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How much electricity do portable heaters use?
Last Updated: 29th February, 2020
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Moreover, how much does it cost to run a 1500 watt heater for 24 hours?
For example, for a consumer who pays the base rate in winter, PG&E charges about three dollars for the electricity to run a 1500-watt heater for 24 hours. That's about $90 for a month of continuous use.
Also Know, how much does it cost to run electric heater? Appliance Electricity Usage
|Appliance||Typical Consumption Per Hour||Cost Per Hour (at 10 cents per kilowatt-hour)|
|Clothes dryer/water heater||4,000 watts||40 cents|
|Water pump||3,000 watts||30 cents|
|Space heater||1,500 watts||15 cents|
|Hair dryer||1,200 watts||12 cents|
Correspondingly, are portable heaters expensive to run?
If a portable electric heater is definitely what you need, halogen heaters and oil-fired radiators are the cheapest to run, while bar fires and fan heaters are more expensive. The higher an appliance's power rating in watts, the more it will cost to run.
How much does a 2000 watt heater cost to run?
Electric Heating Electricity Cost Calculator
|Power Rating||Per Hour||Per Day*|
|1200W (1.2kW)||22.25p 1200W||£1.33 7.2kWh|
|1500W (1.5kW)||27.81p 1500W||£1.67 9kWh|
|2000W (2kW)||37.08p 2000W||£2.22 12kWh|
|2500W (2.5kW)||46.35p 2500W||£2.78 15kWh|