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1.0 The Basics

1.0 The Basics

Electrical consumption in your home is measured in kilowatt-hours (kWh). If you use 1000 watts (1 kilowatt) for one hour, you consume one kilowatt-hour (kWh). This is how we buy electricity from the utility. The electric meter records kilowatt-hours used in the house. If each kWh costs ten cents and we use 500 kWh in a month, our electrical bill for that month is $50. NEXT STEPS Let’s have a …