Convert erg/second to gigawatt - Conversion of Measurement Units

Convert erg/second to gigawatt

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How many erg/second in 1 gigawatt?
The answer is 1.0E+16.
We assume you are converting between erg/second and gigawatt.
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The SI derived unit for power is the watt.
1 watt is equal to 10000000 erg/second, or 1.0E-9 gigawatt.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
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The SI prefix "giga" represents a factor of
10^{9}, or in exponential notation, 1E9.

So 1 gigawatt = 10^{9} 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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