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How many kilowatt hours does it take to power New York City ...

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How many kilowatt hours does it take to power New York City for one minute?
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: General
Expert:  Scott replied 9 years ago.

Welcome back!

This year, New York City will use about 55,000 GWh of electricity. Now, let's convert that to the units you are interested in.

There are 525600 minutes in a year. There are(NNN) NNN-NNNNKWh in a GWh.

55000 GWh *1000000 KWh/GWh / 525600 min/year

= 104642 KWh per minute

Reference for the initial number: http://www.bcc.cuny.edu/institutionalDevelopment/cse/Documents/CUNY%20MSR%20-%20Market%20for%20PV%20in%20NYC.pdf

 

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-Scott

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