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Definitions
KiloWatts (1000 watts = 1 kW) kW
Kilo Volt Amperes kVA
Ampere (Volt-Amperes or Current) I
Volts V
Horse Power HP

 

 

Finding Power (kW)
Phase Volts Required
V
Amperes
I
Power
Factor
= Power
kW
1
3
.8
1.0

kW to kVA
kW = kVA
kVA to kW
kVA = kW
 

kW to HP
kW = HP
HP to kW
HP = kW
 

Finding Current (I)Amps
Phase
1,2,3
Generator
kW
Volts
Required
= Ampere
I