kWh To BTU Calculator + Chart (Simplest Converter)

There are many cases when you will have to convert kWh to BTU. Luckily, it’s very easy to do this conversion.

Let’s quickly summarize what kWh and BTU mean:

  • kWh stands for kilowatt-hour. This is a unit of electrical energy and is defined as an amount of electricity used to run a 1,000W (1kW) device for 1 hour.
  • BTU stands for British Thermal Unit. This is a unit of heat (cooling) and is defined as the amount of heat required to heat up (or cool) 1 pound of water by one degree (°F).

How do you convert kWh to BTU?

This is dead simple. Just use this conversion rule:

1 kWh is equal to 3,412 BTU.

To convert kWh to BTU, you just need to multiply kWh by 3,412 to get the BTUs. Example: How many BTU is 3 kWh?

3 kWh × 3,412 BTU/kWh = 10,236 BTU

To help you out, we have designed an easy-to-use kWh to BTU calculator. You just insert kWh and the calculator will automatically do the kWh to BTU conversion for you. Further on, you will also find a kWh to BTU conversion chart for 0.1 kWh to 50 kWh.

Here is the calculator, followed by the conversion chart:

kWh To BTU Calculator


It’s quite easy to use this calculator. Let’s say you want to know how many BTU is 5 kWh. Just use the slider in the calculator above, slide it to ‘5’ and you will get the result: 5 kWh is equal to 17,060 BTU.

Here is the conversion chart with converted BTUs from kWh:

kWh To BTU Chart

Kilowatt-hours (kWh): British Thermal Units (BTU):
0.1 kWh 341 BTU
0.5 kWh 1706 BTU
1 kWh 3412 BTU
1.5 kWh 5118 BTU
2 kWh 6824 BTU
2.5 kWh 8530 BTU
3 kWh 10,236 BTU
3.5 kWh 11,942 BTU
4 kWh 13,648 BTU
4.5 kWh 15,354 BTU
5 kWh 17,060 BTU
5.5 kWh 18,766 BTU
6 kWh 20,472 BTU
6.5 kWh 22,178 BTU
7 kWh 23,884 BTU
7.5 kWh 25,590 BTU
8 kWh 27,296 BTU
9 kWh 30,708 BTU
10 kWh 34,120 BTU
11 kWh 37,532 BTU
12 kWh 40,944 BTU
13 kWh 44,356 BTU
14 kWh 48,109 BTU
15 kWh 51,180 BTU
16 kWh 54,592 BTU
17 kWh 58,004 BTU
18 kWh 61,416 BTU
19 kWh 64,828 BTU
20 kWh 68,240 BTU
25 kWh 85,300 BTU
30 kWh 102,360 BTU
40 kWh 136,480 BTU
50 kWh 170,600 BTZ

Using these two resources you can quite easily convert kWh to BTU. If you have any questions regarding this conversion, you can use the comment section below and we’ll help you out.

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