How many kilowatt in 1 megawatts?
The answer is 1000.
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The SI derived unit for power is the watt.
1 watt is equal to 0.001 kilowatt, or 1.0E-6 megawatts.
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The SI prefix "kilo" represents a factor of 103, or in exponential notation, 1E3.
So 1 kilowatt = 103 watts.
The definition of a watt is as follows:
The watt (symbol: W) is the SI derived unit for power. It is equivalent to one joule per second (1 J/s), or in electrical units, one volt ampere (1 V·A).
The megawatt (symbol: MW) is a unit for measuring power corresponding to one million (10^6) watts.
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