Home Energy Cost Charts

Water HeatingElectric water heater380 – 500 kWh per month$41.00- $55.00 per month
(All uses)Instantaneous (110 v 29 amp) @1gpm 70’F380 – 500 kWh per month$41.00 – $55.00 per month
Instantaneous (240 v 50 amp) @2.5 gpm 83’F12 kWh per hour$1.32 per hour
KitchenRange, electric
Oven2.3 kWh per hour$0.25 per hour
Oven: Surface1-1.5 kWh per hour$0.11 – $0.17 per hour
Oven: Self-cleaning feature6 kWh per hour cleaning$0.66 per cleaning
Microwave oven0.12 kWh per 5 min$0.01 per 5 min
Broiler, portable electric1.5 kWh per hour$0.17 per hour
Coffee maker0.12 kWh per brew$0.01 per brew
Coffee maker/brew, warmer on0.4 kWh per hour$0.04 per hour
Dishwasher: normal cycle (not including hot water)1 – 2.17 kWh per load$0.11 – $0.24 per load
Dishwasher: Energy saver cycle0.5 kWh per load$0.06 per load
Toaster (2 slices)0.04 kWh per use$0.01 per use
Toaster oven0.75 kWh per hour$0.08 per hour
Waffle iron, 4 servings0.33 kWh per use$0.04 per use
Refrigerator/FreezerOlder units
Refrigerator (frost-free), 15 cu. Ft. (1996 unit)150 kWh per month$16.50 per month
Freezer (manual defrost), 15 cu. Ft.90 kWh per month$9.90 per month
Newer Units – Energy Star Refrigerators
Energy Star Refrigerator, 14 cu. Ft.34.5 kWh per month$ 3.80 per month
Energy Star Refrigerator (frost-free), 17 cu. Ft.35 kWh per month$ 3.85 per month
Energy Star Refrigerator (frost-free), 19 cu. Ft.46 kWh per month$ 5.06 per month
Energy Star Refrigerator (Side by Side) 21 cu. Ft.51 kWh per month$ 5.61 per month
Energy Star Refrigerator (frost-free) 24 cu. Ft.54 kWh per month$ 5.94 per month
Energy Star Refrigerator (Side by Side) 25 cu. Ft.60 kWh per month$ 6.60 per month
ElectronicsTelevision
> 50″ Plasma0.48 kWh per hour$0.05 per hour
40″ – 49″ Plasma0.4 kWh per hour$0.04 per hour
> 50″ LCD0.016 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
40″ – 49″ LCD0.012 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
> 50″ DLP0.24 kWh per hour$0.03 per hour
40″ – 49″ DLP0.2 kWh per hour$0.02 per hour
30″ – 36″ Tube0.12 kWh per hour$0.01 per hour
25″ – 27″ Tube0.09 kWh per hour$0.01 per hour
Recording/Video Playing Devices
DVR (Tivo)28.8 kWh per month$3.17 per month
VCR0.02 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
DVD player0.03 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
Gaming
Nintendo Wii0.02 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
Xbox 3600.15 kWh per hour$0.02 per hour
Play Station 30.21 kWh per hour$0.02 per hour
Computers
Desktop Computer0.06 – 0.25 kWh per hour$0.01 – $0.03 per hour
Desktop Computer on sleep/standby mode0.001 – 0.006 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
Laptop0.02 – 0.05 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
Monitor – 17″ CRT0.08 kWh per hour$0.01 per hour
Monitor – 17″ LCD0.04 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
Other
Speakers (25 Watts x 2) normal volume0.05 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
Stereo0.05 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
Radio, CD player0.02 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
LightingIncandescent bulbs
Incandescent bulb (40 W)0.04 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
Incandescent bulb (60 W)0.06 kWh per hour$0.01 per hour
Incandescent bulb (75 W)0.08 kWh per hour$0.01 per hour
Incandescent bulb (100 W)0.1 kWh per hour$0.01 per hour
Incandescent bulb (150 W)0.15 kWh per hour$0.02 per hour
Compact fluorescent (CFL)
Compact fluorescent (8 W) equivalent to 25 W incandescent0.008 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
Compact fluorescent (11 W) equivalent to 40 W incandescent0.01 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
Compact fluorescent (15 W) equivalent to 60 W incandescent0.015 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
Compact fluorescent (20 W) equivalent to 75 W incandescent0.02 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
Compact fluorescent (27 W) equivalent to 100 W incandescent0.027 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
Compact fluorescent (38 W) equivalent to 150 W incandescent0.038 kWh per hourLess than $0.01 per hour
Halogen
Halogen (300 W)0.3 kWh per hour$0.03 per hour
LaundryClothes dryer (light load vs. heavy load)2.5 – 4 kWh per load$0.28 – $0.44 per load
Electric heated water
Warm Wash, cold rinse2.3 kWh per load$0.25 per load
Hot wash, warm rinse6.3 kWh per load$0.69 per load
Household GoodsVacuum cleaner0.75 kWh per hour$0.08 per hour
Iron1.08 kWh per hour$0.12 per hour
Clock2 – 4 kWh per month$0.22 – $0.44 per month
Night light (4w on 12-hours/day)1.44 kWh per month$0.16 per month
Electric Blanket: Twin0.5 kWh/night$0.06/night
Electric Blanket: Double/Queen0.75 kW/night$0.08/night
Electric Blanket: King1 kW/night$0.11/night
Aquarium0.05 – 1.21kWh per hour$0.01 – $0.13 per hour
BathroomHair dryer1.5 kWh per hour$0.17 per hour
Curling iron0.05 kWh per hour$0.01 per hour
Whirlpool tub1.8 kWh per hour$0.20 per hour
Swimming PoolSweep pump (3/4 hp)0.56 kWh per hour$0.06 per hour
Filter pump (1-1/2 hp)1.12 kWh per hour$0.12 per hour
Filter pump (2 hp)1.5 kWh per hour$0.17 per hour
Spa/Hot TubElectric heater (1500 W)1.5 kWh per hour$0.17 per hour
Electric heater (5500 W)5.5 kWh per hour$0.61 per hour
Medical EquipmentNebulizer1 kWh per hour$0.11 per hour
Oxygen Concentrator0.46 kWh per hour$0.05 per hour
Sleep Apnea Machine (CPAP)0.2 kWh per hour$0.02 per hour
* Estimated energy use is based on average operation conditions. Individual use may vary.
** Estimated costs based on $0.11 per kWh
*** COP = Coefficient of Performance. An electric resistance heater has a COP of 1
GPM – Gallons per minute
SEER – Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (efficiency given to central air conditioning)
EER – Energy Efficiency Ratio (efficiency given to window/wall air conditioners)