How many watts does it take to run a Keurig?
Keurig® home brewers use the most power during their initial startup. When heating for the first time after being off, peak usage is 1,500 watts. If the power is kept on, the brewer will keep the internal tank up to temperature using between 200 – 400 watts when heating.
The power consumption of domestic fridges is typically between 100 and 200 watts. Over a full day they are likely to use around 1 to 2 kilowatt-hours (kWh). Old domestic refrigerators and commercial refrigerators consume much more. The actual energy consumption of your fridge or freezer will depend on many factors.
- Older freezers will use over 100% more energy than newer Energy Star rated models, a modern freezer will use between 100 and 400 watts of power, with 200 watts on average. Click calculate to find the energy consumption of a standalone freezer using 200 Watts for 24 hours a day @ $0.10 per kWh.
- In 2016, the average annual electricity consumption for a U.S. residential utility customer was 10,766 kilowatthours (kWh), an average of 897 kWh per month. Louisiana had the highest annual electricity consumption at 14,881 kWh per residential customer and Hawaii had the lowest at 6,061 kWh per residential customer.
- A 1,000-watt microwave will cook quickly and efficiently. Microwaves with 700 watts or less are slower and may not cook evenly. In general, the higher the wattage, the faster the cooking time. Are there models that are best for families?
According to one product review site, a 32” LED TV uses about 18 watts of energy. Moving up to a 40” LED increases that energy use to 31 watts – not a huge difference. But a 55” LED TV uses about 57 watts or 2x the amount of electricity as a 32” TV (though still very little electricity).
- Here's what uses the most energy in your home:
- Cooling and heating: 47% of energy use.
- Water heater: 14% of energy use.
- Washer and dryer: 13% of energy use.
- Lighting: 12% of energy use.
- Refrigerator: 4% of energy use.
- Electric oven: 3-4% of energy use.
- TV, DVD, cable box: 3% of energy use.
- Dishwasher: 2% of energy use.
- This can only be calculated if you know what the wattage of your network router is. Yours could consume anything from 2 to 20 watts, although the average is around 6. Taking a standard rate of 21.63 cents per kilowatt hour, you can therefore expect your Wi-Fi router to cost around $0.0311 per day to operate.
- Within the ENERGY STAR rated LED options, power consumption varied by as much as 50-70 watts depending on the TV size and manufacturer. After reviewing the energy consumption cost of a few models, I finally chose a 42-inch LED TV that uses 79 watts.
Updated: 18th November 2019