Energy costs here’s an interesting list of curren…

Energy costs

here’s an interesting list of current costs to produce energy from renewable and fossil fuels. This list was compiled by members of the de.soc.umwelt-newsgroup. Follow the links to sources to verify and always double-check before you’ll throw them into discussions..;-)…I think this should give you some material for your argumentation..

nuclear energy

* nuclear fuel U3O8: 0.01 cents/KWh

* enriched fuel UO2: 0.07 cents/KWh

Coal

* Brown oal: ca. 0.44 cents/KWh

* International hard coal: 0.5-0.7 cents/KWh

* German hard coal: 1.7-1.9 cents/KWh

Oil (at 25$/barrel)

* regular petrol: 76 = 19 cents/ltr, right now (Dec.2001) 11.8 cents/ltr

* premium gasoline: 87 = 21.8 cents/ltr

* cerosine Jet Fuel: 76 = 19 cents/ltr

* aviation spirit: 120 = 30 cents/ltr

* heavy oil >1% sulphur: 42 = 10.5 cents/ltr

* heavy oil low sulphur: 50 = 12.5 cents/ltr

* heating oil: 72.8 = 18 cents/ltr

* Diesel: 73.0 = 18.2 cents/ltr

* low sulphur Diesel: 75.9 = 21.8 cents/ltr

* Propane gas: 44 = 11 cents/ltr

* crude oil: 1.1-1.3 cents/KWh

* fuel oil: 1.3-1.8 cents/KWh

* regular gas: 1.3-1.8 cents/KWh

* methanol: 1.8-2.2 cents/KWh

* FT synthetic petroleum: 2.7-3.6 cents/KWh

* fuel station gas Germany: ca. 0.9 Dollars/ltr = 10 cents/kWh

Gas

* petroleum gas: USA city boundary: ca. 0.9 cents/kWh

* petroleum gas liquid, LNG: ca. 1.8 cents/kWh

* Propangas: 1.2 cents/kWh

* hydrogen gaseous: 4.5-9 cents/kWh

* hydrogen liquid: 6.8-11.3 cents/kWh

http://www.ruhrgas.de/deutsch/ErdgasWirtschaft/Grundzuege/g06.htm

http://www.stuttgart.de/umwelt/abt5/energiebericht/eb98/eb98_45.htm

Power

* hydro-power: 0.9-1.8 cents/kWh

* nuclear: ca. 1.8-3.6 cents/kWh

* coal/oil/gas: ca. 2.7-3.6 cents/kWh

* windpower: ca. 6.8-13.6 cents/kWh

* photovoltaic: ca. 0.9 Dollars/kWh

compare:

* car engine: 22.7-45 Dollars/kW (typical running time: 2000-5000h)

* micro turbine (30-150kW): 450-1365 Dollars/kW

* fuel cells: 1365-3180 Dollars/kW

http://www.gri.org/pub/solutions/dg/apc.pdf

http://www.gri.org/pub/solutions/dg/pgen99.PDF

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