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Alternative Fuels An energy source alternative to using fossil fuels. Materials or substances that can be used as a fuel, other than conventional fuels. Waste oils, vegetable oils or animal fats, which can be used alone, or blended with fossil fuels.

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Natural Gas Generator


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Old 12-01-2017, 04:57:01 PM
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Saw this today at a local grain elevator. They said it was cheaper than Hydro to run . It is a 360 kW PSI V12 natural gas generator. Cheers Bill H.
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Hello all
There's a Perkins V12 natural gas powered genny on ebay over here at the moment.
Pity natural gas is hard to get for most of us.
https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/WELLINGS...oAAOSwWHBaFAyz
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There is a commercial laundry that runs a n NG generator. They sell power to the grid and use the heat to dry cloths. They claim it lowers the cost of for heat for the cloths dryers.

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How much does electricity cost where they are (someplace in Canada, I assume?)

Just for reference, I think we pay about USD$.11 per KW here in west central Wisconsin.

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