## ››Convert hectowatt hour to petajoule

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How many hectowatt-hour in 1 petajoule? The answer is 2777777777.7778.
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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-15 petajoule.
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## ››Definition: Petajoule

The SI prefix "peta" represents a factor of 1015, or in exponential notation, 1E15.

So 1 petajoule = 1015 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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