Direct use

  Use of electricity that
  ■ is self-generated,
  ■ is produced by either the same entity that consumes the power or an affiliate, and
  ■ is used in direct support of a service or industrial process located within the same facility or group of facilities that house the generating equipment.
  Direct use is exclusive of station use.
  U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration's Energy Glossary

Energy terms . 2014.

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