One megawatt is the unit of power equal to 1,000 kilowatts. MW(th) denotes the thermal power of a generating station, that is, the rate at which heat is produced (by combustion if it is a conventional thermal plant, by fission in the reactor core if it is a nuclear reactor). MW(e) denotes the electrical power output of the station and is only a fraction of the thermal power - typically about 30% for a heavy water reactor and up to 40% for a modern fossil-fuel-fired station. The latter radio - MW(e)/MW(th) - is called the thermal efficiency of the power station.

A megawatt is a million watts, sufficient power to light 10,000 100-watt bulbs, or enough electricity for around 3,000 households. The watt is a unit of power, equal to one joule per second. Sometimes the unit MWe, or "megawatt electric" is used to distinguish the electrical power produced by a plant from the larger amount of heat (MWt, or megawatt thermal) required to make that electricity, due to the inherent limitation on the efficiency of converting heat to electricity.

1,000,000 watts or 1,000 kilowatts. Abbreviated MW

A unit of electricity equivalent to 1000 kilowatts.

The generating capacity of utility generating equipment is expressed in megawatts, a megawatt is 1,000 kilowatts.

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a measurement of the rate at which electric energy can be transferred and is used as a measure of electric generation capacity

a measure of instantaneous demand for electricity and generation needed to meet this demand

a million watts and is the usual unit for describing the power capacity for electricity generating units

a thousand homes, so figure about a half-million homes will be taken offline

One megawatt of capacity produced continuously over a period of one year.

1000 kilowatts or 1,000,000 Watts.

The measurement unit describing the generating capacity of power plants. One megawatt equals 1,000 kW.

Equal to 1,000 kilowatts or 1 million watts.

1,000 kilowatts, or 1 million watts; standard measure of electric power plant generating capacity.

Unit of electric power - 1000 kilowatts or 1 million watts

One megawatt equals one thousand kilowatts. A kilowatt is the electrical energy required to turn on ten 100 watt light bulbs and is equivalent to 1.34 horsepower.

1 million watts or 1 thousand kilowatts (1,000,000 watts).

1 million watts (sometimes MMW).

1,000 kilowatts or 1,000,000 watts.

A unit of bulk power; 1000 kilowatts.

The equivalent to one thousand kilowatts (kW).

A measure of bulk power; the equivalent of 1,000 kilowatts or 1 million watts; the unit is generally used to describe the output of a generator

A unit of electrical power equal to 1 million watts.

1 MW = 1000 kW (kiloWatts).

A measure of real electric power: 1 MW = 1,000 kilowatts or 1 million watts.

A measurement of power equal to 1 million watts.

A measure of demand that equals 1000 kilowatts. The demand quantities on bills are measured in megawatts or in kilowatts.

A million watts or 1,000 kilowatts.

1 million watts or 1,000kW.

equals 1,000 kilowatts or enough to power 10,000 100-watt light bulbs.

a unit of energy equal to 1,000 kilowatts (1 million watts).

A measure of instantaneous electric power consumption or production. Equal to one thousand KW.

1,000,000 watts of power or 1,000 kilowatts.

A unit of power equal to 1,000,000 (106) Watts.

1 million watts or 1,000 kilowatts.

A unit of power, = 106 watts. MWe refers to electric output from a generator, MWt to thermal output from a reactor or heat source (eg the gross heat output of a reactor itself, typically three times the MWe figure).

is 1 million watts. A watt is a measure of electricity use or production.