Electric Usage Information
WATT: The way electricity is measured.
KILOWATT: Kilo means 1000, so kilowatt is 1000 watts.
KILOWATT HOUR: A kilowatt-hour (or kwh, for short) is 1000 watts of electricity used for one hour. Electricity is priced by the kwh. One kwh is the energy one 100 watt light bulbs will burn in 10 hours.
How much does electricity cost me?
But your average cost per kwh will differ. And you will want to know exactly what electricity costs you. Its easy to compute your average kwh cost on the form below. Just divide your total electric bill by the number of kwh used.