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The following definitions reflect those used by the International Energy Agency (IEA); definitions used by other organisations and publications may vary.

kWe

kilowatt electrical capacity

KWES

 (booklet published by the IEA)

K

Kelvin

kb

thousand barrels

kb/d

thousand barrels per day

kcal

kilocalorie

kg

kilogramme

kgCO2-eq

kilogramme of carbon-dioxide equivalent

kJ

kilojoule

kl

thousand litres

km

kilometre

km/h

kilometre per hour

km²

square kilometre

kt

kilotonne

kV

kilovolt

kW

kilowatt

kWh

kilowatt hour

kWth

kilowatt thermal capacity