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  • n. a unit of electrical energy equal to that done by one terawatt acting for one hour


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tera- +‎ watt-hour


  • • An article about the Gravelines nuclear power plant in northern France said it had become the first in the world to produce more than one terawatt-hour of electricity.

    Corrections and clarifications

  • The global energy contribution from these systems stands at over 1 terawatt-hour (TWh), and growth rates of about 20 percent are foreseen.

    Endowment opportunities from atmospheric resources in Africa

  • In square miles per terawatt-hour per year electricity from biomass needs 210 square miles of land; wind, about 18 square miles; and solar photovoltaic is 14 square miles.

    Reason Magazine - Hit & Run

  • £billions per terawatt-hour produced each year, but not as much so.

    The Register

  • In decreasing order of land-use intensity (based on square kilometers of land needed to generate a terawatt-hour of power per year in 2030) the paper says the energy sources with the lowest impact are nuclear power (1. 9-2.8), coal (2. 5-17.0), and geothermal (1. 0-13.9); the highest are corn ethanol (320-375), biomass-based electricity (433-654) and soy biodiesel (894).


  • (A terawatt-hour streams enough power to run 1 billion washing machines for 60

    Spanish Solar Projects on Brink of Bankruptcy as Subsidy Policies Founder - Bloomberg


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