How much power does an electric Aga use?

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AGA Running Costs
Mode kWh per week Background kitchen warmth watts per hour (approx)
Cooking the 7 day menu***. Ovens and hotplates on only when required 34.5 100w
Cooking the 7 day menu***. Ovens and hotplates turned up from economy mode for cooking 74.1 300w

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Keeping this in consideration, is an electric Aga expensive to run?

The average cost of running an AGA Whether you're after two, three or four ovens, the 13-amp electric models cost the most to run. However, if you're after a three-oven model, your cheapest option is actually natural gas at £17.33 a week.

Subsequently, question is, are electric Agas any good? Electric Aga Review Conclusion The wonderful constant heat source and delicious moist food, are benefits of all Aga's, regardless of how they are powered. The additional benefits of an Electric Aga over its fossil fuelled counterparts make it a highly attractive option.

Accordingly, how much does an electric Aga cost to run per year?

Fuel / Model 2 Oven Cost/unit
eR7 (Total Control) (Menu only, off when not in use) n/a 14.1p / kWh
Hotplates for 7 Series (and Dual / Total Control), AGA 60 and 3 Series
Boiling Plate 0.54 kW/h (7.6p per hour / £1.83 per day) 14.1p / kWh
Simmering Plate 0.24 kW/h (3.4p per hour / £0.81 per day) 14.1p / kWh

How many kW is an Aga?

Energy use A small, traditional two-oven AGA running on gas will use approximately 2,530 watts; 22,200 kilowatt-hours per year (perhaps half that if switched off during the summer months). The average standard gas oven and hob uses 580 kilowatt-hours per year (66 watts), only 2.6% of the AGA's consumption.

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Do electric AGAs heat the room?

The electric AGA is pretty much 100% efficient (all the energy is used to heat the food or the room - there's no 'waste' heat).

How much do electric AGAs cost to run a week?

AGA Running Costs
Mode kWh per week
Simmering plate on (heats up within 10-12 minutes) 0.24 / hr
Three ovens on in economy setting continuously. Hotplates off** 53.9
Three ovens on at full temperature continuously. Hotplates off** 110.6
Cooking the 7 day menu***. Ovens and hotplates on only when required 34.5

Do you leave an AGA on all the time?

An Aga has to be kept on constantly, sapping your fuel source (ours is electric) 24 hours a day. My model has two ovens, one at a fixed high temperature, the other at a fixed low temperature. There are two hotplates, ditto. And that's it.

What's the difference between AGA and Rayburn?


What is the difference between an AGA and a Rayburn? The AGA was designed as a heat storage stove, which is always ready for use and automatically controlled by a thermostat. The Rayburn is most commonly recognised as a product that provide central heating, cooking and domestic water heater.

Why is an Aga always on?

In traditional Aga cookers, the hot plates and ovens are always on so no pre-heating. It has a low energy oven setting (or you can turn them off completely), plus hot plates that can be switched on or off separately.

Does an electric Aga need a flue?

Electric AGAs DON'T need a flue but most models do have a 28mm copper 'Oven Ventilation Pipe' that runs from the back of the cooker, just below worktop level, horizontally (gently falling) to the fan box mounted outside. AGA 3 Series and AGA 60 have no pipe or flue to outside.

Can you stir fry on an Aga?

You can't stir fry on an AGA
And you don't even need a Wok. You can simply use a large, flat based pan. To get your stir fry sizzling, first heat the pan in the roasting over to get it nice and warm. Add your oil or cooking fat and when it starts to sizzle you're ready to stir fry.

How much fuel does an Aga use?

Averaging out the responses shows that oil Aga range cookers without water boilers use 2124 litres per year. This is ~41 litres per week.

Can you run an AGA on LPG?


Fuels, Flues & Servicing. Early AGA cookers were designed to burn solid fuel but since their initial production, the AGA has moved on to natural gas, LPG (now available on DC models & modules only ), Oil, and electric.

How much is an Aga stove?

LP Conversion
Our Price
AMC48INBLK Gloss Black $7,599.00
AMC48INIVY Ivory $7,599.00
AMC48INMBL Matte Black $7,599.00

Why is my AGA losing heat?

Another reason for your Aga losing its heat is there is a fault with the oil supply. This could be as simple as running out of oil, or the external filters need replacing. Or it could be something more sinister such as water in the oil tank or a faulty fire valve.

How do I turn off my Aga?

You will need to find the oil valve like the gentlemen is talking about in the first two minutes of the video. You will need to turn the knob on the valve clockwise until it clicks. This should turn the unit off.

Can you convert a gas AGA to oil?

We can convert your 2 or 4 oven Aga cooker from solid fuel, oil or gas.

Which is the simmering oven in a 4 oven Aga?


The top right oven is a roasting oven – 200 degrees; the bottom-right oven is a baking oven – 150 degrees; the top-left oven is a simmering oven -100 degrees; and the bottom – left oven is a warming oven – 50 degrees. There is a thermometer which you can place in any oven to check the temperature.

How does an Aga heat/hot water?

The cost of hot water from your Aga range cooker. Cool water is dense so it drops from the hot water cylinder into the boiler where it absorbs heat from the barrel and then rises back to the hot water cylinder. There is no off switch, it's doing this all the time.

Do electric AGAs need servicing?

13AMP electric models, including AGA Total Control and AGA Dual Control should have a full service every 5 years and an interim check every 2 ½ years. Oil fired Rayburns should be serviced annually, though some models require servicing at 6 monthly intervals. Solid Fuel Rayburns should be serviced every 6 months.