generating station


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generating station

[′jen·ə‚rād·iŋ ‚stā·shən]
(mechanical engineering)
A stationary plant containing apparatus for large-scale conversion of some form of energy (such as hydraulic, steam, chemical, or nuclear energy) into electrical energy. Also known as generating plant; power station.
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BPA's power supply is primarily hydro-based (90% of energy) and derives from 31 federally-owned hydroelectric projects, most of which are located in the Columbia River Basin (approximately 9,000 average megawatts under medium water conditions), and from several nonfederally owned and operated projects, including the nuclear-fueled Columbia Generating Station.
The Plant Manager of Akosombo Hydro Electric Generating Station, Ing.
Braidwood Generating Station is approximately 60 miles southwest of Chicago.
In 2005, Bruce Power A Limited Partnership (BALP) was formed to manage the operations of the Bruce A generating station, including the restart of Units 1 and 2.
The Highwood Generating Station will have a positive long-term economic impact on the Great Falls economy.
According to the Edison Electric Institute, the facility has the longest safety record of any fossil-fuelled generating station in the nation.
The proposed generating station includes a dam with a water intake and penstock, powerhouse and tailrace channel.
Engineering, procurement, construction, maintenance and project management services provider Fluor Corporation (NYSE:FLR) has completed a new 580-megawatt natural gas-fired, combined-cycle generating station for Dominion Virginia Power (NYSE:D) in Buckingham County, Virginia, the company said on Tuesday.
During operations, the generating station will create an estimated 34 high-paying jobs to run the facility and 45 indirect jobs within the community to support it.
If we get separated from the supplier transmission grid and are blacked out, we can black start from our generating station.
The AQMD has installed a platform with several monitoring instruments on the edge of the Valley Generating Station, downwind from Bradley Landfill.
The Vienna Generating Station is a 170 MW oil-fired generating station located along the Nanticoke River in the town of Vienna, Md.