In this guide we’ll look at the best energy efficient kettles.
We’ve compared energy efficiency, eco-friendliness, time to boil and cost
to give you our top recommendations.
What is the Best Energy Efficient Kettle?
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Russell Hobbs 21600 Glass Energy Efficient Kettle Review
The Russell Hobbs illuminating glass kettle is our #1 pick for the best energy efficient kettle. This has a fantastic modern design that looks great in any kitchen, with the blue illumination on boil adding a stylish touch.
With a 66% increase in energy efficiency over standard kettles, this electric kettle will save you time and money. Boil just one cup if needed, or there’s ample room for 6 cups if you’re making tea for the whole family.
This kettle is easy to use, with a perfect pour spout that ensures no spilling onto hands or worktop. It doesn’t drip when you stop pouring, and the filter is simple to remove for easy cleaning. Finally, the base comes with integrated cord storage to keep the kitchen tidy.
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iKich Glass Eco Energy Efficient Kettle Review
The iKich Glass Electric Kettle is a modern kettle with a large 1.7L capacity. As well as the lovely design, this has an energy saving mode and auto-shut off to help it last longer. It takes 7 minutes to boil a full pot, saving energy compared to your microwave, stove or standard kettle.
Thanks to the lower power, this kettle is very safe to use and low-noise. It should last around 5 years thanks to the safety technology, including dry boil protection.
Finally, this kettle has a clean and elegant design with an attractive LED light indicator in soft blue. The visible glass design means you’ll only fill the kettle as much as you need, while the stay cool ergonomic handle means it’s easy for anyone to use.
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Duronic Cordless Electric Energy Efficient Kettle Review
The Duronic Electric Kettle is up there as the most energy efficient kettle on the market. With this kettle, you can boil water to the exact temperature you need, saving you both time and money. It’s controlled by easy to use buttons and allows you to choose from 4 different temperatures for the perfect tea or coffee.
This modern kettle has a keep warm function to save even more energy. There’s no need to boil the kettle over and again, this will keep the water the same temperature for up to 30 minutes, perfect if you like to go for a second drink.
With a cordless design, this takes up minimal space on the worktop. The 360 degree base allows you to lift the kettle from any direction, perfect for both left and right-handed users. The auto shut off and boil dry protection are added safety features.
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Philips HD4644/00 Energy Efficient Kettle Review
The Philips 1.7 litre kettle is one of the best energy efficient kettles thanks to its versatile, modern design and impressive performance. While we’re all guilty of occasionally wasting water when it comes to standard kettles, this has a 1.7L capacity with a one-cup water indicator that allows you to boil only the water you need. Whether you’re making 6 cups of tea or just 1 cup of tea, there will be minimal waste.
With a double action filter, this kettle will provide you with clean water while keeping the interior clean. It’s quick to boil, with a flat heating element for fast boiling as well as easy cleaning. This saves up to 66% energy compared with regular kettles, and it comes with a handy light so you know when your water is ready.
With the cord storage in the base keeping it looking compact, and the hinged locking lid for maximum safety, this is the best energy efficient kettle for the family kitchen.
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Yoleo 12831 Glass Electric Energy Efficient Kettle Review
The Yoleo Blue Glass Electric Kettle is one of the best energy efficient kettles for the UK market. With a 1.7L capacity, this boils enough water for all the family. Choose from 6 different temperatures for that perfect tea or coffee.
This kettle is very easy to clean, made from glass with a low expansion rate, high temperature resistance and high strength. The clear glass allows you to see when your kettle needs a clean and ensures you boil the perfect amount of water.
With a high energy efficiency, this kettle will save you time and money. It can boil a 170ml cup of water in just a few seconds, but it’s very safe, with automatic shut off and a boil dry protection system.
Energy Efficient Kettle Buyer’s Guide
An energy efficient kettle is a relatively low-cost investment that will save you money, time, and help you have perfectly boiled water every time you want a cup of tea. But finding the best energy efficient kettle for your home can be tricky, with a huge range of features, designs and models available.
From your standard small capacity electric kettles perfect for just 1 or 2 cups of tea, to the energy efficient kettle designed to make tea for an entire office, here’s what to look out for when it comes to energy efficient kettles.
All electric kettles will be able to boil small amounts of water to save you time and money. They will also work very fast, often boiling enough water for a single cup in just a few seconds. A good filter will improve the taste of your tea and coffee, as well as keeping your kettle performing with maximum functionality.
While most energy efficient kettles are eco friendly, you can do even better by only boiling the amount of water you need. Your energy efficient kettle can also be made with eco-friendly, BPA-free materials.
Water Level Indicator
A water level indicator will increase the energy efficiency as you only boil the amount you need. Kettles with clearly labelled number of cups are best, as opposed to mls, as it makes tea-making a little simpler!
Time to Boil
If you can’t think of anything worse than having to wait for your morning cuppa, a kettle that’s quick to boil is best. Some energy efficient kettles have a much lower wattage than normal kettles. While this will save money, it usually means your water will take a lot longer to boil.
Any herbal or green tea fans will know that the perfect temperature is different for every tea, and some electric kettles allow you to choose from a range of different temperatures..This also increases the energy efficiency as you’ll only boil the kettle to the temperature you need.
Auto Shut Off / Safety Features
An auto shut off and dry boil protection means your kettle will turn off once the water is boiled, and you won’t be able to turn on the kettle without enough water. Other good safety features including a 360 swivel base which allows you to lift the kettle easily whether you are left or right handed, and a keep cool lid and handle to stop you burning yourself.
Energy efficient kettles are a great addition to any kitchen, helping you make the perfect tea and coffee day in, day out, while saving you money and helping save the planet. For design, performance and a great capacity, it’s got to be the Russell Hobbs 21600 Glass Energy Efficient Kettle that claims the top spot.