Recent Examples of megawatt from the Web
Power plants that use fossil fuels such as coal that can generate at least 25 megawatts of power are required to purchase allowances.
The ISO estimated that 5,600 worth of solar power could disappear during the three-hour eclipse window, including more than 1,000 megawatts of power from homeowners’ rooftops.
A new natural gas plant would cost about $115 per megawatt.
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The nearly 50 megawatt wind farm is located on over 680 acres (275 hectares) of land in Jhimpir, near the shores of the picturesque Keenjhar Lake, around two hours’ drive from the city of Karachi.
Corson said PGE still intends to purchase power from the project, which produces up to 36 megawatts of power per hour.
For the sake of comparison, the new Entergy solar plant in New Orleans East generates 1 megawatt.
The state’s utilities calculate that a single megawatt of solar-energy capability can supply between 150 to 200 homes.
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Origin and Etymology of megawatt
First Known Use: circa 1900See Words from the same year
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