megawatt thermal


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megawatt thermal

[′meg·ə‚wät ′thər·məl]
(nucleonics)
Unit of the thermal power of a nuclear reactor, as opposed to electric power. Abbreviated MW(Th).
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The project comprises of a new gas fired power station including two new boilers (164 Megawatt thermal (MWth)) and two new steam turbine sets with a gross capacity of up to 150 Megawatt electrical (MWe) with integral cooling units and twin 80m stacks together with an internal gas connection and other pipework, an electricity grid connection and ancillary buildings.
The capital cost to coal-fired electric utilities to employ our emission reduction technology is quite low compared with costs of up to $100 million for remedial pollution scrubbing equipment utilizing other technologies for a 300 megawatt thermal combustor.
The contracts cover pipe fabrication, materials and related services for five 200 megawatt thermal power stations in Syria and a grass roots specialty chemical plant in the southern United States.
The 600 megawatt thermal power plant in Haldia constructed with a capital outlay of Rs 4,500 crore (the evacuation network cost was almost Rs 900 crore and the vanilla plant is pegged at about Rs 3,600 crore) is the single biggest investment in the state in latest times as stated by top company officials.
Counterglobal announced it will invest 85 million (US$133 million) to build, own and operate a new 53 megawatt thermal power facility in Senegal.
Construction for the 4x138 megawatt thermal facility is planned to start by the fourth quarter of this year and is likely to be finished within 3 years.
The money will be used to allocate investment for the construction of a 600 megawatt thermal power station to supply the steel plant with electricity.