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It's easy to determine the costs of running your appliances. You can use this tool to determine the approximate energy usage and cost of most major natural gas appliances. The Natural Gas Appliance Calculator is an estimate cost of appliances. Actual costs may vary between customers.
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Natural gas is measured in therms or BTUs. A therm is a
measurement of the amount of heat energy in natural gas, equal to 100,000 BTUs.
A BTU, or British Thermal Unit, is the quantity of heat required to raise the
temperature of one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit. The current charge
for natural gas from Minnesota Energy Resources is
$0.52078 per therm.
If you would like to change the rate used in the calculations above, enter a new
$ per therm
Cost to Operate = usage (hours or load) x (BTUs/100,000) x price per therm
ORCost to Operate = usage (hours or load) x therms x price per therm
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