I am trying to find how many kW in a tank of gasoline. I was wondering if someone can confirm this for me. I read in a article on a EV site that he mentioned 10,000 kW, 10 MW (for a tank of gasoline). The guy was from a national lab so I am trying to work the math out. I do not know the discharge time. Thanks(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

My information/Calculations:

Background: typical four door car, 15 gallon tank

31.6 MJ/L

42.7 MJ/kg

131 MJ/US Gallon

35.97 kWh (per gallon)

539.55 kWh (per tank, 15 gallons)

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# Energy/Power content of Gasoline

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