It is wonderful that your morning starts with a cup of hot coffee by your coffee maker, but have you ever thought about how much electricity

A coffee maker is a popular kitchen appliance used in almost every home, which uses hot water to make coffee,there are different types of coffee makers available in the market, that can make different types of coffee. 

We cannot give a fixed value because the consumption of a coffee maker depends on many things like its size, type, and features, but we have generally seen that most coffee makers consume between 600 to 1200 watts, larger and more feature-rich models consume more power, while simpler models consume less as compared to the simpler models.

Drip coffee maker is very popular and common coffee maker which is used in many houses, It drips boiling water onto the coffee grounds,which collects into a carafe. Other popular types of coffee makers include espresso machines, French presses, and percolators.

If you are planning to buy a coffee maker, consider what type of coffee you like to drink and how quickly you want, you also need to consider how much space you have in your kitchen and how much you're willing to spend on your electricity bill, what we mean to say is very clear that before choosing a machine, understand your need, if your need is fulfill by a small normal coffee maker then you do not need a big coffee maker, a big size coffee maker is consume more power.

You can check the user manual guide for the specific power consumption of your coffee maker, you will get the exact wattage in the manual guide.

How much electricity does a coffee maker use?

  • Small Drip Coffee Maker – 550 to 900 watts
  • Large Drip Coffee Maker – 750 to 1200 watts
  • Capsule coffee maker – 900 to 1500 watts
  • Espresso Machine – 1000 to 1500 Watts

Amount of coffee made, more coffee means more electricity, some machines continuously draw power to keep the water hot, while some machines have a feature to switch off automatically.

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How much electricity does a Coffee Maker Consume?

Let assume that our Coffee Maker operates 2 hours a day and our Coffee Maker uses 500 watts

Daily Consumption :

500 watts X 2 hours = 1000 watt-hours per day

1000 watt-hours per day / 1000 = 1 kWh per day

1 kWh per month x 0.10 per kWh = $ .1 per day

Monthly Consumption :

1 kWh per day X 30 days = 30kWh per month

30 kWh per month x 0.10 per kWh = $ 3 per month

You can reduce the power consumption of your coffee maker in some easy ways:

  • Check the wattage of your coffee maker: Look at the label to see how many watts of power your machine uses.
  • Choose a low-watt machine for better energy efficiency.
  • Make coffee as per requirement: Make only as much coffee as you want to drink and avoid reheating leftover coffee.
  • Keep your machine clean: it's very important, a dirty machine works more and uses more electricity.
  • Get a machine with an automatic shutoff feature: Automatic shutoff feature, turns off the machine after heating the water, so it will not consume unnecessary electricity so it will consume the less power.

Coffee makers are convenient to use, but they can also increase our electricity bills, By appropriate action mentioned above, you can save electricity and continuing to enjoy your morning cup of joe.

So next time you wake up in the morning and go to make coffee, just think about how much electricity your coffee is consuming, with a few steps, you can keep your coffee brewing habit without burning a hole in your pocket.