Portable Generator Home Wattage Chart

Power Consumption of Household Appliances

Can you guess how many watts you need to run a refrigerator + microwave?

Portable generators can be expensive — they range from $150 to $5500.

Before you decide which to buy, try to narrow down which items you’ll need to power. Once you have your list ready, add up the watts needed.

Here’s 3 charts listing power wattages:

#1.) Household Items – storms and power outages

#2.) Entertainment Items – powering electronics

#3.) Camping/RV Items – items for outdoor living

Power Consumption of Home Appliances

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RVs and Camping:

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Appliance Power Consumption – Conclusion:

Whether you’re looking to keep a backup power supply in case of a power outage, need it for a construction job, or for a camping trip — modern portable generators can be a good investment.

A good, durable generator should be able to last 4+ years.

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