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Table 3 The load profile of a typical household in Kathmandu

From: Techno-economic feasibility analysis of a 3-kW PV system installation in Nepal

Appliance/loads Power (watts) Hours used in a day Days per week Watt-hours per week
  (A) (B) (C) (A) x (B) x (C)
Lamp LED 15 7 7 735
TV 80 5 7 2800
Laptop 50 5 7 17,500
Computer 80 5 7 2800
Fridge 58 24 7 9744
Fan 150 2 7 2100
Rice cooker 1000 1 7 7000
Washing M/C 1000 1 2 2000
Microwave 1000 1 7 7000
Iron 1000 0.5 5 2500
Dryer 1000 1 5 5000
Kettle 1200 0.75 7 6300
Well pump 750 1 4 3000
Smartphone Recharge 6 3 7 126
Vacuum 1000 1 2 2000
Other 120 1 7 840
  Highest power used at one time   Total power per week 55,695 Wh/w