Power consumption and energy usage of toasters

Hope you love to have crispy toast with coffee every morning. If you love it and you want to turn your bread into toast with a minimum effort, you need a toaster. And the toaster consumes electric energy. Here you can calculate the energy usage of toasters. The power consumption of the toaster ranges between 800 watts to 1800 watts. A typical toaster consumes 900 watts of power.

Enter the wattage, hours of usage, and cost per kWh. The energy usage calculator for toasters gives you the total energy consumed by them. Also, you can find how much power your toasters consume.

Energy usage of toasters

Average duration of usage per day (Minutes):
Cost per unit*:(Global Electricity rates)
Electricity usage per day:
Usage cost per day:
Usage cost per month:
Usage cost per year:
*The cost is currency independent and same that of cost per unit input given.

Terms and definitions:


Power usage of the device in watts as mentioned on its label.

Cost per unit:

The average cost per unit charged by the electric utility. Every country has different tariff rates. Visit: Global Electricity prices for details if you don’t know how much the utility company charges you per unit or kWH.

Units per day:

The number of units of electricity consumed by the load every day considering the entered operation hours.

Hours of usage:

The number of hours the load is used per day.

The electricity usage depends on the wattage and the number of hours of usage. The utility company charges you for the total kilowatt-hour of energy you have consumed. Kilowatt-hour is the product of the power consumption of the load and the number of hours of usage.

Power consumption of toasters

A typical toaster consumes 0.9 kWh of energy per hour of usage. That means an hour of usage can cost you 0.36 cents.

Energy usage of toasters

A toaster consists of a heating element made up of nichrome wrapped over a mica sheet. When an electric current flows through the wire, it gets heated up and starts radiating infrared rays. A timer cuts off the current flow to the filament after a set time.

Energy-saving tips for toasters

  • Buy an energy-efficient toaster.
  • Switch off the toaster after use.
  • Try to toast on a stove.

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