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Active power Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
EIA Energy Glossary
The component of electric power that performs work, typically measured in kilowatts (kW) or megawatts (MW). Also known as "real power."  The terms "active" or "real" are used to modify the base term "power" to differentiate it from Reactive Power.  See Power, Reactive Power, Apparent Power

Source: Energy Information Administration, 2006
Active power Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Active Power designs, manufactures, sells, and services flywheel-based uninterruptible power supply (UPS) products that use kinetic energy to provide short-term power as an alternative to conventional battery-based UPS products. The company also designs and manufactures modular infrastructure solutions that integrate critical power components into a pre-packaged, purpose built enclosure that can include Active Power’s UPS products as a component.

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