Kilowatt hour conversions

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What is 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. It 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.

Note:
The SI is an abbreviation for the International System of Units.

Symbol:

kWh

Plural:

kilowatt hours

Also known as:

kilowatt-hour (plural: kilowatt-hours)

Kilowatt hour conversions: direct access

A detailed list with conversions from kilowatt hours to other (metric, imperial, or customary) energy measurement units is shown below.