We have created this online energy calculator to illustrate the relationship between common energy unit kWh and cost in pounds (£). Note the volatility in the fossil fuel market has not been seen in the biomass fuel market despite wood from forests rising by 30% during summer 2020.

Instructions: Change fuel costs below according to your local current prices and watch the chart change accordingly

Fuel TypeCost in £Price per unit of …Cost per supplied kWhkg carbon per supplied kWh
Mains Natural Gas1 kWh0.053
Heating Oillitre0.074
LPG, Bulklitre0.068
LPG, Bottleskg0.068
Wood Logs0.001
Wood Pellets, Bulktonne0.005
Wood Pellets, Baggedpallet0.005
Wood Briquettestonne0.005
Electricity1 kWh0.113
Economy Electric1 kWh0.113
Heat Pump← COP0.113