Find out the fuel equivalents to produce one quad of energy.
The fuel equivalents to produce one quad of energy are as follows:
One quad (meaning one quadrillion) is equivalent to:
1 1015 BTU
252 1015 calories or 252 1012 K calories.
In fossil fuels, one quad is equivalent to:
180 million gallons of crude oil
0.98 trillion cubic feet of natural gas
37.88 million tons of anthracite coal
38.46 million tons of bituminous coal
In nuclear fuels, one quad is equivalent to 2,500 tons of U3O8 if only U235 is used. In electrical output, one quad is equivalent to 2.93 1011 kilowatt-hours electric.