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Microwave Oven Electricity Cost Calculator

Microwave ovens are rated in Watts (W) or Kilowatts (kW) if it is a commercial oven. To find out your oven's running cost, look-up the power output (usually found on the back of the machine or in the manual) then use our energy calculator below to see approximately how much it costs to run per minute.

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Power
Output
Per
5 mins
Per
15 mins
Per
30 mins
Per
60 mins
700W ~1.24p
~81.7W
~3.72p
~245W
~7.45p
~490W
~14.90p
~980W
800W ~1.42p
~93.3W
~4.26p
~280W
~8.51p
~560W
~17.02p
~1120W
900W ~1.60p
~105.0W
~4.79p
~315W
~9.58p
~630W
~19.15p
~1260W
1000W (1kW) ~1.77p
~116.7W
~5.32p
~350W
~10.64p
~700W
~21.28p
~1400W
1200W (1.2kW) ~2.13p
~140.0W
~6.38p
~420W
~12.77p
~840W
~25.54p
~1680W
1500W (1.5kW) ~2.66p
~175.0W
~7.98p
~525W
~15.96p
~1050W
~31.92p
~2100W

*based on the Average rate of 15.2p/kWh (September 2014 tariff) for a unit of electricity. Microwaves energy input in Watts is usually more than its output in Watts, please check your user manual. On average a microwave will use 30% to 50% more energy than the rated output.

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