# Is a watt a unit of power or a unit of electrical energy?

Watt is a unit of power. 1 Watt = 1 Joule/second; joule is the unit for energy.

### How much is one Watt of energy?

A watt is a unit of power, not of energy. The international unit for energy is the joule. One watt is an energy transfer of one joule per second. A watt is a unit of power, not of energy. The international unit for energy is the joule. One watt is an energy transfer of one joule per second. A watt is a unit of power, not of energy. The international unit for energy is the…

### 1 unit of power equal to how many watts?

A unit is not used to measure power, but energy. A unit is used by British electrical companies to measure energy consumption, and is short for 'Board of Trade Unit'. A unit is equivalent to a kilowatt hour. A watt, on the hand, is used to measure power, not energy -so you cannot relate a unit to a watt.