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Unformatted text preview: (reference your source of information) By way of illustration, I have chosen crude oil. 1 barrel of crude oil is 6 million Btu of energy, which converts to about 1,760 kWh. If crude oil costs $100 per barrel, the cost of this energy is nearly 6 ¢ per kWh. 1 gallon of gasoline, on the other hand, is 125,000 Btu of energy, or 36.6 kWh. If a gallon of gasoline sells at $3.00, the cost of this energy is about 8 ¢ per kWh. Dr Adebiyi Page 1 5/11/2009...
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This note was uploaded on 08/21/2008 for the course ME 3513 taught by Professor Felicelli during the Spring '04 term at Mississippi State.
- Spring '04