SearchAsk us anythingarrow rightWhat does kVA mean on a generator?kVA is kilo-volt-amper. kVA is an apparent power unit, which is an electric power unit. 1 kilo-volt-amper is equal to 1000 volt-amper 1kVA 1000VA.Let's Get It Fixed!Our virtual experts can diagnose your issue (for free!) and resolve simple problems.Chat with a live expertChat nowCall 1 (855) 466-3948Call nowRATESHARECopy linkTwitterFacebookmagnifying glassLink copied to clipboard.SUBMIT AN ANSWERShop Recommended ProductsShop HomeX Recommended ProductsRELATED QUESTIONSWhat does kV mean in voltage?Watt is a unit of Power while kV is a unit of Potential difference.Why are transformers rated in kVA?The power factor of the transformer doesn't change. The losses in the transformers are not dependent on power factor. The unit of power is called KVA.How does a standby generator work?A generator is a back-up electrical system. Within seconds of a utility outage, an automatic transfer switch senses the power loss and commands the generator to start and transfer the electrical load to the generator. ... When it is ready for the next outage, it goes back to standby mode.What are kVA units?kilo-volt-ampere is known as kVA. An electrical power unit is known as kVA.How many amps does a 30 kVA generator produce?30 kW total power is achieved without dragging you through the calculations. The phase current of 36.1 Amps is unlikely at the 30 kilowatt level, but it is possible if you have a generator that can provide 480 Volts.What is the formula for converting kVA to kW?The Apparent power is the power factor and the actual power is the kilowatt. 80 kW is 100 kVA x 0.8. The apparent power is the formula for converting kW into kVA.