Convert horsepower to kilowattsHaw many kilowatts in a horsepower? 1 horsepower is equal to 0.74569987 kilowatts, which is the conversion factor from horsepowers to kilowatts.
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Facts about horsepower (hp)
The horsepower (hp) is the name of several non-metric units of power. In scientific discourse the term "horsepower" is rarely used because of the various definitions and the existence of an SI unit for power, the watt (W). However, the idea of horsepower persists as a legacy term in many languages, particularly in the automotive industry for listing the maximum rate of power application of internal-combustion engines. See all conversions for horsepowers here.
Facts about kilowatt (kw)
The watt (symbol: W) is the SI derived unit of power, equal to one joule per second. See all conversions for kilowatts here.
General information about hp to kW
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