energy unit


Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to energy unit: power unit
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.energy unit - a unit of measurement for workenergy unit - a unit of measurement for work  
unit, unit of measurement - any division of quantity accepted as a standard of measurement or exchange; "the dollar is the United States unit of currency"; "a unit of wheat is a bushel"; "change per unit volume"
erg - a cgs unit of work or energy; the work done by a force of one dyne acting over a distance of one centimeter
electron volt, eV - a unit of energy equal to the work done by an electron accelerated through a potential difference of 1 volt
J, joule, watt second - a unit of electrical energy equal to the work done when a current of one ampere passes through a resistance of one ohm for one second
gram calorie, small calorie, calorie - unit of heat defined as the quantity of heat required to raise the temperature of 1 gram of water by 1 degree centigrade at atmospheric pressure
Calorie, kilocalorie, kilogram calorie, large calorie, nutritionist's calorie - a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one kilogram of water by one degree at one atmosphere pressure; used by nutritionists to characterize the energy-producing potential in food
B.Th.U., British thermal unit, BTU - a unit of heat equal to the amount of heat required to raise one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit at one atmosphere pressure; equivalent to 251.997 calories
therm - a unit of heat equal to 100,000 British thermal units
watt-hour - a unit of energy equal to the power of one watt operating for one hour
B.T.U., Board of Trade unit, kilowatt hour, kW-hr - a unit of energy equal to the work done by a power of 1000 watts operating for one hour
foot-pound - a unit of work equal to a force of one pound moving through a distance of one foot
foot-ton - 2240 foot-pounds
foot-poundal - a unit of work equal to a force of one poundal moving through a distance of one foot
horsepower-hour - a unit of work equal to the work done by one horsepower in one hour
kilogram-meter - a unit of work equal to the work done by a one kilogram force operating through a distance of one meter
References in periodicals archive ?
The California Public Utilities Commission, or CPUC, said that Sempra Energy unit SoCalGas failed to conduct detailed inspections or analyses of leaks at the Aliso Canyon gas storage facility prior to its major 2015 leak that has cost the utility over $1B, Reuters reports.
Dan Conway, executive vice president, specialty casualty, will continue to oversee Starr's energy unit, with Les Lappe and Greg Cropp, respectively managing the primary and excess divisions.
"One of the biggest challenges facing renewable power is the lack of capacity to store clean energy until it's needed most," said Mike Lorusso, managing director and group head of CIT's Power and Energy unit. "We were pleased to serve as lead arranger on financing that significantly advances the grid-connected battery storage infrastructure in Southern California.
He said that through the Sustainable Energy Unit, the Electricity and Water Authority seeks to cooperate with official bodies to achieve national goals of renewable energy.
In 2009, Russia's Silovye Mashiny JSC carried out about $20 million worth thorough reconstruction repairs at the fifth energy unit. The project was financed by Uzbekenergo's own funds.
It was launched by Electricity and Water Affairs Minister Dr Abdulhussain Mirza in the presence of Capital Governor Shaikh Hisham bin Abdulrahman Al Khalifa along with senior officials from the Oil Ministry, the Housing Ministry, Tatweer Petroleum, the EWA, and the Sustainable Energy Unit.
He pointed out that the Rosatom has been able to install energy unit number 6 in Novovoronezh nuclear plant to the national electricity grid in August 2016.
Dr Mirza explained the background of the setting up of the Sustainable Energy Unit and its two main objectives - to encourage investment in renewable energy as well as to raise the efficiency and rationalization of energy consumption, reported Bahrain News Agency (BNA).
The meeting was also attended by Adnan Fakhro, executive vice president of Distribution and Customer Services, Jehan Al Murbati, executive director of the Sustainable Energy Unit and Dr.
France's Alstom has paid 13 million Euros in compensation to Lithuania as ordered by London's Southwark Crown Court in a case in which the French group's Swedish energy unit Alstom Power was accused of corruption in Lithuania.
The company said it reached this milestone in the first quarter of 2016, largely as a result of its recent acquisition of Alstom's renewable energy unit in November 2015.
An energy unit is lost if it arrives when the buffer is full.