Kilowatt hour conversions

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kilowatt hour (unit of energy), pl. kilowatt hours, abbr. kWh

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About kilowatt hour

The kilowatt hour, or kilowatt-hour, is a unit of energy equal to 3,600,000 joules (1 kWh = 3,600,000 J), the SI derived unit of energy.

The kilowatt hour (kWh) is also equal to 3,600 kilojoules (kJ), or 860.42065 kilocalories (thermochemical) (kcal), or 3,600,000 watt seconds (Ws), or 1,000 watt hours (Wh), or 0.001 megawatt hours (MWh) or 10-6 gigawatt hours (GWh).

The kilowatt hour is used for metering small amounts of electrical energy to residential customers.

Symbol: kWh

Plural: kilowatt hours

Also known as: kilowatt-hour (plural: kilowatt-hours)

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