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Power electronics

energy

Power electronics is the application of solid-state electronics to the control and conversion of electric power.

Power engineering

energy

Power engineering, also called power systems engineering, is a subfield of electrical engineering that deals with the generation, transmission, distribution, and utilization of electric power, and the electrical apparatus connected to such systems.

Power factor

energy

Defined as the ratio of the real or active power absorbed by the load to the apparent power flowing in the circuit.

Power grid

energy

A network of interconnected transmission lines for the delivery of electricity.

Power line communication

energy

Power-line communication carries data on a conductor that is also used simultaneously for AC electric power transmissionor electric power distribution to consumers.

Power outage

energy

A loss of power to the end user.

Power over ethernet

energy

Power over Ethernet, or PoE, describes any of several standards or ad hoc systems that pass electric power along with data on twisted pair Ethernet cabling.

Power plant

energy

A single engine or facility that produces electrical power by various means.

Power plant engineering

energy

Power plant engineering or power station engineering is a division of power engineering, and is defined as "the engineering and technology required for the production of central station electric power."

Power plant selector

energy

A Wartsila design tool to assist clients in identifying their needs for a power plant.

Power purchase agreement

energy

A power purchase agreement (PPA), or electricity power agreement, is a contract between two parties, one which generates electricity (the seller) and one which is looking to purchase electricity (the buyer)

Power station

energy

A power station, also referred to as a power plant and sometimes generating station or generating plant, is an industrial facility for the generation of electric power.

Power superhighway

energy

Electric power transmission system that carries high voltage direct current (HVDC). Commonly between 100kV and 800kV.

Power supply installations

marine

Installations for the generating, conversion, storage and distribution of electrical energy.

Power system of dynamic positioning system

marine

All components and systems necessary to supply the DP system with power.

Power to gas

energy

Power to gas is a technology which converts electrical power to a gas fuel.

Power to X

energy

A process which allows the creation of carbon neutral and renewable synthetic fuels by capturing CO2 from the air.

Power-flow study

energy

The power-flow study, or load-flow study, is a numerical analysis of the flow of electric power in an interconnected system.

Powerline technician

energy

A powerline technician (PLT) is a tradesman who constructs and maintains electric power transmission and distribution lines.

Powerline worker

energy

A powerline worker is a tradesman who constructs and maintains electric power transmission and distribution lines.

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