Equivalent Availability Factor
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What is Equivalent Availability Factor?
The amount of time where energy production facilities are able to produce energy at full capacity as a percentage of total time during the measurement period.
Why should Equivalent Availability Factor be measured?
Equivalent Availability Factor measures the effectiveness and overall reliability of energy production facilities operated by the company. A relatively low value (versus other similar production facilities) may indicate that the facility is not configured to run at full capacity for long periods of time or experiences a large amount of idle time, which can be related to poor equipment performance (or quality), subpar facility management and maintenance processes, and/or ineffective facility design.
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