The Kilowatt Hour Explained

Like everyone else this winter, I’ve watched as my electrical bill has gone up and up and up. I’m not complaining, it’s cold and I’ve been using the heat to shield myself from the polar vortex lurking outside my walls.

But in looking at my bill, I realized that I really didn’t understand what I was looking at. Turns out, a good deal of people don’t exactly get it either. ‘Kilowatt Hour? What the heck is that?!’ Thankfully Google is here to answer all of my questions. Here’s what I learned:

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