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kWh to BTU

Formula: Energy in BTU = Energy in Kilowatt-hour (kWh) x 3412.14

Kilowatt-hour :

BritishThermalUnit :


BTU to kWh

Formula: Energy in Kilowatt-hour (kWh) = Energy in BTU ÷ 3412.14

BritishThermalUnit :

Kilowatt-hour :


Energy Converters to Kilowatt-hour

Kilowatt-hour to JouleKilowatt-hour to KilojouleKilowatt-hour to Gram Calorie
Kilowatt-hour to KilocalorieKilowatt-hour to Watt hourKilowatt-hour to Electronvolt
Kilowatt-hour to British thermal unitKilowatt-hour to US ThermKilowatt-hour to Foot-pound

Energy Converters to British Thermal Unit

British thermal unit to JouleBritish thermal unit to KilojouleBritish thermal unit to Gram Calorie
British thermal unit to KilocalorieBritish thermal unit to Watt hourBritish thermal unit to Kilowatt-hour
British thermal unit to ElectronvoltBritish thermal unit to US ThermBritish thermal unit to Foot-pound

Conversion Factors

  • Kilowatt-hour to British Thermal Unit : 1 kilowatt-hour (kWh) = 3412.142 BTU
  • British Thermal Unit to Kilowatt-hour : 1 BTU = 0.00029307107 kilowatt-hours (kWh)

How to Convert Kilowatt-hour to British Thermal Unit

To convert kilowatt-hours to BTU, multiply the number of kilowatt-hours by 3412.142.



Convert 5 kilowatt-hours to BTU.

BTU=5 kWh×3412.142 BTU/kWh

BTU=17060.71 BTU

How to Convert British Thermal Unit to Kilowatt-hour

To convert BTU to kilowatt-hours, divide the number of BTUs by 3412.142.



Convert 3000 BTU to kilowatt-hours.

Kilowatt-hours=3000 BTU/3412.142

Kilowatt-hours=0.879 kWh

Kilowatt-hour to British Thermal Unit Conversion Table

Kilowatt-hour (kWh)British Thermal Unit (BTU)
1 kWh3412.142 BTU
2 kWh6824.284 BTU
3 kWh10236.426 BTU
4 kWh13648.568 BTU
5 kWh17060.71 BTU
6 kWh20472.852 BTU
7 kWh23884.994 BTU
8 kWh27297.136 BTU
9 kWh30709.278 BTU
10 kWh34121.42 BTU
20 kWh68242.84 BTU
30 kWh102364.26 BTU
40 kWh136485.68 BTU
50 kWh170607.1 BTU
60 kWh204728.52 BTU
70 kWh238849.94 BTU
80 kWh272971.36 BTU
90 kWh307092.78 BTU
100 kWh341214.2 BTU

kWh to Btu Conversion Chart

British Thermal Unit to Kilowatt-hour Conversion Table

British Thermal Unit (BTU)Kilowatt-hour (kWh)
1 BTU0.0002931 kWh
2 BTU0.0005861 kWh
3 BTU0.0008792 kWh
4 BTU0.0011723 kWh
5 BTU0.0014654 kWh
6 BTU0.0017584 kWh
7 BTU0.0020515 kWh
8 BTU0.0023446 kWh
9 BTU0.0026376 kWh
10 BTU0.0029307 kWh
20 BTU0.0058614 kWh
30 BTU0.0087921 kWh
40 BTU0.0117228 kWh
50 BTU0.0146536 kWh
60 BTU0.0175843 kWh
70 BTU0.0205150 kWh
80 BTU0.0234457 kWh
90 BTU0.0263764 kWh
100 BTU0.0293071 kWh

Btu to kWh Conversion Chart

Difference Between Kilowatt-hour to British Thermal Unit

AspectKilowatt-hour (kWh)British Thermal Unit (BTU)
DefinitionA kilowatt-hour is a unit of energy equal to one kilowatt of power used for one hour.A British Thermal Unit is the amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit.
UsageCommonly used to measure electrical energy consumption by households and businesses.Commonly used in heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) industries.
Measurement ScaleSuitable for large-scale energy measurements, such as electricity usage in homes.Suitable for measuring smaller quantities of energy, often in heating and cooling systems.
Conversion Factor1 kWh = 3412.142 BTU1 BTU = 0.00029307107 kWh
Relevance in Daily LifeWidely relevant in daily life for calculating electricity bills and energy consumption.Relevant in industries that deal with heating and cooling systems, such as HVAC and refrigeration.
ApplicationUsed in billing by electric utility companies.Used to rate the capacity of heating and cooling equipment.
Practical ExamplesElectric appliances like air conditioners and heaters often have their consumption rated in kWh.Furnaces, air conditioners, and water heaters often have their capacities rated in BTUs.
UnitsLarger unit, practical for everyday energy consumption.Smaller unit, practical for specific heating and cooling applications.

1. Solved Examples on Converting Kilowatt-hour to British Thermal Unit

Example 1

Convert 1 kilowatt-hour to BTU:

BTU=1 kWh×3412.142 BTU/kWh


Example 2

Convert 2.5 kilowatt-hours to BTU:

BTU=2.5 kWh×3412.142 BTU/kWh

BTU=8530.355 BTU

Example 3

Convert 10 kilowatt-hours to BTU:

BTU=10 kWh×3412.142 BTU/kWh

BTU=34121.42 BTU

Example 4

Convert 0.5 kilowatt-hours to BTU:

BTU=0.5 kWh×3412.142 BTU/kWh

BTU=1706.071 BTU

Example 5

Convert 7 kilowatt-hours to BTU:

BTU=7 kWh×3412.142 BTU/kWh

BTU=23884.994 BTU

2. Solved Examples on Converting British Thermal Unit to Kilowatt-hour

Example 1

Convert 1 BTU to kilowatt-hours:

Kilowatt-hours=1 BTU/3412.142


Example 2

Convert 50 BTU to kilowatt-hours:

Kilowatt-hours=50 BTU/3412.142


Example 3

Convert 2000 BTU to kilowatt-hours:

Kilowatt-hours=2000 BTU/3412.142

Kilowatt-hours=0.5861 kWh

Example 4

Convert 100 BTU to kilowatt-hours:

Kilowatt-hours=100 BTU/3412.142

Kilowatt-hours=0.02931 kWh

Example 5

Convert 500 BTU to kilowatt-hours:

Kilowatt-hours=500 BTU/3412.142

Kilowatt-hours=0.1465 kWh

What are the practical applications of converting kWh to BTU?

Converting kWh to BTU is useful in understanding and comparing energy consumption across different types of energy systems, such as electrical heating and air conditioning systems, which are often rated in BTUs.

Are kilowatt-hours and BTUs used interchangeably?

No, kilowatt-hours and BTUs are not used interchangeably because they measure different types of energy (electrical and thermal, respectively). However, converting between them allows for comparison and analysis of energy usage.

Is there a simple tool to convert kilowatt-hours to BTUs?

Yes, there are many online conversion tools and calculators that can convert kilowatt-hours to BTUs and vice versa. Simply input the value in kilowatt-hours, and the tool will give you the equivalent in BTUs.

Why do we need to convert between kWh and BTU?

Converting between kWh and BTU allows for the comparison of energy consumption and efficiency across different energy systems and appliances, which may use different units of measurement.

Can I use the conversion factor in both directions (kWh to BTU and BTU to kWh)?

Yes, the conversion factor can be used in both directions. For converting kWh to BTU, multiply by 3412.142. For converting BTU to kWh, divide by 3412.142.