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Re: [new_distillers] Electricity vs Propane

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  • Steve Spence
    depends on where you live. I m off grid, so electricity makes no sense for heating. wood, or a liquid fuel, or even propane or methane would make sense. Steve
    Message 1 of 5 , Sep 24, 2009
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      depends on where you live. I'm off grid, so electricity makes no sense
      for heating. wood, or a liquid fuel, or even propane or methane would
      make sense.

      Steve Spence
      Renewable energy and self sufficiency
      http://www.green-trust.org
      http://makingthewebwork.blogspot.com/




      Nathan Stanley wrote:
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      >
      > Just a question on electricity vs gas for heat source. Which of the 2 is
      > cheaper? I used to think gas was, but now the more I look at it I think
      > electricity probably is. Has anyone ever measured the fuel usage and
      > costs involved to find the cheapest fuel?
      >
      > Nathan.
      >
      > KM Services wrote:
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      >> OTM,
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      >> My 50 litre keg has 2# 1500 watt elements and I work on the KISS
      >> principle and a bring it to the boil on 3000watts then cut back to
      >> 1500watts for the run and find this works a treat and looking at your
      >> figures below by manually plugging and unplugging you can achieve
      >> 1000W,2000Wands 3000W. Remember to insulate your column particularly
      >> and also your boiler if you wish to
      >>
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      >>
      >> *_Ken Mc_*/ (This is my opinion and if I am wrong I will be corrected
      >> I am sure)/
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