**Full name:** kilowatt

**Plural form:** kilowatts

**Symbol:** kW

**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
10^{3}, or in exponential notation, 1E3.

So 1 kilowatt = 10^{3} 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).

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