What does it really cost to run appliances?

The Energywise website (run by the NZ Government agency EECA) has a calculator which allows you to work out how much electricity your appliances are using.  https://www.energywise.govt.nz/tools/running-costs-calculator/#!/

 

Using this website the following shows the cost of using appliances for 1 month (assuming power cost of 26c / kW)

6kW heatpump used for 1 hour each day for 1 month = $8.31

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12 place dishwasher used once each day for 1 month = $6.17

6kg washing machine doing 1 cold wash each day for 1 month = $1.12

(note: a hot wash can use 10 times more electricity than a cold wash).

250 litre Fridge/Freezer running continuously for 1 month = $6.97

150 litre Chest Freezer running continuously for 1 month = $5.70

40 inch TV running for 5 hours each day for 1 month = $2.24

4kg Dryer used for 1 load each day for 1 month = $23.42 (= 78c per use)

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