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What is the typical requirement for spare capacity above the expected load on Electrical Equipment?

asked Jun 21, 2014 in Operations by wangroc (3,280 points)
What is the typical requirement for spare capacity above the expected load on Electrical Equipment on an offshore facility?

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answered Jun 21, 2014 by aodai (1,960 points)
The common industry practice is to use 10% contingency for High Voltage (in the range of 65 MW) and 20% for Low Voltage users at maximum site atmospheric conditions (conservative approach).
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