Definitions for "Load Shape"
traded on the UK electricity forward market. It comprises 5 megawatts (MW) of baseload power and 5MW of additional power between 0700 hours and 1900 hours UK time on weekdays.
A curve on a chart showing power (kW) supplied (on the horizontal axis) plotted against time of occurrence (on the vertical axis), and illustrating the varying magnitude of the load during the period covered.
The variation in the magnitude of the power load over a daily, weekly or annual period.