Convert Megawatts to Electric Horsepower

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1 MW = 1,340.482574 hp(E)

How to Convert Megawatts to Electric Horsepower Using an Easy Conversion Formula

Convert megawatts to electric horsepower with this simple formula:

electric horsepower = megawatts × 1,340.482574

Converting a megawatt power measurement to an electric horsepower measurement involves multiplying your power by the conversion ratio to find the result. A megawatt is equal to 1,340.482574 electric horsepower, so to convert simply multiply by 1,340.482574.

For example:
5 MW = (5 × 1,340.482574) = 6,702.412869 hp(E)

Megawatts and electric horsepower are both units used to measure power. Learn more about power and find more power measurement conversion calculators. A megawatt is a power measurement and can be abbreviated as MW, for example 1 MW. An electric horsepower is a power measurement and can be abbreviated as hp(E), for example 1 hp(E).

Mechanical horsepower is often used to measure the output of engines and motors in North America and is equal to 745.69987158227022 watts, or joules per second. Electric horsepower is used to measure the output of electric motors and other electrical machines, and is equal to exactly 746 watts.

Check out our HP to amps calculator to convert power to current.

Convert Electric Horsepower to Megawatts

Megawatt Measurements and Equivalent Electric Horsepower Conversions

Common megawatt values converted to the equivalent electric horsepower value
Megawatts Electric Horsepower
1 MW 1,340 hp(E)
2 MW 2,681 hp(E)
3 MW 4,021 hp(E)
4 MW 5,362 hp(E)
5 MW 6,702 hp(E)
6 MW 8,043 hp(E)
7 MW 9,383 hp(E)
8 MW 10,724 hp(E)
9 MW 12,064 hp(E)
10 MW 13,405 hp(E)
11 MW 14,745 hp(E)
12 MW 16,086 hp(E)
13 MW 17,426 hp(E)
14 MW 18,767 hp(E)
15 MW 20,107 hp(E)
16 MW 21,448 hp(E)
17 MW 22,788 hp(E)
18 MW 24,129 hp(E)
19 MW 25,469 hp(E)
20 MW 26,810 hp(E)
21 MW 28,150 hp(E)
22 MW 29,491 hp(E)
23 MW 30,831 hp(E)
24 MW 32,172 hp(E)
25 MW 33,512 hp(E)
26 MW 34,853 hp(E)
27 MW 36,193 hp(E)
28 MW 37,534 hp(E)
29 MW 38,874 hp(E)
30 MW 40,214 hp(E)
31 MW 41,555 hp(E)
32 MW 42,895 hp(E)
33 MW 44,236 hp(E)
34 MW 45,576 hp(E)
35 MW 46,917 hp(E)
36 MW 48,257 hp(E)
37 MW 49,598 hp(E)
38 MW 50,938 hp(E)
39 MW 52,279 hp(E)
40 MW 53,619 hp(E)

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1 MW is equal to 1,000,000 watts
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1 MW is equal to 1,000,000,000 milliwatts
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1 MW is equal to 1,000 kilowatts
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1 MW is equal to 1,341.02 mechanical horsepower
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1 MW is equal to 3,412,142.5 btu per hour
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