Electricity Running Costs Calculator

The calculator below helps you to work out how much it costs for the electricity to run various household appliances. You can either select one of the common appliances from the dropdown below to see typical costs, or if you are trying to find the cost of running an appliance that isn't listed here, you can enter your own values in the boxes provided.

Select an example item
Or adjust the figures below


1. Watts (electric usage rating of your items, 1 kilowatt is 1000 watts) Watts
2. Watts/1000 = kilowatts or kW kW
3. Hours used in month (use an average) Hours
4. Kilowatts x Hours = Kilowatt Hours or kWh kWh
5. Electricity price (in pence per kWh - enter the cost you pay) pence
6. kWh x pence = Cost (in pence) to run the item for 1 month pence
7. Divide by 100 to get to cost in £'s to run for 1 month £
8. Number of the same items in the house Items
Cost to run all such items in house for 1 month £
For comparison purposes, this would be the cost of running if you were on the cheapest electricity tariff in the market... £

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