kilowatt


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a unit of power equal to 1000 watts

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Under the EAC's current pricing policy, households consuming up to 120 kilowatt hours are charged 13.
JFK International Airport's 318-kilowatt solar installation is estimated to generate 396,000 kilowatt hours of power in its first year.
16 per kilowatt hour saved feature an additional $800 per kilowatt saved.
In December 2008, with the turbine operating at about 75 percent of availability, the bill was about $14,000 (it produced 98,000 kilowatt hours).
The utility said that the monthly bill of a residential customer using 500 kilowatt hours of power a month would increase by $3.
The company also said it has developed a prototype 1 kilowatt system, based on steam reforming, that can generate 1 kilowatt equivalent of hydrogen gas.
The table on the following page summarizes the results of this testing, showing biogas utilized, microturbine kilowatt setting, and kilowatt-hours generated.
The city's chief legislative analyst highlighted the potential solar-energy shortfall in a report on the DWP's ``green'' power program and said costs per kilowatt hour on the sampled solar installations were roughly twice the market average of 40 cents.
In order to get into wind energy we need it to be at six-and-a-half to seven cents a kilowatt.
Items to be procured include: 187 kilowatt (250 horsepower) agricultural tractors (12) in either or both of two options: Option A - 4-WD, equal wheel, articulated tractors; Option B - 4-WD, unequal wheel, rigid chassis tractors; 112 kilowatt (150 horsepower) 4-WD agricultural tractors (5); 75 kilowatt (100 horsepower) 4-WD agricultural tractors (9); 56 kilowatt (75 horsepower) 4-WD agricultural tractors (26); 34 kilowatt (45 horsepower) 2-WD cane transport tractors (4).
A kilowatt is roughly three-fourths of a horsepower.
83 cents per kilowatt hour for electricity generated by a nuclear reactor, according to the Nuclear Energy Institute, compared with 2.
Today, they cost thousands o[ dollars per kilowatt to build.