# Ton of coal equivalent conversions

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## About ton of coal equivalent

The **ton of coal equivalent** (or **tonne of coal equivalent**) is a unit of energy equal to 2.93076 × 10^{10} joules (1 TCE = 2.93076 × 10^{10} J), the SI derived unit of energy.

The ton of coal equivalent (TCE) is also equal to 2.93076 × 10^{7} kilojoules (kJ), or 29,307.6 megajoules (MJ), or 29.3076 gigajoules (GJ), or 2.7778244 × 10^{7} British thermal units (IT) (BTU), or 1.5432358 × 10^{7} Celsius heat units (IT) (CHU), or 7,004,684.512 kilocalories (thermochemical) (kcal) or 8,141 kilowatt hours (kWh).

The ton of coal equivalent is the energy that results by burning one metric ton (or tonne) of coal. The metric ton (or tonne) is a unit of mass equal to 1,000 kilograms or 2,204.6 pounds.

Symbol: TCE

Plural: tons of coal equivalent

Also known as: tonne of coal equivalent (plural: tonnes of coal equivalent)