GN

English translation: generation / generating

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English term or phrase:GN
Selected answer:generation / generating
Entered by: Tony M

21:12 Jun 5, 2016
English language (monolingual) [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Accounting / cost accounting manual
English term or phrase: GN
Generation
This activity reports figures of the generation activity, by having excluded any E&C unit, moved to specific B09 task. It includes 5 sub tasks.

B0301 - GN Plant Maintenance
This item reports ONLY plant Maintenance costs.
B0302 - GN Plant Operation
This item reports plant Operation costs.
B0303 - GN Plant Development
Asset Under Construction or plant extensions should be accounted on this value chain.
Vertrad
Romania
Local time: 00:28
generation / generating
Explanation:
Is this anything to do with generating ELECTRICITY, for example? You seem to have 'GN plant', which makes me think of 'generating plant', IF that fits the context?
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Tony M
France
Local time: 23:28
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1 +2generation / generating
Tony M


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generation / generating


Explanation:
Is this anything to do with generating ELECTRICITY, for example? You seem to have 'GN plant', which makes me think of 'generating plant', IF that fits the context?

Tony M
France
Local time: 23:28
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 4
Notes to answerer
Asker: Yes, you are wise! THANKS


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  B D Finch: Looks probable enough for an "agree". I think the English is fine if one is familiar with business-speak.
14 hrs
  -> Thanks, B! Yes, especially with Asker's subsidiary question (above); and as you say, that was rather my feeling, about this being simply 'business English', apart from using 'of' (instead of 'for') and 'by having excluded'; but surroundings may explain.

agree  Harry Crawford
1 day 6 hrs
  -> Thanks, Harry!
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