gigawatt


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gigawatt

[′gig·ə‚wät]
(electricity)
One billion watts, or 109 watts. Abbreviated GW.
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We are honored and pleased to be moving forward in partnership with Gigawatt Global - a tier 1 solar developer - to build the first utility-scale solar field in Burundi.
By 2020, the Government hopes it could provide around 34 gigawatts - which using current technology would mean introducing 7,000 turbines.
Top quality developers like Gigawatt Global are the keys to success for President Obama's Power Africa Initiative," said Elizabeth Littlefield, President and CEO of OPIC.
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LDK's ultimate plan calls for growth to a one gigawatt manufacturing line, which would make it one of the world's largest manufacturers of solar wafers.
Top quality developers like Gigawatt Global are the keys to success for President Obama's Power Africa Initiative (OPIC)," said Elizabeth Littlefield, President and CEO of OPIC.
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This past fiscal year the Air Force purchased more then 1,059 gigawatt hours of renewable energy.
One gigawatt can provide energy for around 750,000 homes.
In preparation for contracts from Sharp and Sanyo, Taiwan's solar-cell makers are making all-out efforts to equip themselves with one gigawatt of production capacity.