Convert Kilowatt-hours to British Thermal Units

Enter the energy in kilowatt-hours below to get the value converted to british thermal units.

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1 kWh = 3,412.141633 BTU

How to Convert Kilowatt-hours to British Thermal Units

conversion scale showing kilowatt-hours and equivalent british thermal units energy values

To convert a kilowatt-hour measurement to a british thermal unit measurement, multiply the energy by the conversion ratio. One kilowatt-hour is equal to 3,412.141633 british thermal units, so use this simple formula to convert:

british thermal units = kilowatt-hours × 3,412.141633

The energy in british thermal units is equal to the kilowatt-hours multiplied by 3,412.141633.

For example, here's how to convert 5 kilowatt-hours to british thermal units using the formula above.
5 kWh = (5 × 3,412.141633) = 17,060.708166 BTU

Kilowatt-hours and british thermal units are both units used to measure energy. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.


A kilowatt-hour is a measure of electrical energy equal to one kilowatt, or 1,000 watts, of power over a one hour period. Kilowatt-hours are a measure of electrical work performed over a period of time, and are often used as a way of measuring energy usage by electric companies.

Kilowatt-hours can be abbreviated as kWh, for example 1 kilowatt-hour can be written as 1 kWh.

British Thermal Units

British thermal units are a measure of heat energy. Specifically, one british thermal unit is equal to the amount of heat energy required to increase the temperature of one pound of water one degree Fahrenheit. They are often used as a way to rate the energy heat producing appliances such furnaces, and to price heating fuels such as natural gas.

The british thermal unit is a US customary unit of energy. British thermal units can be abbreviated as BTU, for example 1 british thermal unit can be written as 1 BTU.

Kilowatt-hour Measurements and Equivalent British Thermal Unit Conversions

Common kilowatt-hour values converted to the equivalent british thermal unit value
Kilowatt-hours British Thermal Units
1 kWh 3,412 BTU
2 kWh 6,824 BTU
3 kWh 10,236 BTU
4 kWh 13,649 BTU
5 kWh 17,061 BTU
6 kWh 20,473 BTU
7 kWh 23,885 BTU
8 kWh 27,297 BTU
9 kWh 30,709 BTU
10 kWh 34,121 BTU
11 kWh 37,534 BTU
12 kWh 40,946 BTU
13 kWh 44,358 BTU
14 kWh 47,770 BTU
15 kWh 51,182 BTU
16 kWh 54,594 BTU
17 kWh 58,006 BTU
18 kWh 61,419 BTU
19 kWh 64,831 BTU
20 kWh 68,243 BTU
21 kWh 71,655 BTU
22 kWh 75,067 BTU
23 kWh 78,479 BTU
24 kWh 81,891 BTU
25 kWh 85,304 BTU
26 kWh 88,716 BTU
27 kWh 92,128 BTU
28 kWh 95,540 BTU
29 kWh 98,952 BTU
30 kWh 102,364 BTU
31 kWh 105,776 BTU
32 kWh 109,189 BTU
33 kWh 112,601 BTU
34 kWh 116,013 BTU
35 kWh 119,425 BTU
36 kWh 122,837 BTU
37 kWh 126,249 BTU
38 kWh 129,661 BTU
39 kWh 133,074 BTU
40 kWh 136,486 BTU

More Kilowatt-hour Energy Conversions

Convert to Joules
1 kWh is equal to 3,600,000 joules
Convert to Kilojoules
1 kWh is equal to 3,600 kilojoules
Convert to Megajoules
1 kWh is equal to 3.6 megajoules
Convert to Gigajoules
1 kWh is equal to 0.0036 gigajoules
Convert to Calories
1 kWh is equal to 860,420.7 calories
Convert to Kilocalories
1 kWh is equal to 860.42065 kilocalories
Convert to Megacalories
1 kWh is equal to 0.860421 megacalories
Watts x Time
Convert to Watt-hours
1 kWh is equal to 1,000 watt-hours
Convert to Megawatt-hours
1 kWh is equal to 0.001 megawatt-hours
Convert to Watt-seconds
1 kWh is equal to 3,600,000 watt-seconds
Thermal Units
Convert to Million BTU
1 kWh is equal to 0.003412 million BTU
Convert to Therms
1 kWh is equal to 0.034121 therms
Convert to Quads
1 kWh is equal to 3.4121E-12 quads
Convert to Electronvolts
1 kWh is equal to 22,469,000,000,000,001,323,302,912 electronvolts
Convert to Kiloelectronvolts
1 kWh is equal to 22,469,000,000,000,000,786,432 kiloelectronvolts
Convert to Megaelectronvolts
1 kWh is equal to 22,469,000,000,000,000,000 megaelectronvolts