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Table 3 Cost effectiveness of heat systems

From: Maximizing social benefit from finite energy resource allocation

TypePriceUnitEnd-use conversion efficiency (%)$/MJ
Electricity$0.18kWh99$0.052
Fuel oil$0.87Liter85$0.027
Wood pellets$0.27kg pellets80$0.018
Natural gas$0.53Cubic meter90$0.015
Maize grain$0.16kg maize grain75$0.013