Steam generation cost comparison of different fuels
|Sr.#||Fuel Type||BTU in Fuel||BTU for 1 Ton of Steam||Required Fuel Quantity KG, mmBTU or Ltr/Ton of Steam||Rate/KG, mmBTU or Ltr (Rupees)||Cost of Steam/Ton (Rupees)|
|1||Natural Gas (MM BTU)||1,000,000||3,210,000||3.21||877||2,815.17|
|2||RNLG (MM BTU)||1,000,000||3,210,000||3.21||963.29||3,092.16|
|3||Wood Logs (KG)||9,000||3,210,000||357||8||2,856|
|4||Coal Lumps (Imported) (0-50 mm) (KG)||25,500||3,210,000||125.8||15.25||1,918.4|
|5||Corn Cob (KG)||8,000||3,210,000||402||8.5||3,417|
|6||Wood Chips (KG)||9,000||3,210,000||357||8||2,856|
|7||Rice Husk (KG)||12,000||3,210,000||267.5||9||2,407.5|
|10||Diesel (Ltr) (HSDO)||42,800||3,210,000||75||81||6,075|
|BREAKING NEWS FOR KARACHI|
|1||Coal Lumps (Imported) (0-50 mm) (KG)||25,500||3,210,000||125.8||12.20||1,534.7|
Note 1: In above steam generation cost comparison, all tests are on actual basis at the time of testing and observation. Actual results may vary from mills to mills (location to location) and kind of raw material available at the time of consumption by the user. These results are based on normal ambient temperature and humidity.
Note 2: The price of Rice Husk, Wood Chips & Wood Logs is the price in major cities of Punjab.