Kilowatts Conversion

The kilowatt is a unit used to measure power. Use one of the conversion calculators below to convert to another unit of measure, or read on to learn more about kilowatts.

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Kilowatt Definition and Usage

One kilowatt is the power equal to 1,000 watts, or the energy consumption at a rate of 1,000 joules per second.

The kilowatt is a multiple of the watt, which is the SI derived unit for power. In the metric system, "kilo" is the prefix for 103. Kilowatts can be abbreviated as kW, for example 1 kilowatt can be written as 1 kW.

Kilowatts Measurement Conversion Table

Kilowatts and the equivalent power measurements
kilowatts watts microwatts milliwatts megawatts horsepower btu per hour kilocalories per hour
1 kW 1,000 W 1,000,000,000 µW 1,000,000 mW 0.001 MW 1.341022 hp 3,412 Btu/h 860.420815 kcal/h
2 kW 2,000 W 2,000,000,000 µW 2,000,000 mW 0.002 MW 2.682044 hp 6,824 Btu/h 1,721 kcal/h
3 kW 3,000 W 3,000,000,000 µW 3,000,000 mW 0.003 MW 4.023066 hp 10,236 Btu/h 2,581 kcal/h
4 kW 4,000 W 4,000,000,000 µW 4,000,000 mW 0.004 MW 5.364088 hp 13,649 Btu/h 3,442 kcal/h
5 kW 5,000 W 5,000,000,000 µW 5,000,000 mW 0.005 MW 6.70511 hp 17,061 Btu/h 4,302 kcal/h
6 kW 6,000 W 6,000,000,000 µW 6,000,000 mW 0.006 MW 8.046133 hp 20,473 Btu/h 5,163 kcal/h
7 kW 7,000 W 7,000,000,000 µW 7,000,000 mW 0.007 MW 9.387155 hp 23,885 Btu/h 6,023 kcal/h
8 kW 8,000 W 8,000,000,000 µW 8,000,000 mW 0.008 MW 10.728177 hp 27,297 Btu/h 6,883 kcal/h
9 kW 9,000 W 9,000,000,000 µW 9,000,000 mW 0.009 MW 12.069199 hp 30,709 Btu/h 7,744 kcal/h
10 kW 10,000 W 10,000,000,000 µW 10,000,000 mW 0.01 MW 13.410221 hp 34,121 Btu/h 8,604 kcal/h
11 kW 11,000 W 11,000,000,000 µW 11,000,000 mW 0.011 MW 14.751243 hp 37,534 Btu/h 9,465 kcal/h
12 kW 12,000 W 12,000,000,000 µW 12,000,000 mW 0.012 MW 16.092265 hp 40,946 Btu/h 10,325 kcal/h
13 kW 13,000 W 13,000,000,000 µW 13,000,000 mW 0.013 MW 17.433287 hp 44,358 Btu/h 11,185 kcal/h
14 kW 14,000 W 14,000,000,000 µW 14,000,000 mW 0.014 MW 18.774309 hp 47,770 Btu/h 12,046 kcal/h
15 kW 15,000 W 15,000,000,000 µW 15,000,000 mW 0.015 MW 20.115331 hp 51,182 Btu/h 12,906 kcal/h
16 kW 16,000 W 16,000,000,000 µW 16,000,000 mW 0.016 MW 21.456353 hp 54,594 Btu/h 13,767 kcal/h
17 kW 17,000 W 17,000,000,000 µW 17,000,000 mW 0.017 MW 22.797376 hp 58,006 Btu/h 14,627 kcal/h
18 kW 18,000 W 18,000,000,000 µW 18,000,000 mW 0.018 MW 24.138398 hp 61,419 Btu/h 15,488 kcal/h
19 kW 19,000 W 19,000,000,000 µW 19,000,000 mW 0.019 MW 25.47942 hp 64,831 Btu/h 16,348 kcal/h
20 kW 20,000 W 20,000,000,000 µW 20,000,000 mW 0.02 MW 26.820442 hp 68,243 Btu/h 17,208 kcal/h

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