# Watt Hours To Megawatt Hours Conversion

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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 HourConversions

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

ConversionResult
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