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  1. gigawattnoun

    One thousand million ( 10 ) watts, abbreviated as GW.


  1. gigawatt

    The watt (symbol: W) is the unit of power or radiant flux in the International System of Units (SI), equal to 1 joule per second or 1 kg⋅m2⋅s−3. It is used to quantify the rate of energy transfer. The watt is named after James Watt (1736–1819), an 18th-century Scottish inventor, mechanical engineer, and chemist who improved the Newcomen engine with his own steam engine in 1776. Watt's invention was fundamental for the Industrial Revolution.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of gigawatt in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of gigawatt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of gigawatt in a Sentence

  1. Energy Minister Krzysztof Tchorzewski:

    This is a significant help as this is 1 billion zlotys subsidy for renewable energy ... will provide us with capacity similar to one power plant, around 1 gigawatt, for me, this is extremely important as we are coming closer to the point where we would have a chance to meet the European Commission targets.

  2. Elbia Gannoum:

    There is around 1.5 gigawatt of new power capacity from wind farms depending on those lines.

  3. Markus Schaefer:

    It will be a multiple gigawatt facility and it will supply cells for our battery plants in Kamenz, Bruehl and Sindelfingen.

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