Wattage Usage For Generators


The formula for determining load in watts is:

Watts = Amps x Volts
or
P(watts)= I(current)  x E(voltage)

Note: 1 kW = 1000 watts

Application / Equipment Watts
Space Heater 1200
Weed Trimmer 850
Clothes Dryer (Gas) 720
Light Bulb (100w) 100
Small Radio AM/FM 50
Radio, CB 50
Fan 200
Television 350
Microwave Oven 1200
Air Conditioner (12,000 BTU) 3250
Furnace Fan (1/3 hp blower motor) 600
Vacuum cleaner 600
Sump pump (1/3 hp) 700
Refrigerator/freezer 800
Deep Freezer 500
Circular saw 6" 800
Floodlight 1000
Drill 1/2" Electric 1000
Toaster 1200
Coffee maker 1200
Skillet 1200
Chain saw 14" Electric 1200
Water well pump (1/2 hp) 1000
Hot plate/range (per burner) 1500
Table saw 10" 2000
Elect. Water Heater 3000
12V DC Battery Charger 120