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How many megajoules in 1 gigawatt hour? The answer is 3600000.
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The SI derived unit for energy is the joule.
1 joule is equal to 1.0E-6 megajoules, or 2.7777777777778E-13 gigawatt hour.
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›› Definition: Megajoule

The SI prefix "mega" represents a factor of 106, or in exponential notation, 1E6.

So 1 megajoule = 106 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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