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Comment: Re:Doesn't add up (Score 2) 198

by nick1austin (#42013247) Attached to: Old Electric-Car Batteries Put Into Service For Home Energy Storage
In the UK every socket outlet can deliver 3kw (13 amps @ 230 volts). 3kw is normal for kettles which can boil one cup of water in about 90 seconds from cold. OTOH hair dryers don't need that much power because it would be ridiculously hot. For the same reason tumble dryers are usually only 1kw.

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