Volt-amps (VA) to Kilowatts (kW) Electrical Conversion Calculator

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

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How to Convert Kilowatts to Volt-amps

Both kilowatts and volt-amps measure electrical power. Kilowatts is a measure of real power while volt-amps are a measure of apparent power. Because the amount of apparent power is not always able to used for real work due to the power factor, converting between them requires the formula below.

kW to VA Conversion Formula

kW = (VA × PF) ÷ 1,000

Kilowatts are equal to the volt-amps times the power factor, divided by 1,000.

For example, follow this example to convert 45 VA with a power factor of 80% to kilowatts.

kW = (45 VA × 0.8) ÷ 1,000
kW = 36 ÷ 1,000
kW = 0.036 kW

Equivalent Volt-amps and Kilowatts Chart

Equivalent volt-amp (VA) and kilowatt (kW) ratings using an 80% power factor.
VA kW
6,250 VA 5 kW
9,375 VA 7.5 kW
12,500 VA 10 kW
18,750 VA 15 kW
25,000 VA 20 kW
31,250 VA 25 kW
37,500 VA 30 kW
50,000 VA 40 kW
62,500 VA 50 kW
75,000 VA 60 kW
93,750 VA 75 kW
125,000 VA 100 kW