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What does TW stand for?
TW stands for TeraWatt (10^12 watts)
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We have 26 other meanings of TW in our Acronym Attic
- Te Weten (Dutch: to wit)
- Team Work
- Team Wound (gaming slang)
- Technical Writer/Writing
- Technology Watch
- Technowizard (Rifts roleplaying game)
- TekWar (video game)
- Telstra Wholesale (Australia)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The world's total energy consumption in 2006 was equivalent to a constant-use rate of 16 terawatts (one terawatt, or TW, equals 1 trillion watts).
Even though the human race uses 16 terawatts of energy today, there's 16 terawatts of energy from the Sun that hits the Earth every 88 minutes.
3 percent of demand across the EU's 27 states, some 182 Terawatt hours (TWh).
2 terawatts "but the relative contributions from residual primordial heat and radiogenic decay remain uncertain.
In the years since Chernobyl, the figures are as follows: Coal, 6,400 deaths (342 per terawatt year of electricity generated); natural gas, 1,200 (85); hydroelectricity, 4,000 (883); nuclear .
It costs $300 million to $400 million to generate each terawatt hour, according to Ragna Sara Jonsdottir, a spokeswoman at Landsvirkjun.
The report forecasts an increase in regional generation to 1,518 terawatt hours by 2015, indicating a rise of almost 25 per cent from 2010 to 2015.