Rating

What is Rating?

Rating meaning A manufacturer’s guaranteed performance of a machine, transmission line, or other electrical apparatus, based on design features and test data. The rating will specify such limits as load, voltage, temperature, and frequency. The rating is generally printed on a nameplate attached to equipment and is commonly referred to as the nameplate rating or nameplate capacity.

 

reference: Glossary – U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

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