Understanding Today's Electricity Business

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Understanding Today's Electricity Business


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  • 1. 
    Demand reflects the ____________ amount of work required to perform the function desired.
    • A. 

      Instantaneous

    • B. 

      Necessary

    • C. 

      Regular

    • D. 

      Historical

  • 2. 
    Many vertically-integrated utilities are being forced to separate into distinct G__________, T_________, D_________ and R_________ service companies. (Please enter all four words seperating by comma's)
  • 3. 
    And in order for this electricity to be supplied to the bulb, 60 watts of _______________ must be available at the generator and along the entire path between the bulb and the _______________ _________.
    • A. 

      Capacity, generation source

    • B. 

      Usage, transmission lines

    • C. 

      Demand, supplier

    • D. 

      Capacity, transmission lines

  • 4. 
    1 kilowatt (kW) = ________ watts
  • 5. 
    1 _______ (_W) = 1,000 kW
  • 6. 
    1 gigawatt (GW) = _______ watts
  • 7. 
    1 kilowatt-hour (kWh) = _______ watt-hours
  • 8. 
    1 megawatt hour (kWh) = ________ kWh
  • 9. 
    1 gigawatt hour (gWh) = _________ MWh
  • 10. 
    If you leave the 60-watt buld on for a 24-hour period, it would consume ______ watt-hours. Which is the same as _______ kWh.
    • A. 

      1200,12

    • B. 

      4800, 4.8

    • C. 

      1440, 1.44

    • D. 

      2440, 2.44

  • 11. 
    _____ _______ refers to the greatest amount of electricity required at any given moment.
  • 12. 
    When you turn on a lamp, the bulb creates a _________ of 60 watts.
    • A. 

      Supply

    • B. 

      Capacity

    • C. 

      Demand

    • D. 

      Charge

  • 13. 
    A 60-watt bulb uses ____ watt-hour(s) of energy if you leave it on for one hour.
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      600

    • D. 

      60