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I first thought my electric bill was high but....... I'm being charged $0.08633 per kwh.

I do feel for you guys who fold under the High electric rates.
Don't feel too bad for us, you guys are next, and we'll be all used to it already
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Wow, my electric bill was through the roof last month. I was up to tier 5 witch was 31 cents a kwh.
I put a killawatt on my folding rig a couple days ago but Ill be darn if I know how to work it to figure out how much its costing me
Edited by Kevdog - 2/19/11 at 10:09am
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Wow, my electric bill was through the roof last month. I was up to tier 5 witch was 31 cents a kwh.
I put a killawatt on my folding rig a couple days ago but Ill be darn if I know how to work it to figure out how much its costing me
Press the "watt" button on the kill-a-watt. It should give you a reading of watts per hour.

So let's estimate that you are using 400 watts per hour or .4 kilowatts per hour. If you are a tier 5 at .31 cents/kwh, you are using:

.4*.31 cents = .124 cents per hour
.124*24 hrs = 2.976 dollars per day
2.976*30 days = 89.28 dollars per month or 2.976*365 = 1086.24 per year
Edited by capt_zman - 2/19/11 at 10:36am
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Press the "watt" button on the kill-a-watt. It should give you a reading of watts per hour.

So let's estimate that you are using 400 watts per hour or .4 kilowatts per hour. If you are a tier 5 at .31 cents/kwh, you are using:

.4*.31 cents = .124 cents per hour
.124*24 hrs = 2.976 dollars per day
2.976*30 days = 89.28 dollars per month or 2.976*365 = 1086.24 per year
I ca rumba, if that is correct it just cost me almost $150 to fold for 1 month
it was an evil 666 watts....lol
Edit: My folding rig consists of a unlocked 560 @3.9, 3 GTX460's, h50 cooler and 4-120mm fans, does that seem right???
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^ yep, that sounds about right

What's the "P" for in "PG&E"?
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I ca rumba, if that is correct it just cost me almost $150 to fold for 1 month
it was an evil 666 watts....lol
Edit: My folding rig consists of a unlocked 560 @3.9, 3 GTX460's, h50 cooler and 4-120mm fans, does that seem right???
seems about right... tiered plans suck, mine is $.39/kwh..

is that all you got? ur putting out 70k ppd tho lol
Edited by koven - 2/19/11 at 12:17pm
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oh ok I thought it was some extra amenity, like *something*, gas & electric

ignore me
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pacific




seems about right... tiered plans suck, mine is $.39/kwh..

is that all you got? ur putting out 70k ppd tho lol
That's all I have plugged into the kill-a-watt, witch puts me well over $200..

Don't tell my wife....

That does it I'm going SOLAR
Edited by Kevdog - 2/19/11 at 2:31pm
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That's all I have plugged into the kill-a-watt, witch puts me well over $200..

Don't tell my wife....

That does it I'm going SOLAR
It's gonna take a hell of a lot of solar panels. 8( Move to a less communist/hippie controlled area and your electric will be 6-10/kwh.
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Ouch I pay .124/kWh my rig costs around $55 a month to run
    
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