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1.(Elec.) A unit of electric measurement equal to the product of a volt and an ampere. For direct current it is a measure of power and is the same as a watt; for alternating current it is a measure of apparent power.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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In parallel, an agreement was reached with the local utility provider who contracted to upgrade the power supply to the site to deliver a 35 Mega Volt Ampere dual feed power supply on a phased basis to 2020, synchronised with local electricity substation and cable route upgrades.
Moreover, the electricity station, East Matrouh, is located in Kilo 29 on the Matrouh-Alexandria Road, with a capacity of 25 mega volt ampere (MVA).
Additionally, Wibawa Mukti Stadium is also supported by 1600 lux glorious lighting of FOP quality lamps, powered with up to 1,110 kilo Volt Ampere (kVA); a Media Center with super-fast internet network and 25 seats media tribune.
THE management of Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC), owners of National Integrated Power Projects (NIPP) has commissioned two injection substations of 30 Mega Volt Ampere (MVA) capacity to boost electricity supply in Lagos and its environs.
The company was to add a 750 mega volt ampere (MVA) transformer to the grid station to absorb the load and transfer it to the 132kV distribution system for supplying uninterrupted electricity to consumers.
The SGen5-2000H hydrogen-cooled, two-pole generator comes with ratings from 350 to 600 mega volt ampere (MVA).
The company is supposed to evacuate power from the four under-construction thermal power stations in Punjab in near future.As a part of its move, a Lesco team is visiting China to carry out pre-shipment inspection of the 40MVA (Mega Volt Ampere) transformers which the company is purchasing under the Asian Development Bank soft loan aimed at increasing capacity of the 132kV grid station to bear the existing and future electricity load.