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## How to convert watts to kilowatts (W to kW)

The formula for converting watts to kilowatts is: kW = W × 0.001. To calculate the watt value in kilowatts first substitute the watt value into the preceding formula, and then perform the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 watt in kilowatts we follow these steps:

kW = W × 0.001

k1 = W × 0.001

kW = 0.001

In other words, 1 watt is equal to 0.001 kilowatts.

## Example Conversion

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

- Understand the conversion formula: kW = W × 0.001
- Substitute the required value. In this case we substitute 6 for W so the formula becomes: k6 = W × 0.001
- Calculate the result using the provided values. In our example the result is: 6 × 0.001 = 0.006 kW

In summary, 6 watts is equal to 0.006 kilowatts.

## Converting kilowatts to watts

In order to convert the other way around i.e. kilowatts to watts, you would use the following formula: W = kW × 1000. To convert kilowatts to watts first substitute the kilowatt value into the above formula, and then execute the calculation. If we wanted to calculate 1 kilowatt in watts we follow these steps:

W = kW × 1000

W = 1 × 1000

W = 1000

Or in other words, 1 kilowatt is equal to 1000 watts.

## Conversion Unit Definitions

### What is a Watt?

### What is a Kilowatt?

## Watts To Kilowatts Conversion Table

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

Watt (W) | Kilowatt (kW) |
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1 W | 0.001 kW |

2 W | 0.002 kW |

3 W | 0.003 kW |

4 W | 0.004 kW |

5 W | 0.005 kW |

6 W | 0.006 kW |

7 W | 0.007 kW |

8 W | 0.008 kW |

9 W | 0.009 kW |

10 W | 0.01 kW |

11 W | 0.011 kW |

12 W | 0.012 kW |

13 W | 0.013 kW |

## Other Common Watt Conversions

Below is a table of common conversions from watts to other power units.

Conversion | Result |
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1 watt in milliwatts | 1000 mW |

1 watt in megawatts | 0.000001 MW |

1 watt in gigawatts | 0.000000001 GW |

1 watt in electric horsepower | 0.001340482574 ehp |

1 watt in BTU/hr | 3.412141635133 BTU/hr |