# kW to kVA Calculator

## Kilowatt to Kilovolt Ampere Conversion Calculator

 Enter kilowatts: kW Enter power factor: Result in kilovolt-amps: kVA
It is a conversion calculator which converts the real power in Kilowatts to the apparent power Kilovolt-amps. It is fast and an efficient way of performing several calculations in a short period. It is important for you to know that the calculator can only perform a single conversion at a time.

It has the Calculate and Reset buttons which are capable of performing separate functions of the calculator. The Calculate control executes the conversions after all the text fields have been filled with the appropriate data. The results of the calculation are indicated below the two controls. They always depend on the figures which were entered in the cells and thus you should be sure of the data introduced in the required fields to get accurate information.

The first step involves entering the real power in Kilowatts (kW). The next cell requires you to fill in the power factor after which you click on the Calculate button to perform the conversion. In case you need to convert other calculations, you will use the Reset button which clears all data in the individual cells. The results in Kilovolt-amps are shown below the Calculate and Reset Buttons automatically after clicking the Calculate control.

For example,
If you enter the real power in kilowatts as 7 (kW) and the power factor as 0.5, then the result in Kilovolts-amps will be 14 (kVA). You can always repeat the same procedure while converting other units in Kilowatts and their power factor. It is essential to use the reset button before entering the new data as it erases everything from the text fields automatically.

It is also important to know that the Kilowatts cannot be converted directly to Kilovolts-amp because they are different units. It means that the results in kilovolt-amps can only be attained by converting the real power in Kilowatts and the power factor.

#### There are formulas that the calculator utilizes in performing the conversions;

##### Calculation of Kilowatts to Kilovolts-amps
S (kVA) = P (kW) / PF, which means that the apparent power in Kilovolt-amps is calculated by dividing the real power in Kilowatts by the power factor.

For example,
If the real power in Kilowatts is 25 (kW) and the power factor is 0.8, what is the apparent power in Kilovolt-amps?

Solution
S (kVA) = 25 (kW) / 0.8 = 31.25 (kVA)

The Kilowatt to Kilovolt-amps calculator is effective and delivers accurate results depending on the data entered in the required text fields.