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# How many homes can a megawatt power?

# How many megawatts are in 1 gigawatt?

1,000 Megawatts

# How many households will a megawatt power?

A Megawatt can power 1000 homes.

# How many tons of carbon are offset by 1 megawatt of wind power?

According to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), in 2008, the U.S. wind energy industry brought online approximately 8,500 megawatts (MW) of new wind power capacity. …This production will help avoid nearly 44 million tons of carbon emissions the equivalent of taking 7 million cars off the road. Therefore, for every megawatt of installed capacity, a wind farm can potentially earn approximately 5,175 tons of CO2e the equivalent of taxing approximately 820 cars off the road. Read more: http://www.articlesnatch.com/Article/What-Are-The-Carbon-Offset-Benefits-Of-A-Wind-Farm-/826170#ixzz0fF9gW8Fa Under Creative Commons License: Attribution No Derivatives

# How many kv in one megawatts?

Your question is rather like asking, 'How many metres are there in a kilometre per hour?'! They measure two different quantities, so you can't convert one to the other!

# About how many homes will 102 megawatts power?

Average power consumption for a person in the UK is 650 W. Assuming an average load of 3 kW per household 102 MW would power about 34,000 homes, sometimes more, sometimes le…ss.

# How many amps are required for a megawatt?

Need to know the voltage. Watts = Amps x Volts.

# How many light bulbs can 1 megawatt power?

This depends on the wattage of each bulb. If each bulb is, say, 100 watts, you can power ten thousand bulbs. To calculate for your own bulbs, divide 1,000,000 watts by t…he wattage of each bulb.

# How many homes will 100 megawatts power?

OVER 9000

# How many homes will 1 megawatts power per day?

It depends on the country and the area. In the UK it would power 200-300 houses, every day.

# How many homes will 2 megawatts power?

1000 houses

# How many homes can 3000 megawatts power?

3,000,000

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# How many homes can 1500 megawatts power?

1.2 million homes

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# How many watts are there in 1660 megawatts?

"mega-" means "1 million" (106) So in 1660 megawatts (MW) there are 1660 million watts (W) = 1.66 x 109 W

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# How many people will 1 megawatt of power service?

It's really subjective. I've heard a lot of figures used. Are you talking about homes? are you talking about "people", including their jobs (industrial, farming, etc.)? What p…art of the world are you in - is the climate hot, cold (this impacts heating and air conditioning loads), or is it just nice all year round? I've heard a rough figure of 1kW per household, but when wind farms are announced I've calculated their figure to .5kW per house as well, so there seems to be a lot of leeway. 1kW = 10 100W lights running, to put this in perspective. I've measured my George Forman grill at ~1kW (but it's only on a few minutes), Hair dryers and small space heaters can quickly get your house usage above 1kW for a period of time. But that doesn't mean all your neighbors are using similar appliances at the same time (but then again, maybe they are). So time of day may impact how much 1 megawatt will power - at 12PM, it might power 10,000 homes, but only power 500 at 6PM when everyone is making dinner, running laundry, and running the air conditioning/heating. Farmers that irrigate, and use electricity to run their pumps can be significant load. Industrial plants can also pull a lot of juice, such as arc furnaces used for smelting. I know of some such plants around 100MW, which employ around 500 people per plant, so if you include jobs this is 1MW per 5 people employed.

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# How many megawatts can a nuclear power plant produce?

The larges nuclear plants produce five or six thousand megawatts from a set of reactors.

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# How many homes will 500 megawatts power?

How much does a house use? This can vary a lot. If we assume 2kW per house on average, we get 250,000 houses, but if you have electric cooking and heating this could easily co…me to 20kW per house. The trouble with supplying electricity is that loading can vary so much from season to season and over 24 hours.