Watt VS kilowatt
A kilowatt and a watt are both units of power. It is used to measure the amount of power an electrical system consumes (or produces). A kilowatt is worth 1,000 watts.
A microwave will consume approximately 1,000 W, equivalent to 1 kW.
The consumption of typical home appliances includes:
|Appliance||Consumption in watts (W)||Consumption is kilowatts (kW)|
|Light bulb||60 W||0.060 kW|
|Eco-friendly light bulb||15 W||0.015 kW|
|TV||150 W||0.15 kW|
|Washing machine||500 W||0.5 kW|
|Toaster||800 W||0.8 kW|
|Microwave||1000 W||1 kW|
|Electric kettle||2000 W||2 kW|