DOE Publishes Average Cost of Energy for Consumer Products
Mar 20, 2014
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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published the Representative Average Unit Costs of Energy for five residential energy sources.
The unit costs for 2014, issued pursuant to the Energy Policy and Conservation Act, include electricity, natural gas, No. 2 heating oil, propane, and kerosene. The costs become effective April 17, 2014.
The representative costs, in commonly used energy terms, are as follows:
• electricity: 12.4¢/kWh
• natural gas: $1.128/therm or $11.56/MCF (MCF = 1,000 cubic feet)
• No. 2 heating oil: $3.75/gallon
• propane: $2.73/gallon
• kerosene : $4.28/gallon
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