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Kilowatt (KW) – Defined

1,000 watts, where a watt is a unit of electrical power calculated as the rate of energy consumption.Practical info: Ten 100-watt bulbs operating at full power would require 1 kW to operate.

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Photo of Laura LanghamLaura LanghamEnergy Conservation Program Manager (919) 515-8474 laura_langham@ncsu.eduAgricultural and Human Sciences - NC State University
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