Recent Examples of megawatt from the Web
The plan would cut the federal production tax credit for wind power by about a third, from $24 per megawatt-hour in 2017 dollars to $15 per megawatt-hour.
The 129 megawatt-hour project will provide enough power for more than 30,000 homes, about equal to the number of homes that lost power during the blackouts, Tesla said.
That’s left a surplus of electricity and no readily available buyer for the more than 130 megawatts of power that Vero Beach has been purchasing from OUC for most of this decade.
The company estimates its planned 220 megawatt to 440 megawatt power station would require 1.6 billion to 2 billion pounds of spending and could be running by 2028.
Travis also transported two 1.2 megawatt generators to the Green Valley Water Treatment Plant along with a 19-member team to assist in providing power to the plant so residents can continue to receive water, the news release said.
The Camden power plant produces 21 megawatts of electricity, of which the CCMUA expects to buy up to 4 megawatts directly on the dedicated power line, or about half the authority’s power needs.
Whereas the first generation of offshore wind turbines stood no taller than Big Ben's 96 meters, current turbines stand up to 276 meters high and have a rotor diameter of up to 180 meters, generating up to 8 megawatts each.
When plans for Neart na Gaoithe started being developed in 2008, Siemens AG’s 3.6 megawatt turbine was the most popular among developers.
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Origin and Etymology of megawatt
First Known Use: circa 1900See Words from the same year
MEGAWATT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of megawatt for English Language Learners
: a unit of electrical power equal to one million watts
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