Energy Cost Comparison

Right now, solar is the most expensive form of energy, while coal is the cheapest. Focus Fusion would be far cheaper than any of them. Here are costs in dollars per million BTU of energy. The comparison is the cost of the energy content of the source, not the cost of producing electricity.

 

Chart Comparing Energy Source Based on Dollar per Million BTU

 

Source Cost
Oil 21.7
Nuclear 31.8
Wind 25.6
Solar 42.3
Natural Gas 3.00
Coal 2.85
Focus Fusion 0.55

 

Looked at another way, with Focus Fusion you would get far more energy per dollar.

 

Chart Comparing Energy Source Based on Million BTU per Dollar