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In last week’s issue of the Petersburg Pilot, the front page story reporting on the borough’s 24-hour diesel campaign used the term megawatts when describing the amount of electricity produced each day by the diesel generators while running for different amounts of time and capacities. The term should have been megawatt-hours.

A megawatt is a unit of power that is created by the borough’s diesel generators. A megawatt-hour is the total amount of power that is consumed by the borough. For example, last week’s story about the 24-hour diesel campaign said that prior to running the gen...

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