Difference between power and energy

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Flashcards on Difference between power and energy , created by Tom Smith on 17/03/2017.
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What is the difference between a kW and a kWh? kWh is a measure of energy, whilst kW is a measure of power.
What is energy? Energy is a measure of how much fuel is contained within something, or used by something over a specific period of time. (kWh)
What is power? Power is the rate at which energy is generated or used. (kW)
What is the equation connecting energy and power? energy = power * time
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