negawatt - definition and synonyms

noun
  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    a measure of energy efficiency, ie electricity that is not generated when people reduce their energy consumption

    Every negawatt generated has the potential to increase our wealth and health as few other investments can. Negawatts enable us to do more with less and the opportunities are almost boundless. Energy efficiency is the great new energy resource of our future and a vital key to a sustainable environment.

    Submitted by Dorothy from United States on 27/11/2009