Comparison Table

Price of oil (gallon)
$3.00
Price of coal, loaded in Healy
$65.00

Gallons Oil
Cost, Oil
Tons Coal
Equivalent
Cost, Coal
Savings, Coal
VS Oil
100
$300
0.91
$59
$240
500
$1,500
4.57
$297
$1,202
1000
$3,000
9.14
$594
$2,405
3000
$9,000 27.43
$1,782
$7,217
5000
$15,000
45.71
$2,971
$12,028
10000
$30,000
91.43
$5,942
$24,057

Notes:
1.  Assumes 80% efficiency for a oil fired furnace
2.  Estimated equivalency at 70% efficiency and 7,500 BTU/pound for a coal fired furnace


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