Full name: kilowatt
Plural form: kilowatts
Category type: power
Scale factor: 1000
The SI derived unit for power is the watt.
1 watt is equal to 0.001 kW.
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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).