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distribution system




  1. That portion of an electricity supply system used to deliver electricity from points on the transmission system to consumers.

  2. A system that is installed at or near the location where the electricity is used, as opposed to central systems that supply electricity to grids. A residential photovoltaic system is a distributed system.

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   • ELECTRICITY GENERATION AND SUPPLY