watt-hour

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a unit of energy equal to the power of one watt operating for one hour

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Tesla, a United States-based automaker, has announced that its Supercharger network has generated one gigawatt-hour of electricity in June.
On average, it will be able to produce 1,130 gigawatt-hours of electricity per annum from 743 gigawatt-hours generated in 2012.
6 /PRNewswire/ -- New York State Electric & Gas Corporation (NYSEG) yesterday issued a request for proposals for approximately 6,500 gigawatt-hours of firm energy from power producers and marketers who trade in the Northeast.
The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Energy Star Office Equipment Program has registered 2,000 computer, printer and monitor models as energy-efficient, and it estimates the program will save 17,000 gigawatt-hours per year by 2010.
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) is seeking proposals for 2,200 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of energy per year--worth approximately $176 million annually--from "green power" resources such as solar, wind, and geothermal power.
The US Department of Energy estimates that improved system controls including variable speed drives could save nearly 15,000 gigawatt-hours per year in electrical energy and potentially $900 million dollars per year in energy savings in pump, fan and compressed air systems alone.
The power plant produces approximately 1,800 gigawatt-hours of electricity and 2,200 gigawatt-hours of district heat per year.
Sales declined almost 2% to 1,005 gigawatt-hours in fiscal 2006 mainly as a result of warmer heating-season weather compared to last year.
That would lead to geothermal capacity equal to over 2000 gigawatt-hours of new production per year, and lift geothermal production by a third once completed.
2 percent higher for the year compared with 1994, increasing from 59,241 gigawatt-hours to 62,932 gigawatt-hours.
Napocor produces more than 40,000 gigawatt-hours of electricity, about the same amount as generated in the states of New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island and Delaware combined.
Due to the modernization, an additional 70 gigawatt-hours will be generated every year, thus covering the energy demand for more than 14,000 households.
Included in the power SCE purchases for customers is the nation's largest renewable energy portfolio - approximately 13,000 gigawatt-hours per year from independent wind, solar, biomass, geothermal, and small hydro projects.
2 gigawatt-hours was provided by the thermal power generation.
Although the company's plants have approximately 2,200 gigawatt-hours of total storage capacity, persistent low water flows would result in reduced power generation.