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