How many hectowatt-hour in 1 gigajoule?
The answer is 2777.7777777778.
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The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 2.7777777777778E-6 hectowatt-hour, or 1.0E-9 gigajoule.
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The SI prefix "giga" represents a factor of 109, or in exponential notation, 1E9.
So 1 gigajoule = 109 joules.
The definition of a joule is as follows:
The joule (symbol J, also called newton meter, watt second, or coulomb volt) is the SI unit of energy and work. The unit is pronounced to rhyme with "tool", and is named in honor of the physicist James Prescott Joule (1818-1889).
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