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 Electric power - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Electric power is the amount of work done by an electric current in a unit time.
Electric power, like mechanical power, is represented by the letter P in electrical equations, and is measured in units called watts (symbol W), after Scottish engineer James Watt.
The portion of power flow that, averaged over a complete cycle of the AC waveform, results in net transfer of energy in one direction is known as real power.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Electric power transmission   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Typically power transmission is between the power plant and a substation in the vicinity of a populated area.
The separation of transmission and generation functions is one of the factors that contributed to the 2003 North America flout.
Transmission and distribution losses in the USA were estimated at 7.2% in 1995 1998.
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 Electric power transmission - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Electrical energy is generated by power plants and is then sold as a commodity to end consumers by retailers.
In countries with extensive electric railways, sometimes single phase AC current is used as traction current for railway traction.
Transmission and distribution losses in the USA were estimated at 7.2% in 1995 [1] (http://climatetechnology.gov/library/2003/tech-options/tech-options-1-3-2.pdf), and in the UK at 7.4% in 1998.
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 Electric power transmission at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-20)
Electricity is transmitted from remote electricity generation power plants and sold to end consumers by retailers via electric power transmission and electricity distribution.
It is necessary to transmit the electricity at high voltage to reduce the percentage loss of power over long distances: for a given cable the loss of power is proportional to the square of the current, while for a given transported power, this current is inversely proportional to the voltage.
Transmission and distribution losses in the USA were estimated at 7.2% in 2003 [1], and in the UK at 7.4% in 1998 [2].
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 Electric power transmission - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
It has been suggested that Electrical power grid be merged into this article or section.
Transmission and distribution losses in the USA were estimated at 7.2% in 1995 [1], and in the UK at 7.4% in 1998.
The first RTO in North America is the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator (MISO) [3].
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