Do I need to upgrade my electrical panel to have electric appliances?

Transitioning to an all-electric home will likely increase the amount of electricity your home uses from day to day. Sometimes the necessary increase in electricity will require upgrading your electrical panel. However, most homes can electrify without a panel upgrade. Rewiring America provides a simple guide to help you determine if you’re a good candidate to electrify your home without a panel upgrade. In general, most homes can fully electrify on an existing 100 amp electrical panel with some simple planning upfront.

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1. What is electrification?
2. Why go all-electric?
3. What is a heat pump?
4. What is induction cooking?
5. Do I need to upgrade my electrical panel to have electric appliances?