# Ton of coal equivalent conversions

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## What is ton of coal equivalent?

### Definition:

The ton of coal equivalent is a unit of energy equal to 2.93076x1010 joules (1 TCE = 2.93076x1010 J), the SI derived unit of energy. It is also equal to 2.93076x107 kilojoules (kJ), or 29,307.6 megajoules (MJ), or 29.3076 gigajoules (GJ), or 2.7778244x107 British thermal units (IT) (BTU), or 1.5432358x107 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.

*Note:*

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

### Symbol:

TCE

### Plural:

tons of coal equivalent

### Also known as:

tonne of coal equivalent (plural: tonnes of coal equivalent)

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