Load Shape

See also: Analysis View, Demand Analysis, Final Energy Demand Analysis, Final Energy Intensity

The load shape variable is used to specify the seasonal and time-of-day variation in the energy consumption for a particular technology.  Data for a load shape vary among the time slices into which each year is divided.  Time slices are defined on the General: Time Slices screen,

The load shape variable is only visible if two conditions are true:

1. You have chosen to specify load shapes for individual demand devices. You can choose this option on the General: Settings: Loads screen, and,  

2. You are editing the Current Accounts scenario.

Entering Load Shape Data

You can specify load shape data in a variety of ways: