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kilowatt

(kĭl′ō-wăt″),

kW

A unit of electrical energy equal to 1000 watts.
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For example, a small commercial consumer burning 100 kilowatt hours would save around 23 per cent on their bill; those using 4,000 kilowatt hours would save about 10.
Demand Response (DR) Enablement--Incentives have increased from $200 per kilowatt saved to $800.
Since the wind turbine started production Holy Name has produced about 800,000 kilowatt hours of electricity, Mr.
The microturbine setting was at 15 kilowatts for the 15-hour duration of operation, and 143 kilowatt-hours were produced.
Manufacturers told officials at California State University, Northridge, that even though the photovoltaic panels used to shade the parking lot were laboratory rated for 225 kilowatts, they would deliver 190 to 200 kilowatts, said Tom Brown, who handles infrastructure at the campus.
A kilowatt-hour can be used up by consuming one kilowatt for one hour, or by consuming two kilowatts for a half-hour.
Current construction costs for nuclear reactors amount to about $2,000 per kilowatt, reported Investor's Business Daily in mid-July, compared to $500-$600 per kilowatt for natural gas-fired plants and $ 1,000$ 1,200 per kilowatt for coal plants.
has taken its long, thin tube-shaped cells the furthest, with test units running continuously for 40,000 hours, two 25kilowatt units on-line in Japan, and a 100 kilowatt cogeneration unit set for 1995 plug-in by Southern California Gas in Los Angeles.
Output per kilowatt hour trended downward during the 1960s; but, spurred by higher oil prices, it began an upward trend in the 1970s.
9 billion kilowatt hours of electricity were generated by Azerenergy's power plants in December 2017.
JDSU will showcase the CORELIGHTTM AJ 2 kilowatt, 4 kilowatt, and 6 kilowatt turnkey fiber laser systems for high-speed sheet metal cutting, precision welding and a broad range of additional macro materials processing applications.