# Megawatts To Kilowatts Conversion

1 MW = 1,000 kW

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## How to convert megawatts to kilowatts (MW to kW)

The formula for converting megawatts to kilowatts is: kW = MW × 1000. To calculate the megawatt value in kilowatts first substitute the megawatt value into the preceding formula, and then perform the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 megawatt in kilowatts we follow these steps:

kW = MW × 1000

kW = 1 × 1000

kW = 1000

In other words, 1 megawatt is equal to 1000 kilowatts.

## Example Conversion

Let's take a look at an example. The step-by-step process to convert 8 megawatts to kilowatts is:

- Understand the conversion formula: kW = MW × 1000
- Substitute the required value. In this case we substitute 8 for MW so the formula becomes: kW = 8 × 1000
- Calculate the result using the provided values. In our example the result is: 8 × 1000 = 8000 kW

In summary, 8 megawatts is equal to 8000 kilowatts.

## Converting kilowatts to megawatts

In order to convert the other way around i.e. kilowatts to megawatts, you would use the following formula: MW = kW × 0.001. To convert kilowatts to megawatts first substitute the kilowatt value into the above formula, and then execute the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 kilowatt in megawatts we follow these steps:

MW = kW × 0.001

MW = 1 × 0.001

MW = 0.001

Or in other words, 1 kilowatt is equal to 0.001 megawatts.

## Conversion Unit Definitions

### What is a Megawatt?

### What is a Kilowatt?

## Megawatts To Kilowatts Conversion Table

Below is a lookup table showing common megawatts to kilowatts conversion values.

Megawatt (MW) | Kilowatt (kW) |
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1 MW | 1000 kW |

2 MW | 2000 kW |

3 MW | 3000 kW |

4 MW | 4000 kW |

5 MW | 5000 kW |

6 MW | 6000 kW |

7 MW | 7000 kW |

8 MW | 8000 kW |

9 MW | 9000 kW |

10 MW | 10000 kW |

11 MW | 11000 kW |

12 MW | 12000 kW |

13 MW | 13000 kW |