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Wholesale Competition:

A system whereby a distributor of power would have the option to buy its power from a variety of power producers, and the power producers would be able to compete to sell their power to a variety of distribution companies.

Working Capacity:

The working capacity is the total volume of gas injected into a storage reservoir in excess of the cushion gas. This is the total maximum volume of gas available for delivery during any injection-withdrawal cycle.