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# What Is One Unit of Electricity in Kilowatts?

**There is one kilowatt in a unit of electricity.** This refers to one kilowatt-hour or kWh. One kWh refers to the total energy that is used by a 1kW rated electrical device for an hour.

Electricity is normally sold in units of electricity or kWh. Each electrical device has its own power rating. For example, an immersion heater has a power rating of 3000W while a freeze has a power rating of 150W. Power refers to the energy consumption rate and is measured in watt or W. One kilowatt is equivalent to 1000W.

By identifying the electrical devices that consume the most energy at a person's home and controlling energy consumption, one can reduce the amount of money spent on units of electricity, which are shown on the utility bill.

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## How Many Watts Make up a Kilowatt?

A: According to Convert Units, one kilowatt is made up of 1,000 watts. To convert a certain number of watts into the equivalent amount of kilowatts, one multi... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
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## How Many Amps Equal a Kilowatt?

A: Amps are a measure of electric current and kilowatts are a measure of electric power, so the two are not strictly interchangeable. This means that a third ... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
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## How Do You Convert Watts to KWh?

A: To convert between watts to kilowatt-hours, first convert to kilowatts by dividing by 1,000, then multiply by the number of hours that the device is in use... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
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## How Do You Convert Kilowatts to Tons of Refrigeration?

A: There are 3.517 kilowatts in a ton of refrigeration, so in order to convert kW to tons, divide the number of kW by 3.517. One ton of refrigeration is appro... Full Answer >Filed Under: