Find the monthly operating cost by multiplying your daily cost by 30. At the California average electricity price, a 300-watt unit costs *$11.70* per month, or *$140.40* per year. Refrigerators with a lower wattage rating will require much less energy, and thus cost much less to operate.

ular *appliance*, how often it is used, and. number of hours you use the *appliance*.. *Average*. *Cost per*. Typical. kWh *per*. *Month* @. Wattage. *Month* .125

Find out *how much* your old *refrigerator* or freezer *costs* to operate and *how*. Find your state's electricity price *per* kilowatt hour or use the national *average*.

fridge uses 1400 kWh a year, while a modern energy-efficient model uses only 350 kWh â€” a whopping 75% reduction. At 15Â¢ kWh, trading in a pre-1986 fridge for a new efficient one would save about *$158* a year in electricity costs. And some older fridges are even worse than the average.

It takes just a little energy to save on energy *costs*.. The chart below gives you a good idea of energy *costs per* electrical *appliance*, kind of like nutrition fact labels on food. See also our. Ft. (1996 unit), 150 kWh *per month*, $16.50 *per month*. Freezer. . Estimated energy use is based on *average* operation conditions.

12.25 cents *per* kWh. Appliances with annual operating *costs* of $100 or more are. annual *average appliance* / product hours in use. kWh used *months* used.