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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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In 2010, mainland China produces around 44,000 metric tons of polycrystalline silicon and around 80,000 terawatts of solar cells.
The 44 terawatts works out to 44,000 billion watts, (http://economictimes.
It is thought that up to 20% of buildings throughout Wales could be heated by biomass, but to do that would mean generating five terawatts of energy - and the best estimate is that home-sourced timber can only provide 1.
BG transported 882 terawatts (TWh) of natural gas in 1998, compared with 836 TWh in 1997.
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8 terawatts above current forecast of cumulated new solar capacity by 2025.
Geologists have used temperature measurements from more than 20,000 boreholes around the world to estimate that some 44 terawatts (44 trillion watts) of heat is constantly flowing out of the Earth's interior into space.
About 44 terawatts (44 trillion watts) of heat continually flows from Earth's interior into space.
7), is designed to have total loading capacity of 30 terawatts, with the initial 18 terawatts already installed.
9 terawatts, this was the highest power fundamental frequency beam ever fired on the NIP.
In less than 2 years, researchers have increased the machine's output of X rays from 40 terawatts to more than 210 terawatts.