[ gig-uh-wot, jig- ]
/ ˈgɪg əˌwɒt, ˈdʒɪg- /
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one billion watts. Abbreviation: GW, Gw
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Provincial governments in China green-lit more coal-plant projects in the first half of 2020 than they did in 2018 and 2019 combined—17 gigawatts in all, enough to power several million homes.Xi Jinping’s ‘carbon neutrality’ bombshell leaves China in a climate conundrum|Naomi Xu Elegant|October 31, 2020|Fortune