divisions or agencies of federal or state governments.
PUBLICLY OWNED ELECTRIC UTILITIES (GOVERNMENT-OWNED ELECTRIC UTILITIES AND AGENCIES) - When used in statistical tables to indicate class of ownership, it includes municipally-owned
electric systems and federal and state public power projects.
Cooperatives are not included in this grouping.
RESERVE CAPACITY - See CAPACITY.
RESIDENTIAL - A customer, sales, or revenue classification covering electric energy supplied for residential (household) purposes. The classification of an individual customer's account where the use is both residential and commercial is based on principal use.
RURAL - A rate classification covering electric energy supplied to rural and farm customers under distinct rural rates. See CLASSES OF ELECTRIC SERVICE.
SALES FOR RESALE - A customer, sales, and revenue classification covering electric energy supplied (except under interchange agreements) to other electric utilities or to public authorities for resale or distribution. Includes sales for resale to cooperatives, municipalities, and federal and state electric agencies.
SERVICE AREA - Territory in which a utility system is required or has the right to supply electric service to ultimate customers.