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Wight Heat Briquettes are made from 100% clean wood waste, nothing added.

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Typical calorific values of fuels

Fuel (% moisture content)

Pence per litre

£/tonne

Net Calorific Value

Pence/kWh (input)

pence/kWh (“on the meter”)

kWh/tonne

kWh/ltr

Electricity (domestic)

12

12.00

LPG (domestic)

40

6.6

6.06

7.13

Wood Pellet Bagged

250

4800

5.21

6.13

Firewood (30%)

150

3500

4.29

5.04

Wood Pellet – small blown delivery

220

4800

4.6

5.4

Wood pellet – full load blown delivery

200

4800

4.16

4.89

Heating oil

40

10.3

3.9

4.6

Main Gas (domestic)

3.50

4.12

Wood chip (20%)

150

4100

3.66

4.30

Wood chip (30%)

120

3500

3.43

4.03

Main gas

3.00

3.53

Wood chip (40%)

90

2900

3.1

3.65

Wood chip (50%)

70

2300

3.04

3.58

(Source: Forestry Commission, October 2017)

 

Energy from woodfuel changes with varying moisture content. Wight Heat wood briquettes are made from kiln dried wood and have a moisture content of 1 – 2% when bagged.