Fuel Comparision

The comparision we supply at the right hand side of this page is based on the following:

  • Wood pellets provide 4,800 kWh of energy per tonne.
  • Wood chips provide 3500 kWh of energy per tonne at 30% moisture content.
  • Logs provide 3500 kWh per tonne at 30% moisture content.
  • Kerosene provides 10.2 kWh per litre.
  • The average home considered to be 3 bedroom house using 30,000 kWH of heating energy in one year.

Prices are checked regularly using local suppliers. Calculator info supplied by Highland Birchwoods.



17 May 2012

per kWHper Year
Woodfuel - Logs£0.023£690
Woodfuel - Pellets£0.046£1380
Woodfuel - Chips£0.026£780
Oil - Kerosene£0.07£2100
this is based on...

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