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thermal unit:

see British thermal unitBritish thermal unit,
abbr. Btu, unit for measuring heat quantity in the customary system of English units of measurement, equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water at its maximum density [which occurs at a temperature of 39.
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thermal unit

A unit of heat energy, such as the British thermal unit (Btu) in the English system, or the calorie in the metric system.
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The service refers to the hot line service, tele-support via telephone connection and modem (remote line service), on-site support and preventive maintenance of the thermal units of ae aterinolakkou, ae megalopolis 5, ae alivereri, ae komotini as detailed is described in issue 6 "technical description".
For the 'Uba' mango tree cultivated in Visconde do Rio Branco, MG, Silva (2009) observed that 1,565.5 thermal units were required to reach the commercial harvest point (18 weeks after the anthesis--WAA).
The performance of the proposed ICSA method has been tested on two systems with nonconvex fuel cost function of thermal units and power losses of transmission lines.
Basu [12] proposed interactive fuzzy satisfying method based on EP technique to solve HTUC with four hydro and three thermal units with valve point loading effect and emission function coefficients.
INDIA wants Iran to lower the price of natural gas to $ 1.5 per million British thermal units for the urea plant that its plans to set up at Chabahar port in the Middle East country while Tehran has offered a price of $ 2.95.
According to Globes, Edeltech plans to bid in the Cypriot tender and wants to buy gas from Tamar at $7 per million British Thermal Units. The cost of transporting gas from Israel to Cyprus is estimated at $2.50 per million British Thermal Units, giving a final price of around $10 per million British Thermal Units, compared with the current price of $18 per million British Thermal Units for LNG.
Mounting government pressure has begun to pay off, with Kogas, the biggest consumer of gas from Yemen, agreeing to pay nearly $14 per million British thermal units (mmBtu).
The EIA said in a new report that the US and Russia, total petroleum and natural gas hydrocarbon production, "in energy content terms, is almost evenly split between petroleum and natural gas," while Saudi Arabia's production" heavily favors petroleum." The report indicated that since 2008, US petroleum production has increased seven quadrillion Btu (British thermal units) with "dramatic" growth in Texas and North Dakota.
The South Korean government agreed to initial talks on Tuesday to raise the price of natural gas exported from Yemen from $3.20 to $14 for one million thermal units, said Rajeh Badi, the prime minister's media advisor.
The thermal units had a share of 193,302 gigawatts per hour in the process, while the hydroelectric power generation units having a share of 9,749 gigawatts per hour.
Electricity Authority that said, "The loss of generation due to non-availability of thermal units due to forced outages during 2011-12 increased to 11.46 percent." About 60 percent of forced shutdowns lasted up to 24 hours.
Oman had contracted to sell gas to the plant at $0.77 per million British thermal unit for 15 years beginning 2005 but mid-way decided to hike rates to $3 per mmBtu (million British thermal units) from January 1, 2012 citing firming up of prices in global market.