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Load – Defined

The amount of electric power required at a specific time, or over a specific period of time, by a consumer, circuit, or electric company system. Practical info: On a household level, the electric load is the combined total of the energy used by all electrical devices and lights in your home.

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Photo of Laura LanghamLaura LanghamEnergy Conservation Program Manager (919) 515-8474 laura_langham@ncsu.eduAgricultural and Human Sciences - NC State University
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