What is a backfeed in power distribution works?

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In power distribution work, power which flows from the secondary lines into the primary lines through the distribution transformer, e.g., from an emergency generator connected to customer load.

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Such costs may be minimized by limiting distributed generation capacity to less than is locally consumed and guaranteeing this condition by installing a reverse-power relay that opens if backfeeding occurs.

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