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How many houses can be powered by 1 kg uranium?
That's like asking how many cars can be powered by 1 gallon of gas ... it's going to depend on how long you want to keep it up. One house can be powered for a very long time, and a million houses can also be powered but not for so long. ...
How many Megawatt hour are in Gigawatt hour?
1000. A megawatt-hour is the energy you'd get with a megawatt of power for 1 hour. Energy = power * time. It's important to note that it's 'megawatt hour' and not megawatt/hour (ie. it's not megawatt per hour). A gigawatt has 1000 times the power of a megawatt. Thus, since the time is the same (both 1 hour), a gigawatt-hour = 1000 megawatt hours. ...
Asked in Ecosystems, Hydro Power
How many houses out of ten are powered by hydroelectricity in the United States of America?
About 10% of the US's electricity is hydro powered, so about 1 out of 10 homes is powered by hydroelectricity. But hydro power does account for 80% of renewable energy in the US. ...
Asked in Science, Math and Arithmetic
How many horsepower is required to produce 1 megawatt electricity?
1 horsepower is 746 watts. You would need approximately 1340.5 horsepower to produce 1 megawatt of energy. That's a lot of horses! ...