Milliwatts to Megawatts Conversion

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

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1,000,000 mW = 0.001 MW

How to Convert Milliwatts to Megawatts

To convert a milliwatt measurement to a megawatt measurement, divide the power by the conversion ratio. One megawatt is equal to 1,000,000,000 milliwatts, so use this simple formula to convert:

megawatts = milliwatts ÷ 1,000,000,000

The power in megawatts is equal to the milliwatts divided by 1,000,000,000.

For example, here's how to convert 5,000,000,000 milliwatts to megawatts using the formula above.
5,000,000,000 mW = (5,000,000,000 ÷ 1,000,000,000) = 5 MW

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

Milliwatts

One milliwatt is the power equal to 1/1,000 of a watt, or the energy consumption at a rate of 1/1,000 of a joule per second.

The milliwatt is a multiple of the watt, which is the SI derived unit for power. In the metric system, "milli" is the prefix for 10-3. Milliwatts can be abbreviated as mW; for example, 1 milliwatt can be written as 1 mW.

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 106. Megawatts can be abbreviated as MW; for example, 1 megawatt can be written as 1 MW.

Milliwatt to Megawatt Conversion Table

Milliwatt measurements converted to megawatts
Milliwatts Megawatts
1 mW 0.000000001 MW
2 mW 0.000000002 MW
3 mW 0.000000003 MW
4 mW 0.000000004 MW
5 mW 0.000000005 MW
6 mW 0.000000006 MW
7 mW 0.000000007 MW
8 mW 0.000000008 MW
9 mW 0.000000009 MW
10 mW 0.00000001 MW
100 mW 0.0000001 MW
1,000 mW 0.000001 MW
10,000 mW 0.00001 MW
100,000 mW 0.0001 MW
1,000,000 mW 0.001 MW
10,000,000 mW 0.01 MW
100,000,000 mW 0.1 MW
1,000,000,000 mW 1 MW