# Gigawatt to Horsepower Conversion

## Gigawatt to Horsepower Conversion - Convert Gigawatt to Horsepower (GW to hp)

### You are currently converting Power units from Gigawatt to Horsepower

1 Gigawatt (GW)

=

1359621.52488 Horsepower (hp)

Gigawatt : The gigawatt is a unit of power which is a multiple of the unit watt. It is equal to one billion watts, or 106 kilowatt. The unit symbol for gigawatt is GW; it is often used for large power plants or power grids.

Horsepower : The horsepower (symbol: hp) is the name of several units of measurement of power, the rate at which work is done. A metric horsepower is defined as the power to raise a mass of 75kilograms against the earth's gravitational force over a distance of one meter in one second. One horsepower (metric) is equal to 735.5 W. In additional, the horsepower used for electrical machines is defined as exactly 746 W.

### Power Conversion Calculator

1 Gigawatt = 1359621.52488 Horsepower (metric)

### How to convert Gigawatt to Horsepower ?

1 gigawatt (GW) is equal to 1359621.52488 horsepower (hp).

1GW = 1359621.52488hp

The power P in horsepower (hp) is equal to the power P in gigawatt (GW) times 1359621.52488, that conversion formula:

P(hp) = P(GW) × 1359621.52488

#### How many Horsepower in a Gigawatt?

One Gigawatt is equal to 1359621.52488 Horsepower:

1GW = 1GW × 1359621.52488 = 1359621.52488hp

#### How many Gigawatt in 1000 Horsepower?

1000 Horsepower is equal to 0.00074 Gigawatt:

1000hp = 1000hp / 1359621.52488 = 0.00074GW

#### How to Convert 5 Gigawatt to Horsepower?

P(hp) = 5(GW) × 1359621.52488 = 6798107.6244hp