How much electric do you use?

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  1. Welsh girl

    Welsh girl Funster Life Member

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    Reading another thread made me think this. If you are paying by the kilowatt in a Spanish campsite how much do you use a day?
    Or is the question like how long is a piece of string?
     
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    Weather depending of course, but this year Feb/March we managed to keep it under 4kw/h think it was 5 kW/h was included, did cheat a bit though by running on the inverter in the morning and then plugging back is when we whent out in the afternoon.

    Martin
     
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    growing cannabis? you've heard global warming ?starship Enterprise ? beam me up scottie!:LOL:
     
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    very little it seems. My bill in the spring for a month was under 5€:Eeek:

    run fridge on gas (refillable) so just charging, TV and laptop and lights
     
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    So is cheapest to use refillable gas where you can and then electric for when you can't.?
     
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    November to December 6 weeks 2013 4kw per day
    March to May 6 weeks 2014 under 4kw per day
    October to November 6 weeks 2014 just under 4 kw per day
    May- June 2015 7 weeks nowhere near 4kw per day.

    All the above Fridge, microwave, low wattage kettle, TV, and electric heating when needed.

    All above on La Torreta which includes 4 kw per day in price.

    John.
     
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    On La Manga you get 6kw a day in the rate and over a 5 month period it works out just right, that's with a mixture of gas and electric for both heating and cooking.
     
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    Before I joined here it was discussed on another forum...yes it worked out that it was cheaper on lpg
     
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    I've only a 3Kw supply at the house !
     
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    At the risk of being called a pedant :) the correct term folk are looking for is kWh, written exactly like that.

    A 3 kW heater run for one hour will use 3 kWh of electricity but you can use the same amount of electricity (strictly speaking energy as that is what the kWh is a measure of) by running a 1 kW heater for 3 hours. Just multiply the wattage of the device measured in kW by the hours it is run to get kWh usage, which is what the site measures as does the meter under your stairs at home - unless you have done something naughty to it. :):):)
     
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    Pedant :)

    ( God my spellin atrocious!)
     
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    In the words of "Jeremy Kyle" how dose it feel!:LOL:
     
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