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megavolt

[′meg·ə‚vōlt]
(electricity)
A unit of potential difference or emf (electromotive force), equal to 1,000,000 volts. Abbreviated MV.
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The new network will have a capacity of up to 300 megavolts (the existing network has a capacity of 50 megavolts), with an extension of 2,000 kilometers of transmission lines.
The upgrades have added an additional 310 megavolts of capacity to power network and seen upgraded electricity infrastructure installed in many areas affected by ex-tropical Cyclone Oswald.
La nouvelle cabine mobile, d'une capacite de 2 megavolts, constitue une solution provisoire, en attendant de realiser un transformateur fixe destine a alimenter les localites concernees.