How to convert horsepower to kilowatts

How to convert power in horsepower (hp) units to kilowatts (kW) units.

Mechanic / Hydraulic horsepower to kilowatts

One mechanic or hydraulic horsepower is equal to 0.745699872 kilowatts:

1 hp(I) = 745.699872 W = 0.745699872 kW

So the power conversion of horsepower to kilowatts is given by:

P(kW) = 0.745699872 P(hp)

Example

Convert 10 hp to kW:

P(kW) = 0.745699872 10hp = 7.45699872 kW

 

Electrical horsepower to kilowatts

One electrical horsepower is equal to 0.746 kilowatts:

1 hp(E) = 746 W = 0.746 kW

So the power conversion of horsepower to kilowatts is given by:

P(kW) = 0.746 P(hp)

Example

Convert 10 hp to kW:

P(kW) = 0.746 10hp = 7.460 kW

 

Metric horsepower to kilowatts

One metric horsepower is equal to 0.73549875 kilowatts:

1 hp(M) = 735.49875 W = 0.73549875 kW

So the power conversion of horsepower to kilowatts is given by:

P(kW) = 0.73549875 P(hp)

Example

Convert 10 hp to kW:

P(kW) = 0.73549875 10hp = 7.3549875 kW

 

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