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Generation

Generation:  The process of producing electric energy by transforming other forms of energy; also, the amount of electric energy produced, expressed in kilowatthours.

Generation company:  An entity that owns or operates generating plants. The generation company may own the generation plants or interact with the short-term market on behalf of plant owners.