Generator nameplate capacity

(installed)
  The maximum rated output of a generator, prime mover, or other electric power production equipment under specific conditions designated by the manufacturer. Installed generator nameplate capacity is commonly expressed in megawatts (MW) and is usually indicated on a nameplate physically attached to the generator.
  U.S. Dept. of Energy, Energy Information Administration's Energy Glossary

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