How Many Watts of Electricity does a Pump use?
Real power-use measurements from a pump.
By Rob Cockerham |
How Much Power does a Pump use
Pump: 32 Watts
- This pump, about the size of a pound of butter, is fairly powerful. It uses an electric motor to spin a propeller blade inside its housing, pushing water through.
- one speed. This is an appliance you might really have plugged in for 100 or 200 hours, so it is nice that it doesn't use much electricity
- Watts: 32
- Kilowatts: 0.032 Kw.
- cost per minute: 1 hundredths of one cent (0.01 ¢)
- cost per hour: 38 hundredths of one cent (0¢)
- cost per day: 3¢
- cost per month: 58¢
Power use of these items was actually tested. Individual items will vary, but these are the actual measurements.