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If the peak load on a power plant having a capacity of 100 MW is 70 MW during a given week. Calculate the utilization factor.

(a) 0.35

(b) 0.50

(c) 0.70

(d) 0.60

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Right choice is (c) 0.70

To elaborate: The utilization factor is the ratio of the maximum power utilized to the maximum power available.

U.F = Max power utilised/ Max power available = 70 / 100 = 0.7.

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