a unit of power, equal to 1000
one thousand watts
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A unit of power equal to 1,000 watts.
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In its top-secret world, the coin of the realm is the kilowatt.
Some utility companies purchase green power in your name for only pennies more per kilowatt.
It's plentiful and relatively cheap-maybe a few cents a kilowatt-hour for them to mine and burn.
Today photovoltaic cells cannot compete with electricity in terms of price per kilowatt-hour.
So, while you are using less electricity, you're paying more for each kilowatt hour used.
Today, the industry finds that for every kilowatt of power it uses to drive a server, another kilowatt is needed to cool it.
Previous prototypes have cost thousands of dollars per kilowatt to manufacture, he says.
The code unlocks the system until a set number of kilowatt-hours is consumed.
To produce a milliwatt of power, unfortunately, the reactor consumes a kilowatt.