Power Generation


Although the term power can be used to describe rates of energy in heat and transport too, the phrase power generation tends to be used as a synonym for electricity generation (in the same way that the phrase “power plants” is used to describe the facilities that convert other energy sources to electricity).

To add to the possible confusion, it’s worth bearing in mind that power plants generally make all or most of their money by selling energy (MWh) rather than power (MW)…