Power Industry Glossary & Resource Guide

This glossary is intended as a practical and easy-to-use guide to common terms used in the power industry. It can help newcomers learn terminology and help seasoned industry experts keep up-to-date. The definitions presented here are merely general descriptions that may prove helpful. While we have made every effort to present current and accurate definitions, the glossary does not supersede the definitions of technical terms as they are used in specific documents such as instruction books and application guides, agreements, proposals, or patents.

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