Coal Heating Efficiency

Some of the advantages of owning a Reading Stove Company Coal Stove include:

  • Easy to purchase ... Select the dealer nearest you.
  • Easy to operate ... Stove is self-feeding from its' large capacity hopper.
  • Easy to maintain ... Occasionally empty the ash container.
  • Easy to install ... Our freestanding models vent directly to your existing chimney.
  • Easy to save ... check out the fuel comparison charts to see how much you can save by installing a coal stoker stove today.

Famous Reading Anthracite Coal vs Alternative Fuels Comparison

All comparisons are converted to cost per Million BTU's ($MMBTU)

Anthracite
25,000,000 BTUs Per Ton
Fuel Unit Cost $/Ton Unit Cost $/MMBTUs
$170.00 $6.80
$180.00 $7.20
$190.00 $7.60
$200.00 $8.00
$210.00 $8.40
$220.00 $8.80
$230.00 $9.20
$240.00 $9.60
$250.00 $10.00
$260.00 $10.40
$270.00 $10.80
$280.00 $11.20
$290.00 $11.60
$300.00 $12.00
Wood Pellets
14,000,000 BTUs Per Ton
Fuel Unit Cost $/Ton Unit Cost $/MMBTUs
$200.00 $14.29
$210.00 $15.00
$220.00 $15.71
$230.00 $16.43
$240.00 $17.14
$250.00 $17.86
$260.00 $18.57

All comparisons are converted to cost per Million BTU's ($MMBTU)

Anthracite
25,000,000 BTUs Per Ton
Fuel Unit Cost $/Ton Unit Cost $/MMBTUs
$170.00 $6.80
$180.00 $7.20
$190.00 $7.60
$200.00 $8.00
$210.00 $8.40
$220.00 $8.80
$230.00 $9.20
$240.00 $9.60
$250.00 $10.00
$260.00 $10.40
$270.00 $10.80
$280.00 $11.20
$290.00 $11.60
$300.00 $12.00
Wood
20,000,000 BTUs Per Cord
Fuel Unit Cost $/Cord Unit Cost $/MMBTUs
$150.00 $7.50
$160.00 $8.00
$170.00 $8.50
$180.00 $9.00
$190.00 $9.50
$200.00 $10.00
$210.00 $10.50

All comparisons are converted to cost per Million BTU's ($MMBTU)

Anthracite
25,000,000 BTUs Per Ton
Fuel Unit Cost $/Ton Unit Cost $/MMBTUs
$170.00 $6.80
$180.00 $7.20
$190.00 $7.60
$200.00 $8.00
$210.00 $8.40
$220.00 $8.80
$230.00 $9.20
$240.00 $9.60
$250.00 $10.00
$260.00 $10.40
$270.00 $10.80
$280.00 $11.20
$290.00 $11.60
$300.00 $12.00
Fuel Oil
138,690 BTUs Per Gallon
Fuel Unit Cost $/Ton Unit Cost $/MMBTUs
$3.00 $21.63
$3.10 $22.35
$3.20 $23.07
$3.30 $23.79
$3.40 $24.51
$3.50 $25.24
$3.60 $25.96
$3.70 $26.68
$3.80 $27.40
$3.90 $28.12
$4.00 $28.84
$4.10 $29.56
$4.20 $30.28
$4.30 $32.00
$4.40 $31.72
$4.50 $32.45

All comparisons are converted to cost per Million BTU's ($MMBTU)

Anthracite
25,000,000 BTUs Per Ton
Fuel Unit Cost $/Ton Unit Cost $/MMBTUs
$170.00 $6.80
$180.00 $7.20
$190.00 $7.60
$200.00 $8.00
$210.00 $8.40
$220.00 $8.80
$230.00 $9.20
$240.00 $9.60
$250.00 $10.00
$260.00 $10.40
$270.00 $10.80
$280.00 $11.20
$290.00 $11.60
$300.00 $12.00
Propane
84,000 BTUs Per Gallon
Fuel Unit Cost $/Gallon Unit Cost $/MMBTUs
$1.90 $22.61
$2.00 $23.80
$2.10 $24.99
$2.20 $26.18
$2.30 $27.37
$2.40 $28.56
$2.50 $29.75
$2.60 $30.94
$2.70 $32.13
$2.80 $33.32
$2.90 $34.51
$3.00 $35.70
$3.10 $38.69
$3.20 $38.08
$3.30 $39.27
$3.40 $40.46

All comparisons are converted to cost per Million BTU's ($MMBTU)

Anthracite
25,000,000 BTUs Per Ton
Fuel Unit Cost $/Ton Unit Cost $/MMBTUs
$170.00 $6.80
$180.00 $7.20
$190.00 $7.60
$200.00 $8.00
$210.00 $8.40
$220.00 $8.80
$230.00 $9.20
$240.00 $9.60
$250.00 $10.00
$260.00 $10.40
$270.00 $10.80
$280.00 $11.20
$290.00 $11.60
$300.00 $12.00
Natural Gas
1,000,000 BTUs Per Thousand Cubic Feet (MCF)
Fuel Unit Cost $/MCF Unit Cost $/MMBTUs
$7.00 $7.00
$8.00 $8.00
$9.00 $9.00
$10.00 $10.00
$11.00 $11.00
$12.00 $12.00
$13.00 $13.00
$14.00 $14.00
$15.00 $15.00
$16.00 $16.00
$17.00 $17.00
$18.00 $18.00

All comparisons are converted to cost per Million BTU's ($MMBTU)

Anthracite
25,000,000 BTUs Per Ton
Fuel Unit Cost $/Ton Unit Cost $/MMBTUs
$170.00 $6.80
$180.00 $7.20
$190.00 $7.60
$200.00 $8.00
$210.00 $8.40
$220.00 $8.80
$230.00 $9.20
$240.00 $9.60
$250.00 $10.00
$260.00 $10.40
$270.00 $10.80
$280.00 $11.20
$290.00 $11.60
$300.00 $12.00
Electricity
3,413 BTUs Kilowatt-Hour (KWH)
Fuel Unit Cost $/Gal Unit Cost $/MMBTUs
$0.070 $20.51
$0.074 $21.68
$0.078 $22.85
$0.082 $24.03
$0.086 $25.20
$0.090 $26.37
$0.094 $27.54
$0.098 $28.71
$0.102 $29.89
$0.106 $31.06
$0.110 $32.23
$0.114 $33.40
$0.118 $34.57
$0.122 $35.75
$0.126 $36.92
$0.130 $38.09
$0.134 $39.26
$0.138 $40.43
$0.142 $41.61
$0.146 $42.78
$0.150 $43.95
$0.154 $45.12
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