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We have a Danby fridge Model D730W/TG,Type HDS 201, Volts 120, Hz 60, Amps 1.4 , Design 235psi high/140psi low. We don't know how old it is, but we would like to know what the energy comsumption per year would be. We have searched online and were not able to find it. Thank you

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Power usage is 270 watts but how much is used in year depends on its cycle time which in turn is dependant on weather etc. there isn't a simple answer

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