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Motor Cost Chart

"Rule of Thumb" Energy Cost Per Year for Premium High Efficiency Motors

Costs are based on 6000 hours per year and calculated as follows:

COST = HP x .746 x HRS x RATE x 100/EFF

These rates are based on the Tatung Super Max premium high efficiency motors.

Your motor will cost you more.

HP $.04/KWH $.05/KWH $.06/KWH $.07/KWH $.08/KWH
1 213 266 320 373 426
1.5 314 393 471 550 628
2 414 517 621 724 828
3 607 759 910 1062 1214
5 1012 1264 1517 1770 2023
7.5 1476 1845 2213 2582 2951
10 1952 2441 2929 3417 3905
15 2906 3633 4360 5086 5813
20 3850 4813 5775 6738 7701
25 4782 5978 7173 8369 9564
30 5738 7173 8608 10042 11477
40 7539 9423 11308 13192 15077
50 9423 11779 14135 16491 18846
60 11308 14135 16962 19789 22616
75 14135 17668 21202 24736 28269
100 18846 23558 28269 32981 37693
125 23361 29201 35042 40882 46722
150 28033 35042 42050 49058 56067
200 37222 46528 55834 65139 74445