Appliance Use Cost

What does it cost to power these common household appliances and electronic devices?*

Appliance Avg. monthly energy use Cost per month
Refrigerator 50 kilowatt-hours (kWh) $2.75
Dishwasher 30 kWh $1.65
Electric oven 20 kWh $1.24
Electric stove 22.5 kWh $1.19
Clothes Washer (cold wash) 3.3 kWh $0.18
Clothes Dryer 100 kWh $5.49
Lighting (15-watt LED bulb) 3.6 kWh $0.20
Lighting (60-watt incandescent bulb) 14.4 kWh $0.79
Color TV (42-inch LCD, Energy Star) 12.9 kWh $0.71
Cable TV box 22.9 kWh $1.26
Computer (laptop or 17-inch LCD-screen desktop 8.33 kWh $0.46
Wi-Fi Router 29.1 kWh $1.60
Water Heater (Standard EF Tank/Family of 4) 525 kWh $28.82
Vacuum Cleaner 4.8 kWh $0.26

*These are appliances of average size and efficiency, and assume an average amount of usage per month. Your actual usage and appliance will vary, as will the costs to use them.