gigawatt


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gigawatt

[′gig·ə‚wät]
(electricity)
One billion watts, or 109 watts. Abbreviated GW.
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SK Innovation expects to annually produce 4.7 gigawatt hours of EV batteries from next year, after the completion of its second battery factory in Seosan, South Chungcheong Province, later this year.
Tri Global Energy, a United States originator and developer of utility-scale wind energy projects, has completed the development of more than one gigawatt of wind power in 2017.
16 GIGAWATTS of solar will be installed in the U.S.
Currently, India has around 42 gigawatts of hydroelectric power generation capacity, about 15 per cent of the nation's total installed capacity.
A standard medium-sized oilfield would require 1 gigawatt to 3 gigawatts of solar thermal power to make the right amount of steam.
Sales of solar cell modules in Japan rose 10 per cent to 2.29 gigawatts (GW) in October-December from a year earlier, industry data showed, bolstered by a government scheme to encourage renewable energy.
In 2014, Jordan imported 20 gigawatt hours of electricity from Egypt, NEPCO Director General Abdul Fattah Daradkeh told The Jordan Times Tuesday.
A gigawatt equals 1 billion watts, or enough to power 700,000 to 1 million homes for a year, depending on the location of the homes and how energy efficient they are.
The project, called xGWp European Gigawatt Fab because its aim is to produce solar panels with a capacity of multiple gigawatts per year, is still in its infancy, though.
Managing Director Andreas Wagner told Europolitics energy : 'We expect the installed and connected capacity of offshore wind power in Germany to stand at around 3.3 gigawatt at the beginning of 2016'.
Managing Director Andreas Wagner told Europolitics: "We expect the installed and connected capacity of offshore wind power in Germany to stand at around 3.3 gigawatt at the beginning of 2016".