terawatt


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terawatt

[′ter·ə‚wät]
(physics)
A unit of power, equal to 1012 watts, or 1,000,000 megawatts. Abbreviated TW.
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Handling the implementation of management systems into your own organization is difficult without professional assistance," said Terawatt Dynamics President, Paul Pape.
Last year wind generated more than 10 terawatt hours (TWh) of electricity for the first time in a single year, according to latest figures from the Department of Energy and Climate Change - a 7.
It costs $300 million to $400 million to generate each terawatt hour, according to Ragna Sara Jonsdottir, a spokeswoman at Landsvirkjun.
The report forecasts an increase in regional generation to 1,518 terawatt hours by 2015, indicating a rise of almost 25 per cent from 2010 to 2015.
77 Terawatt per hour (1,000 GW/h or 1 million Mg), i.
18 per cent of power generation in the Middle East and Africa, as the Middle East and Africa region expects to generate up to 1,659 terawatt hours by that time, increasing by 31.
The Commission said these measures should 'cut the EU's electricity consumption by 51 terawatt hours by 2020 .
Green power: Potentially the most power at around 20 terawatt hours a year
8 terawatt hours (TWh), down from 17TWh a year earlier, after boiler issues identified last summer at Hinkley Point B and Hunterston B.
5 billion years of plant photosynthesis to create world oil reserves that contain about 1,000,000 terawatt (trillion watt) hours of energy.
The report shows that by 2020 global solar output could be 276 Terawatt hours, which would equal 30 percent of Africa's energy needs, or 10 percent of OECD European demand, or one percent of global demand.
The firm last year used nine terawatt hours of electricity in its factories, offices, warehouses and technical centres.