Balance of plant


Balance of plant (BOP) is a term generally used in the context of power engineering to refer to all the supporting components and auxiliary systems of a power plant needed to deliver the energy, other than the generating unit itself. These may include transformers, inverters, switching and control equipment, protection equipment, power conditioners, supporting structures etc., depending on the type of plant.[1][2][3]

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  1. ^ McGee, Chris. "Balance of Plant for Wind Projects". Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  2. ^ "Balance Of Plant" (PDF). Alstom. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  3. ^ "NFCRC: FUEL CELL POWER PLANT: MAJOR SYSTEM COMPONENTS - Balance of Plant". Archived from the original on 11 October 2015. Retrieved 29 June 2016.