Calculate the consumption of your devices or your household
This section includes personalized tools and explanations to help you calculate the costs of using certain appliances and electronics so you can make better choices.
Calculate the consumption of your appliances and devices*
There are a dozen calculators for you to choose from. Learn more about the energy consumption of your appliances and electronics to make wiser energy choices.
* Please note that these calculations are approximate, since a number of factors can affect consumption, including the actual efficiency of your appliances, the hours of use and weather conditions.
kWh: definition and calculation method
- The kilowatthour (kWh) is a unit that measures energy.
- One kWh is equal to the consumption of one 1,000-watt electronic device in one hour.
To calculate the consumption of a device, multiply its power by the number of hours of use. Then, divide the result by 1,000 to obtain the consumption in kWh*.
* Cost per kWh at rate D on April 1, 2015
Personalized tools based on your consumption
Go to your Customer Space on Hydro-Québec’s website for personalized tools to evaluate your consumption based on your habits.
Track your electricity use with the Consumption Profile tool
Track your daily electricity use thanks to next generation meters. You can see and compare daily, monthly and annual data.Log into your Customer Space to track your consumption
The Home Diagnostic consumption analysis
Fill out our questionnaire and receive a free personalized assessment of your home’s consumption and recommendations to save energy.Change your purchase decisions thanks to the Home Diagnostic
Dare to Compare your consumption
In just three minutes, you can compare your consumption to that of households similar to yours. Answer 11 questions and get your result along with personalized tips.To answer the questionnaire, log into your Customer Space
Estimate the electricity cost of your home
This tool will give you the approximate annual cost of electricity for your home.See your electricity use