Electrical Knowledge: Did You Know ??



Hi everyone!




Do you know what contributes to your monthly electricity bill?




For those in Semenanjung Malaysia , TNB’s tariff is approximately 30 sen to 45 sen per kilowatt-hour (kWh), depending on your usage.

The more you use, the more expensive the rates!




Below is a short table of common electrical appliances, and a rough estimate on how much they cost to run for every hour.

(The cost may seem low, but remember, even using 3 sen/hour means that you will be paying about RM 20 a month if you leave it on for 24 hours a day!)


Appliance

Estimated cost (sen/hour)

Fluorescent lights

1 sen

Wireless Router

1 sen

ASTRO decoder + dish

2 sen

Table Fan

2 sen

Incandescent lights

3 sen

Ceiling Fan

3 sen

Computer (laptop)

5 sen

CRT (normal) TV (21 inch)

3 sen

LCD TV (32 inch)

7 sen

Computer (desktop)

9 sen

Plasma TV (42 inch)

10 sen

Washing Machine

15 sen

Vaccuum Cleaner

17 sen

Electrical Clothes Iron

33 sen

Electric Hot Plate

46 sen

Air Conditioning

46 sen

Electric Water Kettle

50 sen

[email forwarded by Kak Wawa]



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