Watt Hours To Megawatt Hours Conversion


1 Wh = 0.000001 MWh

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How to convert watt hours to megawatt hours (Wh to MWh)

The formula for converting watt hours to megawatt hours is: MWh = Wh × 0.000001. To calculate the watt hour value in megawatt hours first substitute the watt hour value into the preceding formula, and then perform the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 watt hour in megawatt hours we follow these steps:

MWh = Wh × 0.000001

M1 = Wh × 0.000001

MWh = 0.000001

In other words, 1 watt hour is equal to 0.000001 megawatt hours.

Example Conversion

Let's take a look at an example. The step-by-step process to convert 6 watt hours to megawatt hours is:

  1. Understand the conversion formula: MWh = Wh × 0.000001
  2. Substitute the required value. In this case we substitute 6 for Wh so the formula becomes: M6 = Wh × 0.000001
  3. Calculate the result using the provided values. In our example the result is: 6 × 0.000001 = 0.000006 MWh

In summary, 6 watt hours is equal to 0.000006 megawatt hours.

Converting megawatt hours to watt hours

In order to convert the other way around i.e. megawatt hours to watt hours, you would use the following formula: Wh = MWh × 1000000. To convert megawatt hours to watt hours first substitute the megawatt hour value into the above formula, and then execute the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 megawatt hour in watt hours we follow these steps:

Wh = MWh × 1000000

Wh = 1 × 1000000

Wh = 1000000

Or in other words, 1 megawatt hour is equal to 1000000 watt hours.

Conversion Unit Definitions

What is a Watt Hour?

A watt-hour (Wh) is a unit of energy commonly used in the context of electricity consumption and production. It represents the amount of energy consumed or produced by a one-watt electrical device operating for one hour.
Mathematically, 1 watt-hour is equal to the energy used by a one-watt device over a period of one hour. It can also be expressed as: 1 Wh = 1 watt × 1 hour.
Watt-hours are used to measure the total energy usage of appliances, buildings, or entire power grids over a specific period of time. For example, if a 100-watt light bulb is turned on for 10 hours, it consumes 1,000 watt-hours or 1 kilowatt-hour (kWh) of electricity (since 1 kWh = 1,000 Wh).
Watt-hours are widely used by utility companies to measure and bill for electricity consumption by households and businesses.

What is a Megawatt Hour?

A megawatt-hour (MWh) is a unit of energy equivalent to one million watt-hours or 1,000 kilowatt-hours. It is commonly used in the context of large-scale electricity generation, distribution, and consumption.
Mathematically, 1 megawatt-hour is equal to: 1 MWh = 1,000 kilowatt-hours (kWh) = 1,000,000 watt-hours (Wh).
Megawatt-hours are used by utility companies, industries, and large institutions to measure and quantify significant amounts of electricity. One megawatt-hour represents the energy consumption of one megawatt (1,000 kilowatts) of power over the course of one hour. It's a standard unit used to assess the energy output or consumption of power plants, estimate the electricity needs of cities, and calculate the efficiency and productivity of industrial processes.

Watt Hours To Megawatt Hours Conversion Table

Below is a lookup table showing common watt hours to megawatt hours conversion values.

Watt Hour (Wh)Megawatt Hour (MWh)
1 Wh0.000001 MWh
2 Wh0.000002 MWh
3 Wh0.000003 MWh
4 Wh0.000004 MWh
5 Wh0.000005 MWh
6 Wh0.000006 MWh
7 Wh0.000007 MWh
8 Wh0.000008 MWh
9 Wh0.000009 MWh
10 Wh0.00001 MWh
11 Wh0.000011 MWh
12 Wh0.000012 MWh
13 Wh0.000013 MWh

Other Common Watt Hour Conversions

Below is a table of common conversions from watt hours to other energy units.

1 watt hour in joules3600 J
1 watt hour in kilojoules3.6 kJ
1 watt hour in megajoules0.0036 MJ
1 watt hour in calories859.84522785899 cal
1 watt hour in kilowatt hours0.001 kWh
1 watt hour in watt seconds3600 Ws
1 watt hour in btus3.4144259497 Btu
1 watt hour in therms0.000034144259497 thm