Nameplate capacity

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Nameplate capacity, also known as the rated capacity, nominal capacity, installed capacity, or maximum effect, is the intended full-load sustained output of a facility such as a power plant, electric generator, a chemical plant, fuel plant, metal refinery, mine, and many others.wikipedia
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Capacity factor

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Power plants with an output consistently near their nameplate capacity have a high capacity factor.
The maximum possible energy output of a given installation assumes its continuous operation at full nameplate capacity over the relevant period.

Nominal power (photovoltaic)

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In photovoltaics, capacity is rated under Standard Test Conditions usually expressed as watt-peak (W p ). In addition, a PV system's nameplate capacity is sometimes denoted by a subindex, for example, MW DC or MW AC, to identify the raw DC power or converted AC power output.
The nominal power is the nameplate capacity of photovoltaic (PV) devices, such as solar cells, panels and systems, and is determined by measuring the electric current and voltage in a circuit, while varying the resistance under precisely defined conditions.

Variable renewable energy

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For non-dispatchable power, particularly renewable energy, nameplate capacity refers to generation under ideal conditions.

Electrical grid

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The term is connected with nameplates on electrical generators as these plates describing the model name and manufacturer usually also contain the rated output, but the rated output of a power station to the electrical grid is invariably less than the generator nameplate capacity, because the components connecting the actual generator to the "grid" also use power.
The sum of the maximum power outputs (nameplate capacity) of the generators attached to an electrical grid might be considered to be the capacity of the grid.

Power plant (disambiguation)

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Nameplate capacity, also known as the rated capacity, nominal capacity, installed capacity, or maximum effect, is the intended full-load sustained output of a facility such as a power plant, electric generator, a chemical plant, fuel plant, metal refinery, mine, and many others.

Chemical plant

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Nameplate capacity, also known as the rated capacity, nominal capacity, installed capacity, or maximum effect, is the intended full-load sustained output of a facility such as a power plant, electric generator, a chemical plant, fuel plant, metal refinery, mine, and many others.

Power (physics)

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Nameplate capacity is the number registered with authorities for classifying the power output of a power station usually expressed in megawatts (MW).

Watt

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Nameplate capacity is the number registered with authorities for classifying the power output of a power station usually expressed in megawatts (MW).

Dispatchable generation

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For dispatchable power, this capacity depends on the internal technical capability of the plant to maintain output for a reasonable amount of time (for example, a day), neither momentarily nor permanently, and without considering external events such as lack of fuel or internal events such as maintenance.

Renewable energy

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For non-dispatchable power, particularly renewable energy, nameplate capacity refers to generation under ideal conditions.

Hydroelectricity

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Output is generally limited by weather conditions, hydroelectric dam water levels, tidal variations and other outside forces.

Tide

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Output is generally limited by weather conditions, hydroelectric dam water levels, tidal variations and other outside forces.

Photovoltaics

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In photovoltaics, capacity is rated under Standard Test Conditions usually expressed as watt-peak (W p ).

Photovoltaic system

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In addition, a PV system's nameplate capacity is sometimes denoted by a subindex, for example, MW DC or MW AC, to identify the raw DC power or converted AC power output.

Direct current

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In addition, a PV system's nameplate capacity is sometimes denoted by a subindex, for example, MW DC or MW AC, to identify the raw DC power or converted AC power output.

Alternating current

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In addition, a PV system's nameplate capacity is sometimes denoted by a subindex, for example, MW DC or MW AC, to identify the raw DC power or converted AC power output.

Nameplate

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The term is connected with nameplates on electrical generators as these plates describing the model name and manufacturer usually also contain the rated output, but the rated output of a power station to the electrical grid is invariably less than the generator nameplate capacity, because the components connecting the actual generator to the "grid" also use power.

Electric generator

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The term is connected with nameplates on electrical generators as these plates describing the model name and manufacturer usually also contain the rated output, but the rated output of a power station to the electrical grid is invariably less than the generator nameplate capacity, because the components connecting the actual generator to the "grid" also use power. Nameplate capacity, also known as the rated capacity, nominal capacity, installed capacity, or maximum effect, is the intended full-load sustained output of a facility such as a power plant, electric generator, a chemical plant, fuel plant, metal refinery, mine, and many others.

List of largest power stations

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This article lists the largest power stations in the world, the ten overall and the five of each type, in terms of current installed electrical capacity.

Wind power by country

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As of the end of 2018, the worldwide total cumulative installed electricity generation capacity from wind power amounted to 591,549 MW, an increase of 9.6% compared to the previous year.

List of onshore wind farms

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This is a list of the largest onshore wind farms that are currently operational, rated by generating capacity.