As used here, any electric generating facility with nameplate capacity of 15 megawatts or more. Nameplate capacity is the maximum design production capacity specified by the manufacturer of a processing unit or the maximum amount of product that can be produced running the manufacturing unit at full capacity. Fossil-fuel steam electric units typically have large capacities with many over 1,000 megawatts. Gas turbines, combustion turbines and combined-cycle units are typically less than 200 megawatts.
1. A human-made industrial system composed of machinery, equipment, and structures designed to convert various energy resources into electricity, usually on a large scale. Examples include coal-fired and nuclear power plants and hydroelectric dams. 2. Any human-made equipment or system that produces power, including the structure that contains it.
PowerPlant is an object-oriented GUI toolkit, application framework and set of class libraries for Mac OS, created by Metrowerks. The framework was fairly popular at the height of the Classic Mac OS era, and was primarily used with Code Warrior.