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kilowatt

(kĭl′ō-wăt″),

kW

A unit of electrical energy equal to 1000 watts.
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He said Iran is expected to export about 10bln kilowatts of electricity in the current Iranian year.
4, boosting the utility's overall supply capacity to 16.78 million kilowatts, about 0.5 percent above possible maximum demand.
Some 17,000 machines of 20 to 350 kilowatts (producing 1,700 megawatts in total) were installed between 1981 and 1990.
Tohoku Electric said that after reviewing its estimated maximum electricity demand for Saturday, the figure was now projected to be 11.70 million kilowatts. With the additional provision by Tokyo Electric, Tohoku Electric's maximum supply capacity will be 12.08 million kilowatts, giving it a reserve power rate of 3.2 percent.
The realization of the goal, two months ahead of schedule, also meant the authorities had eliminated 70.77 million kilowatts of small-scale, outdated power capacity during the 11th Five Year Plan period from 2006 to 2010, the official said.
Chugoku Electric said it expects to secure 13.35 million kilowatts in supply against an expected maximum demand of 11.65 million kilowatts in August in its service area of Hiroshima, Okayama, Yamaguchi, Shimane and Tottori prefectures and some nearby areas in western Japan, also by resuming operation at another thermal plant.
According to Chugoku Electric, workers had stepped up monitoring of the 1 million kilowatt unit at the Misumi power plant in Hamada, Shimane Prefecture, after they observed an increase in water replenished to the boiler starting Saturday.
The highest level of peak demand so far in July was 43.87 million kilowatts, compared to 50.57 million kilowatts in the corresponding period a year earlier.
The new prices, according to the minister, come as part of the government's economic reform program, and they will be effective as of July 1 as follows: Housing use: First bracket: From 0 to 50 kilowatts = (22 piasters up from 13).