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  • n. Plural form of megawatt.


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  • The news comes days after India's Reliance Power Ltd. signed a $10 billion deal with Shangai Electric Group under which it agreed to buy power generation equipment and related services for a total of 30,000 megawatts from the Chinese company, a move that underscores China's increasing penetration in the energy market.

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  • "Forty megawatts is huge," said John Stanton, vice-president of government affairs at the U.S. Solar Energy Industries Association in Washington, D.C. Stanton said solar panel systems, once relegated to the rooftops of homes, farms and commercial buildings, are growing in size as technology costs fall and government incentives increase.

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  • The excessive synchrotron radiation about 13 megawatts is the reason why a bigger electron synchrotron than LEP has not been proposed.

    Accelerators and Nobel Laureates

  • The array will be owned by San Francisco-based company Gemini Solar Development, which will lease the plant to Austin Energy. 30 megawatts is the amount of power that will be produced by the United States’ largest solar array – enough power for about 5,000 homes, and around double the output of the current largest solar array in the US.

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  • The Travel section of today’s New York Times delves into this issue a bit more deeply, and notes that Greece’s total wind power development, about 800 megawatts, is well behind other European countries.

    Wind Energy Opposition: It’s Greek to Me…

  • Iraq also needs to boost gas production and build more gas-fired power plants to increase its power output, currently at 6,500 megawatts, which is less than half the country's needs, he said.

    Iraq Plans New Oil and Gas Auction

  • Meanwhile, planned maintenance outages at nuclear-power plants are reducing electricity output by about 29,000 megawatts, which is 20% more than what is typically lost this time of year, Mr. Saunders said.

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  • We negotiated, it was 1,000 megawatts and we reduced it to 500 megawatts, which is 324 turbines.

    Keep on Trucking

  • It plans to increase nuclear generating capacity in the next ten years to 40,000 megawatts from the current 4,100 megawatts, which is less than 3% of the country's total generating capacity.

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  • If you give a 747, I'll make six megawatts, which is more than the largest wind turbines today.

    Saul Griffith's kites tap wind energy


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