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# How much does electricity cost per kilowatt hour in the US for businesses?

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###### 2009-05-06 22:43:15

It depends upon what the power company charges.

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10.20 to 16.73 cents per kilowatt hour http://michaelbluejay.com/electricity/cost.html

\$0.91200 per Kilowatt-Hour (kWh) Yanceyville NC (2006)

Electricity usage is measured in kilowatt/hours. To put this in perspective, a 1500 watt kettle that is on constantly for one hour would use 1.5 kilowatts. Multiply that by the cost per kilowatt hour will give you the operating cost of your appliance. On your electrical bill the rate per kilowatt hour should be stated. It could be in the range of .07 to .10 cents per kilowatt hour.

Power is not sold by the amp per hour. Electricity is sold by the kilowatt per hour.

A megajoule is 1/3.6 of a kilowatt-hour so it costs about \$0.05.

at 1.26 per therm that would be 4.3 cents per kilowatt hour the average cost of electricity is so around 11 cents per killowatt hr so its cheaper then electricity

A 1-watt bulb uses 3600 watt-hours every hour, which is 1/1000 of a kilowatt-hour, so the cost is 0.01 cents.

The cost of electricity varies depending on the region if the country and the company owning the power supply. However, the average cost of electricity in the United States is about 12 cents per kilowatt-hour.

It costs about 0.7 cents per kilowatt hour (kWh) of electricity

A unit (as mentioned on the electricity bills) is represented in kWH or Kilowatt Hour. This is the actual electricity or energy used. If you use 1000 Watts or 1 Kilowatt of power for 1 hour then you consume 1 unit or 1 Kilowatt-Hour (kWH) of electricity.

A kilowatt hour meter (or more common called electricity meter) is an instrument to measure the consumed quantity of kilowatt hours.

It's different in different areas & at different times.Additional AnswerThere is no such thing as a kilowatt per hour. You are probably thinking of a kilowatt hour (kW.h) -which is a unit of measurement for energy. As the first answer says, it varies according to which company supplies you.

Residential Electric RateCost per Kilowatt Hour (Cents) as of 9/1/11 Single Family Dwelling8.850Basic Service\$10.00

We pay for the electricity by the kilowatt hour. An energy-efficient lightbulb has a low kilowatt usage rating.

1 kilowatt-hour is 1000 watt-hours and 60 watt bulb consume during 1 hour 60 watt-hours of electricity, so then it costs 0.6 cent =&gt;60/1000=0,06*price of 1 kilowatt-hour = 0.6 cent

Electricity is sold to consumers thru meters that record kilowatt hours: 1000 watts turned on for 1 hour= 1kwh or kilowatt hour. If cost for 1 kwh = \$0.10, then 1500 watts for 1 hour would cost 15 cents. Varies by location of the country. Check your utility bill for exact cost per kwh.

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