What Power Costs

Kitchen
Refrigerator: $10-22/mo.
Freezer: $15-30/mo.
Electric oven: 30-60 cents/hr.
Electric range top burner: 7-30 cents/hr.
Microwave: 6-18 cents/hr.

Lighting
Incandescent bulb (100 watts): 1 cent/hr.; flourescent bulb: 1 cent/four hrs.

Heating/Cooling
Electric fan: 1-7cents/hr.
Window air conditioner: 9-28 cents/hr.
Central air conditioner: 48-66 cents/hr.
Electric heating $35-$400/mo.
Portable electric heater: 9-18 cents/hr.
Electric water heater: $20-$30/mo.

Other
Washing machine: 3-23 cents/load
Dryer: 30-60 cents/load
Vacuum: 5-9 cents/hr.
Hair dryer: 1 cent/five minutes
TV: 1-5 cents/hr.
Stereo: 1-3 cents/hr.

 


City of New Bern
PO Box 1129
New Bern, NC 28563-1129
Electric Dept. Main # (252) 636-4070
Citywide Phone Directory