Hydroelectric spill generation


Hydroelectric spill generation
  Hydroelectric generation in existence prior to January 1, 1998, that has no storage capacity and that, if backed down, would spill. This term also refers to a hydro resource that has exceeded or has inadequate storage capacity and is spilling, even though generators are operating at full capacity.
  California Energy Comission. Dictionary of Energy Terms

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