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The symbol kW(e) or kW${}_e$ refers to the "kilowatt electrical". It is the part of the power that is actually used by the devices connected to the power station or the grid, effectively the average of $P = U\cdot I$. The "kilowatt electrical" should be contrasted with "kilowatt thermal" i.e. kW(th) which represents the power including the thermal losses. So ...

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