QUESTION: How much energy is contained in a liter of fuel?
ANSWER : The amount of energy contained in a liter of fuel (gasoline or diesel) is approximately 10 kWh.
EXPLANATION: This corresponds to the thermal power restored by an electric heater of 1000W which would run at full power for… 10 hours!
It is also the electrical energy consumed by a 350 W halogen spotlight for… 28h 34 min and 17 seconds.
This is therefore a relatively large amount of energy, but it only allows you to achieve a few km with your car, a little over 16,6 km if your car consumes 6L / 100 km.
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