Compare Fuel Costs

Pellet fuel is a cost stable and price competitive fuel. A good way to understand the price benefits of pellet fuel is to compare it against other home heating fuels. The following chart can assist in comparing home heating fuels.

The values shown are national averages. You may enter your own costs to compare. Enter amounts in dollars except for the cost of electricity, which is in cents.

Wood Pellets

Cost per ton in dollars

$

Appliance Efficiency

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Cost per million BTU = $

 

Fuel Oil #2

Cost per gallon in dollars

$

Appliance Efficiency

%

Cost per million BTU = $

 

Electricity

Cost per kWh in cents

¢

Appliance Efficiency

%

Cost per million BTU = $

 

Natural Gas

Cost per therm in dollars

$

Appliance Efficiency

%

Cost per million BTU = $

 

LP Gas / Propane

Cost per gallon in dollars

$

Appliance Efficiency

%

Cost per million BTU = $

 

Hardwood (air dried)

Cost per cord in dollars

$

Appliance Efficiency

%

Cost per million BTU = $