power station

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power station

an electrical generating station

power station

[′pau̇·ər ‚stā·shən]
(mechanical engineering)
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0 MW turbines, many miles of transmission line and paradoxically the need for perhaps 1500 MW to 1700 MW-worth of backup power station capacity, continuously available and using fuel.
Swedish installation contractor Delta said on Monday (2 June) that it has received a SEK30m contract to build a new backup power station for the Norrland university hospital in Umea, Sweden.
Their reasoning is due to the theory that fossil fuel is causing atmospheric pollution which in turn is causing global warming so as long as the wind blows we will all be fine without backup power stations that burn fossil or nuclear fuels.