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Capacity factor The term 'Capacity factor' as it applies to the area of nuclear science can be defined as ' The ratio of the available capacity (the amount of electrical power actually produced by a generating unit) to the theoretical capacity (the amount of electrical power that could theoretically have been produced if the generating unit had operated continuously at full power) during a given time period. '.
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