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# GWH,MW, KV, CC, CA

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 14:11 Sep 14, 2000
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
 Spanish term or phrase: GWH,MW, KV, CC, CA ELECTRICITY SUPPLY
 Keith Absalom
 English translation:Please see below: Explanation:GWH - Gigawatt-hours (?)(Billions of watts);(Note: this sounds like a tremendous power rating; I think the "H" belongs on your next acronym - MWH) MW - Megawatt (Millions of watts) KV - Kilovolt (Thousands of volts) DC - Direct Current (Sp. "CC") AC - Alternating Current (Sp. "CA") Regards. Luis Luis
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nasee beloTelesforo Fernandez
naSee belowIvan Sanchez
na>> please see below <<
 Luis Luis
naGWH, MW & KV are the same. CC Corriente continuo,
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19 mins
GWH, MW & KV are the same. CC Corriente continuo,

Explanation:
CA, corriente accesorio.

 ParrotSpainLocal time: 18:29Native speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in pair: 7645

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37 mins

Explanation:
GWH - Gigawatt-hours (?)(Billions of watts);(Note: this sounds like a tremendous power rating; I think the "H" belongs on your next acronym - MWH)
MW - Megawatt (Millions of watts)
KV - Kilovolt (Thousands of volts)
DC - Direct Current (Sp. "CC")
AC - Alternating Current (Sp. "CA")

Regards.
Luis Luis

 Luis LuisUnited StatesLocal time: 11:29Native speaker of: PortuguesePRO pts in pair: 171

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2 hrs
>> please see below <<

Explanation:
GWH = GWh = gigawatt hour (one billion watt-hours. A huge amount of power, indeed. Most plants that produce this amount of electricity are rated in the hundreds of GWh, usually from 300 to 800). Note that in English, the "h" is not capitalized

MW = MW = megawatt, or one million watts. Here, the "M" must be capitalized, because "mW' = "milliwatt" (one one-thousandth of a single watt). As with GWh, the "h" in "MWh" (megawatt hour) is not capitalized.

KV = kV = kilovolt (one thousand volts). Lower-case "k" is correct in English.

CC = "corriente continua" = direct current = DC electricity

CA = "corriente alterna" = alternating current = AC electricity

Hope this helps! -- HC

IEEE Standard Dictionary of Electrical and Electronics Terms
Louis Robb, Diccionario para Ingenieros --- Dictionary of Engineering Acronyms & Abbrevs.
 HeathcliffUnited StatesLocal time: 09:29Native speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in pair: 843

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6 hrs
See below

Explanation:
GWH: GigaWatt/Hour: Giga=thousand millions("billion", in U.S.,"millardo" in Spain)
MW: MegaWatt: Mega= 1 million (1,000,000).
KV: KiloVoltio: Kilo= 1000.
CC: Corriente Continua ( English:DC).
CA: Corriente Alterna ( " :AC).
Luck!

 Ivan SanchezLocal time: 12:29Native speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in pair: 168
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13 hrs
see belo

Explanation:
I agree with Angolano. He is the first to give the answer. Other answers confirm his answer.

 Telesforo FernandezLocal time: 21:59PRO pts in pair: 262
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