BALTIMORE (WJZ) ― Powering a plasma TV can jack up your BGE bill.
Mary Bubala reports you may save money by unplugging it.READ MORE: Ovechkin Scores 2, Capitals Rally To Beat Senators 3-2
A plasma TV left plugged in adds an extra $160 on average to your energy costs each year.READ MORE: No. 12 Maryland Women Roll In Frese’s Return To Bench
Many plasmas come with a power saver mode that is designed to cut down on power consumption, so try activating that.
If you’re shopping around for a new plasma TV, CNET.com reviews more than 150 brands including Sony, Sharp and LG, and compares their power consumption.MORE NEWS: Unseld Out Of Protocols, Set To Return As Wizards Coach