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Old 01-30-2020, 11:40 AM   #1
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Monthly Electrical Cost

This has probably been asked before, and I know it will vary, but can anyone give me a ballpark figure for electricity costs per month during longer term stays? Say in central Georgia from January to March? We would be in a 33 foot TT. Thanks.
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Old 01-30-2020, 02:37 PM   #2
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ronjohn99 I can tell you last year we stayed in the Rio Grande Valley for a month in a 28ft. trailer with 30 amp and it cost us $67 for the month. I don't think we used the air much if at all. We are in the Valley again this year in a 34 ft. Reflection TT and we have run the air a few times. The first two weeks of electric cost us about $19. Your costs will vary depending on the rate they are charging you. I asked the same question last year and was told by the Park people probably $100-$150 per month. We don't have washer/dryer, dishwasher, and only one AC 15,000 BTU Hope this helps.
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If you use propane heat, it won't be bad at all, but you'll burn through some propane. If you use electric heat, maybe $75-$100 depending on how much the park charges for electricity and how warm you like it. There's a big difference between 50 degrees and 75 degrees of warmth.
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Great, thanks for the responses....that at least gives me something to go by. I realize there are a lot of variables and we will be able to control some of them (just not the weather! )
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Old 02-02-2020, 07:49 PM   #5
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Utility usage depends mostly on your style. We are staying in the RGV area (Mission, TX) and I can share 3 examples here at 15 Cents/KW. A 30 TT couple used $15 last month, no air/heat and they eat out alot (refrig and water heater on gas). We have a 34' fifth wheel and our bill was $44, we used AC a couple of days and space heat for 1/3 of the mornings, res refrig (energy efficient) and elec water heater. Still we are conservative in our elec usage. A 35' MH had a $160 elec bill, they leave AC/heat pump on all the time (windows always closed) and admitted they left the engine block heater turned on last month by mistake.
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I used my electric heat and the cost for January was $109. My heater does not come on until sometime after midnight and stops running by 8am. I'll be using propane for the month of February.
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Old 02-14-2020, 10:53 PM   #7
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Our electric bill is usually $60-75/ month depending on the weather. Were usually in Florida for the winter but in Arizona this year. Its a bit colder here but weve been doing a lot of boondocking and running the heaters off the generator.
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