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High Electricity Bills?

These Appliances Cost the Most Money to Run

Appliance | Typical Consumption Per Hour | Cost Per Hour (at 10 cents per kilowatt-hour) |
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Space heater | 1,500 watts | 15 cents |

Hair dryer | 1,200 watts | 12 cents |

Electric range burner | 1,000 watts | 10 cents |

Refrigerator | 1,000 watts | 10 cents |

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## How much does it cost to run a dryer for 1 hour?

In the U.S., it costs approximately 45 cents to dry a load of laundry in an electric dryer, based on a 5,600-watt dryer, 40-minute run-time, and a 12-cent-per- kilowatt-hour rate. A kilowatt-hour (kWh) is equal to the energy of 1,000 watts working for one hour.

## How much does it cost to run an electric oven for 1 hour?

For a 2.3kW electric oven, it typically costs about 76c to run an hour, versus a 12mJ gas oven that costs roughly 65c per hour to run. If you cook an hour a day for five weekdays, that’s 55c saving a week, or $28.60 a year.

## What household appliances use the most electricity?

**Here are the 10 Household Items that Uses The Most Electricity In Your Home**

- Heating.
- Cooling.
- Water Heater.
- Washer and Dryer.
- Lights.
- Refrigerator.
- Electric Oven.
- Dishwasher.

## How much does it cost in electricity to run a refrigerator?

How much does it cost to run a fridge?

Fridge Size | Typical annual energy consumption (kWh) | Running cost per year |
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100-199 litres | 358 | $118.14 |

200-299 litres | 410 | $135.30 |

300-399 litres | 490 | $161.70 |

400-499 litres | 495 | $163.35 |

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