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kilovolt

one thousand volts.

kilovolt

[′kil·ə‚vōlt]
(electricity)
A unit of potential difference equal to 1000 volts. Abbreviated kV.

kilovolt

A unit of electromotive force equal to 1,000 volts.
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The acquisition of Applied Kilovolts extends our technical capability, global presence and customer base," said Ron Gordon, general manager of the Exelis power solutions business.
A second phase of construction will start in the spring of 2017 as the company builds a 10-mile, 115 kilovolt line between the Capitan and Price substations in north Roswell and a 4.
5 kilovolts, via a 63 kilometre transmission line to Mim, which was not decisive.
On December 11, a power transmission line with a 400 kilovolt capacity connecting the Georgian and Turkish power systems and Akhaltsikhe substation was inaugurated by Georgian Prime Minister Irakli Garibashvili and Energy Minister Kakha Kaladze.
They maintain system HiPOT integrity and typically provide greater than 2 kilovolts (kV) isolation.
The 330 kilovolts transmission line that would cover a distance of about 400 kilometres.
However, other critical reliability needs are identified including Northwest Vermont, Northeastern Massachusetts/Greater Boston and a needed east-to-west 345 kilovolts (kV) transmission path from Massachusetts to Rhode Island to Connecticut.
Referred to as the NCN6010 and NCN6011, the devices provide the power conversion, digital signal level-shifting and ESD protection of 6 kilovolts and 4 kilovolts, respectively, needed for 3 volt or 5 volt GSM cellular telephone SIMs.
An additional issue is the accurate calculation for a wheeling fee for free customers; as of July 2000, all customers greater than 3 MW and 69 kilovolts can choose their own supplier.
The company owns about 8% of the state's transmission system which is defined as 69 kilovolts and above.
Through four majority or wholly owned subsidiaries, as well as Itaipu-a binational hydro complex-Eletrobras controls 50% of the country's installed capacity, 78% of transmission assets larger than 230 kilovolts (kV), and 29% of transmission assets larger than 130kV.