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thermal unit:

see British thermal unitBritish thermal unit,
abbr. Btu, unit for measuring heat quantity in the customary system of English units of measurement, equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water at its maximum density [which occurs at a temperature of 39.
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thermal unit

A unit of heat energy, such as the British thermal unit (Btu) in the English system, or the calorie in the metric system.
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The maximum discrepancy between the DTU and HTU calculation methods for both sets of cardinal values occurred when thermal unit accumulation began on DOY 100.
The 1x250 MW coal-based thermal unit will be set up at Rourkela Power Project on engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) basis.
BHEL had received a contract from NTPC Ltd to establish two coal-fired thermal units of 660 MW.
BHEL has commissioned the thermal unit at Bokaro Thermal Power-A Station of Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) in Jharkhand.
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Shaker added that the price of nuclear power is 80 piastres per million thermal units, while natural gas costs more than $7 per million thermal units, which saves a lot of money.
has signed a five (5) year agreement with the US military for Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) of thermal units on significant platform, valued at USD 4.
50 per million British Thermal Units, giving a final price of around $10 per million British Thermal Units, compared with the current price of $18 per million British Thermal Units for LNG.
20 to $14 for one million thermal units, said Rajeh Badi, the prime minister's media advisor.
Electricity Authority that said, "The loss of generation due to non-availability of thermal units due to forced outages during 2011-12 increased to 11.
In Saudi Arabia, the world's biggest oil producer, gas costs about 75 cents a million British thermal units.
The Spokesperson further informed that the total production of power is being generated through various resources as, from hydel power 5,742MW, thermal units 2,012MW, IPPs 6,463MW and Rental Power Projects (RPPs) 194MW.