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  1. islanding(Noun)

    The condition of a distributed generation (DG) generator continuing to power a location even though power from the electric utility is no longer present.

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  1. Islanding

    Islanding refers to the condition in which a distributed generator continues to power a location even though electrical grid power from the electric utility is no longer present. Islanding can be dangerous to utility workers, who may not realize that a circuit is still powered, and it may prevent automatic re-connection of devices. For that reason, distributed generators must detect islanding and immediately stop producing power; this is referred to as anti-islanding. The common example of islanding is a grid supply line that has solar panels attached to it. In the case of a blackout, the solar panels will continue to deliver power as long as brightness is sufficient. In this case, the supply line becomes an "island" with power surrounded by a "sea" of unpowered lines. For this reason, solar inverters that are designed to supply power to the grid are generally required to have some sort of automatic anti-islanding circuitry in them. In intentional islanding, the generator disconnects from the grid, and forces the distributed generator to power the local circuit. This is often used as a power backup system for buildings that normally sell their excess power to the grid.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of islanding in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of islanding in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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