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Microwaves Ranked by Annual Running Cost

Natural Gas - Natural Gas costs calculated at average gas tariff of 4.5 cents per megajoule.

LPG Gas - LPG Gas costs calculated at average of 5.4 cents per megajoule.

Electricity - Electricity costs calculated at average electricity tariff of 35 cents per kilowatt-hour.

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Cost Per Litre Capacity(L) Cost Per Hour Annual
Running Cost
Add to Compare   From $104.95
$1.91 20 $0.25 $38.22
Add to Compare   From $122.00
$1.91 20 $0.25 $38.22
Add to Compare   From $135.00
$1.91 20 $0.25 $38.22
Add to Compare   From $138.00
$1.91 20 $0.25 $38.22
Add to Compare   From $90.00
$1.91 20 $0.25 $38.22
Add to Compare   From $106.00
$2.05 20 $0.26 $40.95
Add to Compare   From $169.00
$1.90 23 $0.28 $43.68
Add to Compare   From $139.00
$2.18 20 $0.28 $43.68
Add to Compare   From $117.00
$2.18 20 $0.28 $43.68
Add to Compare   From $169.00
$0.00 0 $0.28 $43.68


Microwave ovens come in all shapes and sizes, but the one thing they all have in common is that they can use a lot of power. At Save Energy Save Money, we’ve calculated that choosing the right microwave oven can save you up to $175 a year on your energy bills. That’s quite a saving, so if you’re after a new microwave take a look at our comparison table and compare not only the upfront prices but the overall prices as well. Whether you’re looking for a bargain or want to reduce your household energy footprint, Save Energy Save Money can help you do both.

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Our comparison table includes microwaves from all the well-known brands, including Sharp, Panasonic, Heller and LG. Click the Compare Prices button to see which retailer has the best price, and check the annual running cost table to see which uses the least amount of power over time. A saving of up to $175 a year is not to be sneezed at, so do the comparison and save with Save Energy Save Money, the website with huge savings and simple solutions every day. 


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