Definition: Electric generator

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Electric generator

A device for converting mechanical energy to electrical energy. Note: The EIA defines "electric generator" as a facility rather than as a device; per the EIA definition, examples include electric utilities and independent power producers.[1][2]

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Also Known As
Generator
Related Terms
Electrical EnergyEnergy
References
  1. http://www1.eere.energy.gov/site_administration/glossary.html
  2. http://205.254.135.24/tools/glossary/index.cfm?id=E