How much does it cost to boil a kettle?
Money Savings range you could have employing this measure.
Carbon Dioxide emission range that could be saved with this measure.
We are often told to only use as much water as we need in a kettle and not to fill it to the top, but what are the potential annual saving in doing this. Well it takes roughly 4.5 minutes to boil a full (2 litre) kettle with a power rating of 3kW (kilowatts).
|Kettle||Energy to boil a kettle||Cost to boil a kettle|
|Half Full||0.113 KWh||£0.017|
|Kettle||Annual Energy Use||Annual Cost (and CO2 emissions)|
|Full||164 KWh||£25.318 (60.3kg)|
|Half Full||82 KWh||£12.656 (30.2kg)|
Well There it is, a full year of operating a kettle in this way should save you about £12.656 (30.2kg) . Less than you might imagine but if you are a real tea fiend and boil it 4 times a day you would double the saving! Every little counts.