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‘Kill A Watt Meter’ — How to Measure Power Consumption (kWh)

‘Kill A Watt Meter’ — How to Measure Power Consumption (kWh)

The 'Kill A Watt' meter measures kilowatts and kilowatt hours. Read on... It is necessary to know or measure the power consumption of your devices and appliances before an alternative energy system is put in place. You need to understand the energy requirements. Are...

Solar Energy Systems – Electricity, Hot Water, Cooking

Solar Energy Systems – Electricity, Hot Water, Cooking

I originally wrote this back in 2012. I came across it recently, and liked it. So I'm republishing it for general information.   Solar Energy Conversion It all starts by converting a single energy unit from the sun. A photon (a particle that carries...

Solar Panels per Household in a Perfect World

Solar Panels per Household in a Perfect World

How Much Energy Consumption per Household - Residential customers in the United States (132.58 million) directly consumed 1,378.6 TWh (Terawatt hours) of electricity in 2017. Source: electricity consumption data is based upon data mined from US DOE Energy Information...