How many horsepower [electric] in 1 kilowatt?
The answer is 1.3404825737265.
We assume you are converting between horsepower [electric] and kilowatt.
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The SI derived unit for power is the watt.
1 watt is equal to 0.0013404825737265 horsepower [electric], or 0.001 kilowatt.
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Quick conversion chart of horsepower [electric] to kilowatt

1 horsepower [electric] to kilowatt = 0.746 kilowatt

5 horsepower [electric] to kilowatt = 3.73 kilowatt

10 horsepower [electric] to kilowatt = 7.46 kilowatt

20 horsepower [electric] to kilowatt = 14.92 kilowatt

30 horsepower [electric] to kilowatt = 22.38 kilowatt

40 horsepower [electric] to kilowatt = 29.84 kilowatt

50 horsepower [electric] to kilowatt = 37.3 kilowatt

75 horsepower [electric] to kilowatt = 55.95 kilowatt

100 horsepower [electric] to kilowatt = 74.6 kilowatt

The electrical horsepower is used by the electrical industry for electrical machines and is defined to be exactly 746 W (at 100% efficiency).

Definition: Kilowatt

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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