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How many watt in 1 gigawatt? The answer is 1000000000.
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The SI derived unit for power is the watt.
1 watt is equal to 1.0E-9 gigawatt.
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›› Definition: Watt

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).


›› 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 V·A).


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