Power Generation: Baseload, Mid-Merit, Peaking

World Energy Day today and power generation is yet another sector adhering to the 70-20-10 Rule. Described in the article “Sensible”, “(Philippines) Energy Secretary Al Cusi did the most sensible thing to ensure energy sufficiency at the lowest cost to the consumer. He altered the energy-mix formula drastically guided by the need to meet the country’s long-term energy needs.”

  • 70% Baseload capacity
  • 20% Mid-Merit capacity
  • 10% Peaking generation facilities

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