›› Convert megawatt to gigawatt


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How many megawatt in 1 gigawatt? The answer is 1000.
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The SI derived unit for power is the watt.
1 watt is equal to 1.0E-6 megawatt, or 1.0E-9 gigawatt.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
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›› Quick conversion chart of megawatt to gigawatt

1 megawatt to gigawatt = 0.001 gigawatt

10 megawatt to gigawatt = 0.01 gigawatt

50 megawatt to gigawatt = 0.05 gigawatt

100 megawatt to gigawatt = 0.1 gigawatt

200 megawatt to gigawatt = 0.2 gigawatt

500 megawatt to gigawatt = 0.5 gigawatt

1000 megawatt to gigawatt = 1 gigawatt

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›› Definition: Megawatt

The megawatt (symbol: MW) is a unit for measuring power corresponding to one million (10^6) watts.

›› Definition: Gigawatt

The SI prefix "giga" represents a factor of 109, or in exponential notation, 1E9.

So 1 gigawatt = 109 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 VA).

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