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KW

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for KUWAIT.

KW

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the State of Kuwait. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Kuwaiti bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Kuwait. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Kuwait. Each Kuwaiti governate has its own code with the prefix "KW." For example, the code for the Prefecture of Jahrah is ISO 3166-2:KW-JA.
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* Demand Response (DR) Enablement--Incentives have increased from $200 per kilowatt saved to $800.
The people using up to 700 kilowatts have to pay four afs per kilowatt and those with higher consumption levels had to pay six afs per kilowatt, the official explained.
Comparing the schematics of Figure 1 illustrates the increase in chiller kilowatt (330 - 323 = 7 kW * 4 = 28 kW) is less than the decrease in tower kilowatt (40 - 28 = 12 kW * 4 = 48 kW) for a net reduction of 20 kW by operating the tower at 88% fan speed, as shown by the plant kilowatt values on the schematics of Figure 1.
The report said 486 wind power stations were operating across China by August 2011, and the country had world's biggest 39.24 million kilowatts of installed power generation capacity, the Xinhua news agency reports.
"The cost per kilowatt in the industrial sector is now 65 fils, but they are only required to pay 40 fils because the Government of Sharjah will pay the difference."
The company also said it has developed a prototype 1 kilowatt system, based on steam reforming, that can generate 1 kilowatt equivalent of hydrogen gas.
IT HAS A WIND TURBINE SYSTEM THAT CAN GENERATE 50 KILOWATTS OF POWER.
The table on the following page summarizes the results of this testing, showing biogas utilized, microturbine kilowatt setting, and kilowatt-hours generated.
Items to be procured include: 187 kilowatt (250 horsepower) agricultural tractors (12) in either or both of two options: Option A - 4-WD, equal wheel, articulated tractors; Option B - 4-WD, unequal wheel, rigid chassis tractors; 112 kilowatt (150 horsepower) 4-WD agricultural tractors (5); 75 kilowatt (100 horsepower) 4-WD agricultural tractors (9); 56 kilowatt (75 horsepower) 4-WD agricultural tractors (26); 34 kilowatt (45 horsepower) 2-WD cane transport tractors (4).
Lo que siguio succiono a los consumidores dentro de la discusion sobre que era un kilowatt y por que debia costar mas.
A kilowatt is roughly three-fourths of a horsepower.