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BIOMASS ENERGY CONTENT & PRICE

FUEL COST COMPARISON: Fuel

Price per unit

kWh per unit

Pence per kWh

Wood chips (30% MC)

£100 per tonne

3,500 kWh/t

2.9p/kWh

Wood pellets

£190 per tonne

4,800 kWh/t

4.0p/kWh

Natural gas

4.8p/kWh

1

4.8p/kWh

Heating oil

58p per litre

10 kWh/ltr

5.8p/kWh

LPG (bulk)

49p per litre

6.6 kWh/ltr

7.4p/kWh

Electricity

15.0p/kWh

1

15.0p/kWh

Source: Biomass Energy Centre – Typical prices for bulk purchase of fuels at domestic or small commercial scale, August 2011. These prices are intended for guidance only and represent the typical cost per unit of fuel energy for comparison.

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BIOMASS ENERGY CONTENT & PRICE