# Convert Kilowatts to Megawatts

Enter the power in kilowatts below to get the value converted to megawatts.

**Results in Megawatts:**

## How to Convert Kilowatts to Megawatts

To convert a kilowatt measurement to a megawatt measurement, multiply the power by the conversion ratio. One kilowatt is equal to 0.001 megawatts, so use this simple formula to convert:

The power in megawatts is equal to the kilowatts multiplied by 0.001.

**For example,**here's how to convert 5 kilowatts to megawatts using the formula above.

Kilowatts and megawatts are both units used to measure power. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

## Kilowatts

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 10^{3}. Kilowatts can be abbreviated as *kW*, for example 1 kilowatt can be written as 1 kW.

## Megawatts

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

The megawatt is a multiple of the watt, which is the SI derived unit for power. In the metric system, "mega" is the prefix for 10^{9}. Megawatts can be abbreviated as *MW*, for example 1 megawatt can be written as 1 MW.

## Kilowatt Measurements and Equivalent Megawatt Conversions

Kilowatts | Megawatts |
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1 kW | 0.001 MW |

2 kW | 0.002 MW |

3 kW | 0.003 MW |

4 kW | 0.004 MW |

5 kW | 0.005 MW |

6 kW | 0.006 MW |

7 kW | 0.007 MW |

8 kW | 0.008 MW |

9 kW | 0.009 MW |

10 kW | 0.01 MW |

11 kW | 0.011 MW |

12 kW | 0.012 MW |

13 kW | 0.013 MW |

14 kW | 0.014 MW |

15 kW | 0.015 MW |

16 kW | 0.016 MW |

17 kW | 0.017 MW |

18 kW | 0.018 MW |

19 kW | 0.019 MW |

20 kW | 0.02 MW |

21 kW | 0.021 MW |

22 kW | 0.022 MW |

23 kW | 0.023 MW |

24 kW | 0.024 MW |

25 kW | 0.025 MW |

26 kW | 0.026 MW |

27 kW | 0.027 MW |

28 kW | 0.028 MW |

29 kW | 0.029 MW |

30 kW | 0.03 MW |

31 kW | 0.031 MW |

32 kW | 0.032 MW |

33 kW | 0.033 MW |

34 kW | 0.034 MW |

35 kW | 0.035 MW |

36 kW | 0.036 MW |

37 kW | 0.037 MW |

38 kW | 0.038 MW |

39 kW | 0.039 MW |

40 kW | 0.04 MW |

## More Kilowatt Power Conversions

**SI Units**

- Convert to Watts
- 1 kW is equal to 1,000 watts
- Convert to Microwatts
- 1 kW is equal to 1,000,000,000 microwatts
- Convert to Milliwatts
- 1 kW is equal to 1,000,000 milliwatts

**US Customary & Imperial Units**

- Convert to Mechanical Horsepower
- 1 kW is equal to 1.341022 mechanical horsepower
- Convert to Electric Horsepower
- 1 kW is equal to 1.340483 electric horsepower
- Convert to Btu Per Hour
- 1 kW is equal to 3,412.14 btu per hour

**Other Units**

- Convert to Kilocalories Per Hour
- 1 kW is equal to 860.420815 kilocalories per hour