Power Conversions

1 Horsepower =
745.69987 Watts
(rounded to 8 digits)
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.
A watt is the standard unit of power. It is the power needed to do one joule of work per second. A typical incandescent light bulb uses 40-100 watts.

Power Conversion Tables

(some results are rounded)
1 BTU per Hour =
2.9307 x 10-10 gigawatts
0.00039301 horsepower
0.00029307 kilowatts
2.9307 x 10-7 megawatts
0.00039847 metric horsepower
8.3333 x 10-5 tons of refrigeration
0.29307 watts
1 Gigawatt =
3.4121 x 109 btus per hour
1,341,022 horsepower
1,000,000 kilowatts
1,000 megawatts
1,359,622 metric horsepower
284,345 tons of refrigeration
1 x 109 watts
1 Horsepower =
2,544.4 btus per hour
7.4570 x 10-7 gigawatts
0.74570 kilowatts
0.00074570 megawatts
1.0139 metric horsepower
0.21204 tons of refrigeration
745.70 watts
1 Kilowatt =
3,412.1 btus per hour
1 x 10-6 gigawatts
1.3410 horsepower
0.001 megawatts
1.3596 metric horsepower
0.28435 tons of refrigeration
1,000 watts
1 Megawatt =
3,412,141 btus per hour
0.001 gigawatts
1,341.0 horsepower
1,000 kilowatts
1,359.6 metric horsepower
284.35 tons of refrigeration
1,000,000 watts
1 Metric Horsepower =
2,509.6 btus per hour
7.3550 x 10-7 gigawatts
0.98632 horsepower
0.73550 kilowatts
0.00073550 megawatts
0.20914 tons of refrigeration
735.50 watts
1 Ton of Refrigeration =
12,000 btus per hour
3.5169 x 10-6 gigawatts
4.7162 horsepower
3.5169 kilowatts
0.0035169 megawatts
4.7816 metric horsepower
3,516.9 watts
1 Watt =
3.4121 btus per hour
1 x 10-9 gigawatts
0.0013410 horsepower
0.001 kilowatts
1 x 10-6 megawatts
0.0013596 metric horsepower
0.00028435 tons of refrigeration
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