Life extension


Life extension
  Restoration or refurbishment of a plant to its original performance without the installation of new combustion technologies. Life extension results in 10 to 20 years of plant life beyond the anticipated retirement date, but usually does not result in larger capacity.
  U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration's Energy Glossary
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  A term used to describe capital expenses which reduce operating and maintenance costs associated with continued operation of electric utility boilers. Such boilers usually have a 40 year operating life under normal circumstances.
  California Energy Comission. Dictionary of Energy Terms

Energy terms . 2014.

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