Kilowatt-Hour (kWh)



Standard unit of electricity or consumption equal to 1000 watts over one hour, and equivalent to about 3412 British thermal units (Btu) or 860 kilocalories.

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  • When trying to limit your energy prices you should find out what the kilowatt-hour rate is for the appliances you own.

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  • The kilowatt-hour number was in an acceptable range for our electrical monetary expenditure that was idealized from the beginning of the project.

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  • If you think your energy costs are to high then certain products might have a bad kilowatt-hour rate and wasting your money.

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