## Watts to kVA calculator

## How to convert watts to kVA?

### Watts to kVA calculation formula

**S(kVA) = P(in Watts) / (1000 × PF)**

P=the real power P in watts (W)

PF=the power factor PF

So that you can define Kva are equal to power(P in watts) divided by 1000 times the PF.

**kilovolt-amps = watts(P) / (1000 × Power Factor)**

**1 watt :**1 watt is the power of an appliance which does work at the rate of 1 joule/1 second (consume energy) watt is used in electrical work any power of electrical appliance hence the rate at which energy is consume so the power of electrical appliance is defined in terms of watt.

**kVA (kilovolt-Amps):**VA stands for (volts X Amps) Kilo (Volt X Amps) or just (kVA) is the apparent rate, expressed in quantities of 1,000 Volt Amps, at which energy is being transferred. kilo Watts (kW) is the real rate,expressed in quantities of 1000 Watts, at which energy is being transferred.

**kW=kVA * (power factor).**

**kilovolt-amps = watts(W) / (1000 × PF)**

**or**

**kVA = kW / (1000 × PF)**

Let's take an Example

Find out the apparent power(S) in kilovolt-amps(Kva) where the real power is 2000W(P) and thepower factor(PF) is 0.8.

Apply formula for the Solution:

S = 2000W / (1000 × 0.8) =2.5kVA

So kilovolt-amps are equal to watts divided by 1000 times the power factor.

kVA = volts x amps x .001

1 kilovoltampere is equal to a 1000 volt-amperes, and we already know that 1 volt-ampere is

equal to 1 Watt.so that we can say that,1 KVA is equal to 1000 watt.we know that Watt is identical to VA,So that both are measurement of the Power.

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