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 multiplies the number of watts times 0.001. Thus, 600 watts is the sam... More »

A chest freezer uses an average of 200 watts per hour. Older standalone freezers use considerably more energy than newer models. The average cost per month is $14.60, with a yearly cost of approximately $175. More »

According to the U.S. Department of Energy, the wattage of most appliances is stamped on the bottom or back of the appliance or possibly its nameplate. Wattage listed is the maximum power drawn by the appliance. However,... More » Home & Garden Appliances

One kilowatt hour is equal to 3,600,000 joules, so any quantity of kilowatt hours must be multiplied by 3,600,000 to find the equivalency in joules. The opposite applies if someone wants to convert a quantity of joules t... More » Science Measurements

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. More »

In general, watts are calculated by taking the current, in amps, and multiplying by the voltage. AC currents involve additional steps, which may include multiplying by a power factor (for single-phase currents) or multip... More »

To calculate watts to voltage, different formulas, such as Power = I x V and Power = V squared / R, are used. These different physics formulas are then manipulated so that voltage is expressed in terms of certain other v... More »