Megawatt Conversions

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1 Megawatt =
1,341.022090 Horsepower (Mechanical)
(rounded to 6 decimal places)

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Megawatts

A megawatt is 1 million watts.

Modern locomotives typically have a peak power output of 5 or 6 megawatts.

Horsepower (Mechanical)

Mechanical horsepower is commonly used to measure the maximum power of a car's engine in the United States or the UK. It is approximately equal to 746 watts.