Electrical Power Calculators and Conversion Tables

These calculators and conversion charts have been consolidated for customers of K2 PowerGen. They will help you determine the size of generator needed for your specific applications. If you have any questions or need help in the conversion process, feel free to contact us. K2 PowerGen can find you a solution.


Calculation
Power Calculator
Converting kVA to kW
Converting kW to kVA
Converting kW to HP
Amperes when kVA is known
kVA Required to run motors
Guide to Standard Uints
Kilo Volt Amperes kVA
KiloWatts (1000 watts = 1 kW) kW
Ampere (Volt-Amperes or Current) I
Volts E
Power Factor PE
Percent Efficiency %EFF
Horse Power HP

Power Requirement Calculator
Phase Volts Required
V
Amperes
I
Power
Factor
= Power
kW

1

3

.8

1.0

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

Converting kW to HP
kW = HP
What size genset is needed to start a 3 phase electric
motor Direct on Line (DOL) start
HP of
Motor
= Generator
kVA Required

Calculating Amperes (when you know kVA)
Phase
1,2,3
Generator
kVA
Volts
Required
= Ampere
I