Nominal power

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Nominal power is a power capacity in engineering.[1][2][3]

Radio broadcasting[edit]

Nominal power is a measurement of a mediumwave radio station's output used in the United States.

Photovoltaic devices[edit]

Nominal power is the nameplate capacity of photovoltaic (PV) devices, such as solar cells, panels and systems, and is determined by measuring the electric current and voltage in a circuit, while varying the resistance under precisely defined conditions.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Power rating » Resistor Guide".
  2. ^ Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS);
  3. ^ "Coherent Application Threads (CATS)".