Definition of negawatt in English:

negawatt

noun

  • A unit of energy saved as a result of conservation measures, such as reducing the use of heat or electricity.

    ‘they're aiming to be the first nation to allow consumers to sell negawatts of electricity back to the grid’

Origin

1980s: from nega- + watt, on the pattern of megawatt.

Pronunciation

negawatt

/ˈnɛɡəwɒt/