# Convert 490 gw to kw

In this article I will show you how to convert 490 gigawatts into kilowatts. Throughout the explanation below I might also call it 490 gw to kw. They are the same thing!

## How to Convert Gigawatts to Kilowatts

A gigawatt is greater than a kilowatt. I know that a gw is greater than a kw because of something called conversion factors.

Put very simply, a conversion factor is a number that can be used to change one set of units to another, by multiplying or dividing it. So when we need to convert 490 gigawatts into kilowatts, we use a conversion factor to get the answer.

The conversion factor for gw to kw is:

1 gw = 1000000 kw

Now that we know what the conversion factor is, we can easily calculate the conversion of 490 gw to kw by multiplying `1000000` by the number of gigawatts we have, which is 490.

490 x 1000000 = 490000000 kw

So, the answer to the question "what is 490 gigawatts in kilowatts?" is 490000000 kw.

## Gigawatts to Kilowatts Conversion Table

Below is a sample conversion table for gw to kw:

Gigawatts (gw) Kilowatts (kw)
0.0110000
0.1100000
11000000
22000000
33000000
55000000
1010000000
2020000000
5050000000
100100000000
10001000000000

## Best Conversion Unit for 490 gw

Sometimes when you work with conversions from one unit to another, the numbers can get a little confusing. Especially when dealing with really large numbers.

I've also calculated what the best unit of measurement is for 490 gw.

To determine which unit is best, I decided to define that as being the unit of measurement which is as low as possible, without going below 1. Smaller numbers are more easily understood and can make it easier for you to understand the measurement.

The best unit of measurement I have found for 490 gw is gigawatts and the amount is 490 gw.