Do string lights use a lot of electricity?
Subsequently, one may also ask, do fairy lights use a lot of electricity?
Incandescent Christmas lights consume up to 90% more electricity than LEDs and consequently cost considerably more to run. The standard set of Incandescent fairy lights will consume 40W per 100 lights, and may cost the average household $17.79 per 1,000 bulbs through December.
One may also ask, how much electricity does 1 strand of Christmas lights use? The average C9 multicolored outdoor Christmas lights consume around 175 watts per strand of 25 lights. If you have 80 strands of these to cover your trees, that is about 14,000 watts of energy per tree.
Also know, do Christmas lights increase your electric bill?
So, the answer . . . Christmas lights don't have to use a lot of energy. By using LED lights and putting your lights on an automated schedule, you can reduce the cost of holiday lighting to have a minimal impact on your electrical bill.
Can you leave fairy lights on overnight?
'Poor quality lights, overloaded electrical sockets and lights left on overnight, or while you're out of the house, can put your home at risk. Damaged lights wrapped around a dry tree pose a potentially lethal risk.