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gigawatt

[′gig·ə‚wät]
(electricity)
One billion watts, or 109 watts. Abbreviated GW.
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He added that "By 2022, India would be meeting 15 percent of its energy consumption through renewable energy as it will produce 175 gigawatts of wind and solar and 50 gigawatts of hydro energy".
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In the scenario with the highest clean-energy deployment, IEA sees 4,600 gigawatts of photovoltaic capacity in 2050, up from about 150 gigawatts now.
3 gigawatts to be added this year roughly equals the output of five nuclear reactors.
The country's solar installations jumped by a stunning 270 percent in gigawatts in the first quarter, according to a report from IHS, an information and analytics firm, positioning the country to surpass Germany as the world's largest solar energy market in terms of revenue in 2013.
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However, according to Reuter reports, German government officials and industry executives estimated added installations throughout Germany in the quarter beginning March this year was only about one gigawatt, far below expectations.
0 gigawatt at the end of this year, Zhengrong Shi told Reuters in an interview.
The consumption of electricity in Dubai rose to 24,756 Gigawatt Hour in 2007, compared to 21,475 Gigawatt Hour in 2006.