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Washing machines are a significant source of energy consumption in the home. A lot of people do not know how to reduce their electricity usage when washing clothes. People think it is too hard, or they are not sure what steps to take. We have made this guide that shows you how much electricity a washing machine uses and provides tips on saving money by using less power. How Much Electricity Does A Washing Machine Use? The average household washing machine uses about 0.35 to 0.5 kilowatts of electricity per cycle. If you leave the tub running while filling it with water, that’s almost 80% more power used just for draining. A washing machine uses the same amount of electricity to spin its drum as it would take for you not to wear any clothes at all. While this is not something people typically think about, using an electric dryer…