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Old 12-05-2003, 05:53 AM
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I see a lot of reference to kilowatts here as a basis for what it costs to run these things. Remember that a kilowatt is just a snapshot in time, an intantainous value. When talking about cost of electricty you must use Kw/Time or kilowatt hours (KwH). Steve and Pete are hip to this.

Just because you see something pulling 23 amps (5Kw at 220 volts) when you measure it doesn't mean it does it all the time.
On off on off right?

Then the cost per KwH varies regionally....

$.02

Rick
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