# Kilowatts (kW) to Volt-Amps (VA) Electrical Conversion Calculator

Convert kilowatts (kW) to volt-amps (VA) by entering the power and power factor below.

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## How to Convert Volt-amps to Kilowatts

Volt-amps and kilowatts are both measures of electrical power but they’re slightly different. Volt-amps measure the apparent power in a circuit while kilowatts measure the real power. Because of the power factor they are not always exactly equal.

Use the formula below for the conversion.

### VA to kW Conversion Formula

VA = (1,000 × kW) ÷ PF

Volt-amps are equal to 1,000 times the kilowatts, divided by the power factor.

**For example,** convert 5 kW with an 80% power factor to volt amps.

VA = (1,000 × 5 kW) ÷ 0.8

VA = 5,000 ÷ 0.8

VA = 6,250 VA

## Equivalent Kilowatts and Volt-amps Chart

kW | VA |
---|---|

5 kW | 6,250 VA |

7.5 kW | 9,375 VA |

10 kW | 12,500 VA |

15 kW | 18,750 VA |

20 kW | 25,000 VA |

25 kW | 31,250 VA |

30 kW | 37,500 VA |

40 kW | 50,000 VA |

50 kW | 62,500 VA |

60 kW | 75,000 VA |

75 kW | 93,750 VA |

100 kW | 125,000 VA |