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a unit of power equal to one million watts

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Construction of the second phase of 350 megawatts could begin as early as 2009.
Japan's capacity came to 1,231 megawatts in 2005, up 32 percent from 936 megawatts the previous year.
China has nearly unlimited wind resources, and could eventually harness as much as 600,000 megawatts, according to Corin Millais of the European Wind Energy Association.
Energy usage for the four days the four days of 2004 Republican National Convention is estimated by ConEdison Solutions to total 474 megawatt hours (MWH), enough energy to cover the annual electricity usage of approximately 110 typical New York City residences.
"We think the government needs to move very quickly if they're going to meet their commitment to bring over 27,000 megawatts of new renewables by 2010," says Boileau, including 13,500 megawatts by 2007.
The General Electric turbines scheduled to be installed by Cape Wind (resulting from GE's purchase of Enron's wind assets at fire-sale prices) offer a whopping 3.6 megawatts each, are 40 stories tall on thin towers, and boast three prop-like blades the length of two jumbo jets.
Northland's McLean's Mountain proposal near Little Current is one of 90 projects that came forward during the spring, in the province's invitation to find 300 megawatts of new renewable power.
At present, about 18 percent of electricity production in Azerbaijan falls on alternative energy sources, among which hydro power plants hold main share, although most of the country's potential in this area falls on solar energy (estimated at 5,000 megawatts).
According to spokesperson of Ministry of Water and Power, the highest generation recorded last year was 17430 megawatts.
In total, around 17,045 megawatts of energy would be generated through early harvest prioritized as well as actively promoted China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects all across the country to overcome energy crisis, bolstering economic activities and promote growth.
Summary: JEDDAH: Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) was successful in adding 2,180 megawatts to the country's power distribution network during the past nine months, the company said in a statement on Monday.
WIND FARMS and renewable energy sources are the way forward, the Cyprus Wind Energy Association's secretary Christos Tsingis said yesterday, suggesting that if certain measures were taken the system would be bolstered by 50 to 70 megawatts daily.
Iran's power generating capacity went up to 60,000 megawatts after the second gas unit at its Semnan Combined Cycle Power Plant in northern Iran came online on Saturday, Iran Daily has reported.