What are megawatts?

Some articles on megawatts:

Hawaiian Electric Industries - Generation
... Oahu total firm generating capability is 1,817 megawatts for 295,282 customers ... HECO Owned Plants (oil) Megawatts Honolulu 113 Waiau 499 Kahe 651 CIP 120 Independent power producers Megawatts H-POWER (waste-to-energy) 46 Kalaeloa Partners, L.P ... (oil) 208 AES-Hawaii (coal) 180 Maui total firm generating capability is 290.1 megawatts for 67,489 customers ...
Dix Dam - Current Status
... The plant produces 24 megawatts of power with all three units on ... The three coal-fired generators can produce 700 megawatts of electricity, more than one-fifth of KU's total capacity ... of the combustion turbine units can deliver 110 megawatts each the other two can produce 164 megawatts each ...
Jordan River Dam - History
... pushed the capacity of the power plant to 26 megawatts ... A Japanese built generator replaced the old equipment, boosting power output from 26 megawatts to 175 megawatts ...
Magat Dam - Features - Power House
... Installed Capacity 360 MegaWatts Additional Capacity 180 MegaWatts Total 540 MegaWatts ...
Lake Marion (South Carolina) - Origin
... Despite its size, the Santee Dam creates only 1.92 megawatts of hydropower ... to produce the lion's share of the original scheme currently about 128 megawatts ... lost generating capacity of another 84 megawatts ...