noun, plural o·ver·ca·pac·i·ties.
capacity beyond what is normal, allowed, or desirable.
Origin of overcapacity
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Rising competition and overcapacity in the panel-producing industry has driven down the cost of solar panel systems.Solar Power Burns Old Utilities’ Business Models
April 24, 2014
the situation in which an industry or business cannot sell as much as it produces
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