gigawatt


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gig·a·watt

 (gĭg′ə-wŏt′, jĭg′-)
n. Abbr. GW
One billion (109) watts.

gigawatt

(ˈɡɪɡəˌwɒt)
n
1. (Units) a unit of power equal to one thousand million watts
2. (Electronics) a unit of power equal to one thousand million watts
Translations

gigawatt

[ˈdʒɪgəˌwɒt] Ngigavatio m

gigawatt

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One gigawatt of solar can power more than 100,000 homes.
A new two gigawatt (GW) solar project will soon be launched in the Al Dhafra region of Abu Dhabi, according to Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment.
Because of this partnership between Apple and its suppliers, Apple will exceed its goal of bringing 4 gigawatts of renewable energy into its supply chain by 2020, with over an additional gigawatt projected within that time frame.
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International Resource News-January 22, 2018--Tri Global Energy completes development of more than one gigawatt of wind power in 2017
Ce volume s'explique par la hausse de la consommation durant ces dernieres annees, passant ainsi de 82 gigawatt en 1984 a 573 gigawatt en 2009.
wind turbine capacity has passed the 70 gigawatt mark.
With this move, he plans to revitalise the industry, thereby giving impetus to government's plan of achieving the green energy targets of 175 gigawatt capacity by 2022.
The 1 gigawatt (GW) solar-thermal project will turn water into steam for injection into the oilfield.
The document, which was presented by the Ministry of Water Resources, Electricity and Irrigation, Engineer Musa Omer Abdul-Gasim, aims to increasing the hydraulic power generation from 1500 gigawatt to 2000 gigawatts and increasing the thermal power generation from 900 megawatts to 3550 megawatts by the end of the year 2020.
But the quarterly shipments fell about 6 per cent from 2.39 gigawatt (GW) in the July-September quarter, according to data provided by the Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association.
Summary: Jordan exported some 380 gigawatt hours of electricity to Egypt in 2014 as the Kingdom is signatory to an agreement to provide the North African country with surplus when needed, according to the National Electric Power Company (NEPCO).