CHIPPEWA VALLEY ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE
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Chippewa Valley Electric - Heating Fuels Comparisons

Description Unit Price
Electricity-Resistance Cents Per Kwhr
Electricity-Ground Water Heat PumpCents Per Kwhr
Fuel Oil - 70% EfficientDollars Per Gallon
Propane - 80% EfficientDollars Per Gallon
Propane - 90% Efficient Dollars Per Gallon
Firewood - 70% Efficient Dollars Per Cord
Wood Pellets - 70% Efficient Dollars Per Ton

Assumptions:
Electricity - 3,413 Btu's per Kilowatt Hour
Fuel Oil #2 - 138,800 Btu's per gallon
Propane - 91,200 Btu's per gallon
Firewood - 20,000,000 Btu's per cord
Wood Pellets - 13,600,000 Btu's per ton

All calculations are based on the price for Electric Reisitance heating. Enter the price per kilowatt hour in cents, for example 7.5 cents. Then click on the Calculate Button and the equivilent price of the other heating fuels will be calculated and displayed.
Enter only numeric values (no commas), using decimal points where needed.
Non-numeric values will cause errors.

Click here and start saving money on your electric bill.

Chippewa Valley Electric Cooperative | 317 S. 8th St. | P.O. Box 575 | Cornell, WI 54732
Phone (715) 239-6800 | (800) 300-6800 | Fax (715) 239-4290
Office Hours: Monday through Friday (7:30 AM - 4:00 PM)
CONTACT us at cvec@cve.coop / For Billing information CONTACT us at billing@cve.coop
This institution is an equal opportunity provider