European Union Electricity Market Glossary

Apparent Power means the product of voltage and current at fundamental frequency, and the square root of three in the case of three-phase systems, usually expressed in kilovolt-amperes ('kVA') or megavolt-amperes ('MVA') (Article 2(3) of the Network Code on Requirements for Grid Connection of Generators (NC RfG)).

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Active Power 

 

Reactive Power