FOSSEEN MANUFACTURING & DEVELOPMENT, LTD

EXCERPTS FROM REPORT:

RE: FMD Hydrofire Fumigation System Using Hydrous-Ethanol.


EVALUATION OF ALTERNATIVE FUELS

IN

TRANSIT APPLICATIONS

For

Metropolitan Council Transit Operations

October, 1995


TABLE 2-4. Fuel Cost

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Fleet Type/Bus Series

Fuel Cost per Gallon

Fuel Cost per Gallon Diesel #1 Equivalent

Fuel Cost per 1,000 Miles

Diesel Control / (2207-2216)

$0.631

$0.65

$215.20

Diesel Trap2 / (2222-2226)

$0.63

$0.65

$222.70

Ethanol / (8000-8004)

$1.08

$1.80

$618.31

Fumigated Ethanol / (7000-7004) "E50" only, Diesel same as above

$1.00

$3.41

$195.50

Diesel and E50

  1. Base fuel is #1, low sulfur diesel
  2. Only includes the first six months of the program during which the particulate traps were is use.


FIGURE 2-3. MCTO Average Total Maintenance Costs

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