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  ARIPPA | Member Plants
This 85 megawatt cogeneration station is located in the bituminous coal mining region of western Pennsylvania.
This is a 98 megawatt cogeneration station in eastern Pennsylvania.
This 80 megawatt cogeneration plant is located in the anthracite coal mining region of eastern Pennsylvania.
www.arippa.org /members_plants.asp   (529 words)

 Megawatt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Few things can sustain the transfer or consumption of energy on this scale; some of these events or entities include: lightning strikes, naval craft (such as aircraft carriers and submarines), engineering hardware, and some scientific research equipment (such as the supercollider and large lasers).
For reference, about 10,000 100-watt lightbulbs or 2,000 computers would be needed to draw 1 megawatt.
According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the earliest citing for "megawatt" is a reference in the 1900 Webster's International Dictionary of English Language.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Megawatt   (184 words)

 Megawatt (Spider-Man character)
Megawatt then revealed his entire origin to Spidey, making several movie references along the way, as well as speaking as if his life were a screenplay.
Megawatt unleashed all his power at once in a desperate effort to break free, and ended up powerless, but nearly knocking out Spider-Man as well.
However, due to the controversy of Megawatt and his crimes, the movie he was in was a hit, becoming#1 in the U.S., Australia, and Europe.
www.marvunapp.com /Appendix/megawattspiderman.htm   (884 words)

 MegaWatt HydroCulture Dealer Program
In a matter of months and in some cases weeks, current MegaWatt HydroCulture Authorized Dealers have made their initial investment a very profitable part of their business.
Because MegaWatt HydroCulture works only with established garden centers who that know how to run a business and want to make more out of it.
Tomorrow, MegaWatt HydroCulture plans to be Canada's leading manufacturer and distributor of hydroponic supplies and equipment with a goal of expanding to 300 dealers in Canada by the end of 2005.
www.megawatthydro.com /dealer_program.html   (815 words)

 MegaWatt Lasers
MegaWatt Lasers was formed in 1997 to provide solid-state laser consulting, R&D, and small scale manufacturing capabilities to Military, Industrial, and Medical customers.
MegaWatt Lasers is currently developing Laser Ordnance Ignition and Laser Isotope Breakdown Spectroscopy technologies under two separate ARL supported R&D efforts.
Additionally, MegaWatt Lasers maintains a small laboratory and manufacturing facility on Hilton Head Island, SC where application specific solid-state lasers are developed and produced and high quality diffuse reflector pump chambers are manufactured.
www.megawattlasers.com   (253 words)

 FEMP Focus Newsletter: October 2000 - USPS Installs One-Megawatt Fuel Cell System in Alaska
Chugach was prepared for the snow to hit and used that as another reason for choosing such a large installation area, an advantage of which is low snow removal maintenance costs.
Five fuel cells, connected in parallel to produce one megawatt of electricity, now are the primary source of power for the Anchorage facility, located adjacent to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport.
Compared with electricity generated from the average combustion-based processes in the Lower 48, a one-megawatt fuel cell system would save more than 200,000 pounds of air pollution and 11 million pounds of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere during each year of operation.
www.p2pays.org /ref/21/20937.htm   (809 words)

 Press release - Oct 18, 2001 - Council analysis proposes challenging the Northwest to develop a 300-megawatt ...
The 300 megawatts, which the analysis calls a “conservation power plant” is an interim target to be pursued while the Council works on revising its Northwest Power Plan, which dates to 1998.
Acquiring 300 megawatts of cost-competitive conservation also would show that the region’s utilities and governments are committed to a diverse portfolio of power resources, he said.
That amount of conservation would be a little less than 10 percent of the 3,400 megawatts of new, gas-fired generation that is either recently completed or under construction in the Northwest.
www.nwcouncil.org /library/releases/2001/1018.htm   (653 words)

 Queensland Museum - Media Centre - Megawatt exhibition opens at The Workshops Rail Museum   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Minister for the Arts Anna Bligh said: "The Megawatt exhibition is an exhilarating show of sparks and power that aims to show the relevance of electricity in our lives.
The Megawatt exhibition is proudly supported by CS Energy.
Entry to The Workshops Rail Museum is $16 for adults, $13 for concessions, $9 for children (aged 3 to 16 years) and $46 for families (2 adults and up to children).
www.qmuseum.qld.gov.au /organisation/media/release_detail.asp?entitynum=60   (269 words)

Megawatt's mission is to energize people and community to improve the quality of life in West Seattle.
Megawatt was founded on the belief that involvement in one's community is fundamentally good; individual lives are enriched and the community as a whole is strengthened.
Megawatt aims to rebuild connections and vitalize communities through grassroots efforts one neighborhood at a time.
www.volunteersolutions.org /uwkc/org/1866585.html   (670 words)

 Megawatt | Home
This site is an online clearinghouse of volunteer opportunities and community resources that brings people together.
Megawatt was founded on a firm belief in the power of connections.
On an individual scale, such connections improve a person's quality of life.
www.megawattjunction.org   (87 words)

 Latest News
As the name suggests, Megawatt aims to "energize" the West Seattle community by creating mechanisms to build connections and effectively marshal resources and assets that exist within our community.
Megawatt's programs and services drive toward removing barriers that prevent people from feeling engaged in their community and work to strengthen the community as a whole."
Gathering of Neighbors event: Megawatt and the Delridge District Council are co-sponsoring a community gathering event in November 2004.
www.fauntleroy.net /news.htm   (825 words)

 Megawatt airborne laser prepares for 'first light' (March 2004) - Opto & Laser Europe - optics.org
The ballistic missile-killer is almost complete, and the future of the daring billion-dollar ABL project now rests on the tests it is about to undergo.
Tests will then show whether the COIL is capable of generating the megawatt 1.3 µm beam that is necessary for shooting down ballistic missiles over a range of hundreds of miles.
A total of six such modules are required to generate the megawatt beam that the ABL will use to shoot down ballistic missiles.
optics.org /articles/ole/9/3/2/1   (1427 words)

 Wind Turbine is designed for low-wind areas., GE Energy
October 11, 2005 - Rated at 1.5 megawatt, 1.5xle model features LM 40 rotor blade with 82.5 m rotor diameter that is suited for class III or weaker wind applications.
Extreme cold-weather package provides for nominal operation at temperatures as low as -30°C and in survival mode without operation at temperatures as low as -40°C. Available tower heights are 58.7, 80, and 100 m, and tallest version is also available in solid steel form with no concrete foundation.
With wind turbine design, manufacturing and assembly facilities in Germany, Spain and the United States, GE Energy is among the leading providers of wind energy products and support services, ranging from commercial wind turbines and grid integration products to project development assistance and operation and maintenance.
news.thomasnet.com /fullstory/467995/rss   (809 words)

 Megawatt in a Box Natural Gas Generator with CHP
Megawatt in a Box Natural Gas Generator with CHP
Marson Energy's Megawatt in a Box is a 1,000 kWe continuous natural gas generator with optional heat recovery equipment all in one package.
Download the Megawatt in a Box fact sheet or contact us.
www.marsonenergy.com /generators/megawatt.html   (181 words)

 California State Senate Republican Caucus
The excuse given for this insane policy is that Gray really wants that megawatt, and, since I own it, I am “forcing” him to offer $50 for that power.
John and Bob still want a megawatt, and, in order for me to generate that megawatt, it costs me $14.
Now, in supplying that megawatt Jim has to get at least $25 for the megawatt to make it worth it to him to get in the business.
republican.sen.ca.gov /opeds/36/oped802.asp   (1030 words)

 FPL Energy | Basin Electric announces two 40-megawatt wind generation projects in the Dakotas
Michael O'Sullivan, senior vice president of development for FPL Energy, said: "We're delighted to be able to add this Dakotas project to the largest wind energy portfolio in the country and are eager to work with Basin Electric Power Cooperative in this new venture." He noted that FPL Energy is committed to wind energy generation.
The company is also a leading independent producer of clean energy from natural gas, solar energy and hydroelectric power, generating more than 80 percent of its power from clean and renewable sources.
It has a total of 76 facilities, with more than 10,700 megawatts of capacity in operation, under construction or announced acquisitions in 19 states.
www.fplenergy.com /news/2002/contents/dakota_wind_news.shtml   (856 words)

 FPL Energy | FPL Energy announces plans for 30-megawatt wind farm in Pennsylvania
The turbines will have a generating capacity of 30 megawatts, providing enough electricity to power approximately 12,000 homes.
With today's announcement, FPL Energy has nearly 130 megawatts of clean, renewable wind energy either in operation, under construction or advanced development in Pennsylvania.
To date, FPL Energy has announced wind projects representing more than 670 megawatts that are expected to be operational by the end of 2003.
www.fplenergy.com /news/2003/contents/03079.shtml   (532 words)

 Energy Glossary Letter M
MEGAWATT (MW) -- One thousand kilowatts (1,000 kW) or one million (1,000,000) watts.
One megawatt is enough energy to power 1,000 average California homes.
METER -- A device for measuring levels and volumes of a customerós gas and electricity use.
www.energy.ca.gov /glossary/glossary-m.html   (910 words)

 Nigeria to Build 500-Megawatt Power Plant in Cross River State - OnlineNigeria.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A 500-megawatt power plant is to be built in Cross River State by the federal government as part of efforts to boost power supply in the country.
Cross River State Governor Donald Duke told journalists yesterday that the state government was not in position and did not have the competence to go into construction of a power plant, hence the 500 megawatt plant by the Federal Government was a welcome development.
The governor did not give details on the electricity project, but said that due to the nature of the project, it would be located in the state and it would take off soon.
nm.onlinenigeria.com /templates?a=3615&z=2   (291 words)

 Power resellers accused of megawatt laundering [Free Republic]
Records show, however, that from May to September, only 4,553 and 7,208 megawatts of power were offered to the state's power exchange for use in California from these plants.
Duke is spending $1.6 billion on major reconstruction at plants in the central coast town of Morro Bay, a facility in Monterey County and one in the San Diego area.
He should have said, "Just a couple thousand megawatts of demand that exceeds supply can drive up the price." He didn't because he wants to disguise the real problem which is CA gov. policies have prevented private industry from building enough generation capacity to meet the growing demand.
www.freerepublic.com /forum/a3a8b79bd37c7.htm   (3459 words)

 SignOnSanDiego.com > News > Business -- Firm denies megawatt laundering
The company became the subject of allegations that it engaged in megawatt laundering or ricochet trading in May, when an Oregon company told FERC it may have engaged in such practices with Sempra.
Many companies used megawatt laundering to evade caps on the maximum sale price of electricity within the state during the power crisis.
Sempra yesterday repeated denials that it did not engage in either megawatt laundering or ricochet trading.
www.signonsandiego.com /news/business/20020718-9999_1b18sempra.html   (437 words)

 Iraq Business News : New 52MW power plant for Iraq
For the third time in two weeks, Iraqi and US engineers have brought more electricity to the people of Iraq by commissioning a power plant in southern Iraq.
The 52 Megawatt generator at the Khor Az Zubayr power plant, located 40km south of Basrah, fired for the first time today, bringing enough power on line to service 156,000 Iraqi homes.
Since beginning its work in the country nearly a year ago, the Corps has added an additional 1,500 Megawatts to the Iraqi national grid.
www.iraqdirectory.com /files/articles/article089.htm   (443 words)

 Cinergy to Resume Development of 130 Megawatt Indiana Peaker   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The commission had halted development of the project in March 2000, but Cinergy said construction would restart "promptly" with the first units scheduled to be on line this July.
The facility must be operated only with natural gas and should be landscaped so that its appearance is similar to other non-residential facilities in the area, and Cinergy will have to make sure the plant doesn't cause any problems with its neighbors' well-water.
Cinergy said 50 megawatts of the plant's output will be sold under a 20-year contract to the Wabash Valley Power Association and the balance will be sold into the regional wholesale market.
www.energyonline.com /news/articles/d25-4ng.asp   (209 words)

 CNG Energy Services Has `Power Surge' in Second Quarter; Sales Total 4.5 Million Megawatt-Hours vs. 477,000 a Year ...
The company announced last month that it has signed an agreement with Ormet to provide up to 527 megawatts of power for Ormet's aluminum reduction plant and rolling mill in Hannibal, Ohio.
In May, CNG Energy Services announced a joint proposal with Seattle City Light to provide up to 30 megawatts of firm power to members of the ABAG, an agency of 104 local governments in the San Francisco Bay area.
Also in May, CNG Energy Services became one of the first energy marketers to be approved by Pennsylvania to sell electricity directly to homeowners, businesses and other end users in that state.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/7-14-97/275433&EDATE=   (635 words)

 Solar e-Clips - East Bay set to become electricity powerhouse
megawatts, or 26.6 percent of the statewide total, to the 3,749 new megawatts expected on-line by Sept. 1.
Rated at 880 megawatts and expected to produce 844 megawatts at normal operating capacity, it will be the
Altamont Wind Inc. is adding 50.4 megawatts in turbine generation by Aug. 31 at Altamont Pass.
www.californiasolarcenter.org /solareclips/2002.01/20020108-11.html   (976 words)

 Negawatt statt Megawatt - Eine Energiesparlampen-Aktion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Die Aktion "Negawatt statt Megawatt" fand von November 1990 bis nach Ostern 1991 in Schleswig-Holstein statt.
Eine Unterstützung der Idee "Nagawatt statt Megawatt" erfolgte durch einige zusätzliche Aktionen von Bürgern, öffentliche Unterstützung durch Meinungsführer sowie eine intensive und kontinuierliche Pressearbeit.
Diese Schwierigkeiten haben einen noch größeren Erfolg der Kampagne "Negawatt statt Megawatt" verhindert, belegen aber auch den Effekt der Aktion hinsichtlich der Verbrauchernachfrage.
www.nordlicht.uni-kiel.de /mega.htm   (3024 words)

 Duke Energy confirms it charged California $3,880 per megawatt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The company confirmed January sales at $3,880 per megawatt hour after The Charlotte Observer dug up sensitive pricing information in quarterly reports filed with the Federal Regulatory Energy Commission, which monitors whether wholesalers provide electricity at "just and reasonable" prices.
Davis blasted Reliant's bill as "obscene" and cited it as a reason why he is considering seizing the plants owned by Reliant, Duke and other out-of-state wholesalers who won power plants in California.
In statements Friday, Duke portrayed January's $3,880-per-megawatt-hour bill as an aberration that involved just 5,000 megawatt hours_ less than 0.1 percent of the total electricity that the company sold in California during the first three months of the year.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/news/archive/2001/06/01/financial1609EDT0202.DTL   (639 words)

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