Your energy consumption
Set yourself a target, and consider automated monitoring
Know your consumption, and set yourself a target. This way you’ll be able to save power and improve the health of your bank balance. You can also consider getting help from automated monitoring.
Avoid unnecessary energy consumption
Standby consumption is the power used by appliances when you don’t switch them off at the mains. Around 10-15% of a household’s energy consumption goes on standby consumption.
Do you really know how many kWh you use every year?
You can use a simple rule of thumb to estimate your annual electricity consumption – without having to dig out your bill
Where do you use most power in your home?
Danish electricity consumption is 8.8 TWh/year excluding electric heating.
When you buy products look for the Energy Saving Label and the EU Energy Labelling Scheme (A-G). You save money and burden the environment less.
Saving electricity reduces CO2 emissions
Saving electricity is the most practical way to reduce CO2 emissions and other greenhouse gasses in Denmark. This is because electricity production accounts for 40% of the country’s total carbon footprint. As an energy form electricity is therefore responsible for most CO2 emissions.
Get an explanation of the most commonly used words within electricity and energy.
Understanding your electricity bill
Your annual electricity bill shows the price you pay for electricity. Get help here to read your electricity bill.