### Gigawatt to Horsepower Conversion

##### Gigawatt to Horsepower - Power - Conversion

##### 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.

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