A loan which the lender can recall at any time. There is no specific maturity.

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see Peak Power

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The planning and implementation of strategies designed to encourage consumers to improve energy efficiency, reduce energy costs, change the time of usage, or promote the use of different energy source.

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The ratio of the maximum demand on an electricity generating and distribution system to the total connected load on the system; usually expressed as a percentage.

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The process of managing the consumption of energy, generally to optimize available and planned generation resources.

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Demurrage/Despatch money. Brokerage abbreviation of chartering terms. Amount to be paid if the ship is loading/discharging slower/faster than foreseen. Usually the Despatch money, which is paid by the shipowner, is half the amount of the Demurrage, which ...

A corporate restructuring in which one part of a company is spun off as a new company, often.

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Removal of dissolved mineral matter, generally from water.

See Bareboat Charter.

The ability of a fluid that is insoluble in water to separate from water with which it may be mixed in the form of an emulsion.

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A fee levied by the shipping company upon the port or supplier for not loading or unloading the vessel by a specified date agreed upon by contract. Usually, assessed upon a daily basis after the deadline.

A penalty charge against shippers or consignees for delaying the carrier's equipment beyond the allowed free time. The free time and demurrage charges are set forth in the charter party or freight tariff.- See also Detention and Per Diem.

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The process by which building societies and mutual insurers convert themselves from mutual.

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The process by which building societies and mutual insurers convert themselves from mutual.

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DEN

(see HSE)

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A slender threadlike spike of pure crystalline material, such as silicon.

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A crystal that has a treelike branching pattern, being most evident in cast metals, slowly cooled through the solidification range.

A method for making sheets of polycrystalline silicon in which silicon dendrites are slowly withdrawn from a melt of silicon whereupon a web of silicon forms between the dendrites and solidifies as it rises from the melt and cools.

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Corrosion in which nickel is selectively leached from nickel-containing alloys. Most commonly observed in copper-nickel alloys after extended service in fresh water. See also dealloying, and selective Ieaching.

The face value of currency, coins, and stocks and.

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