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Lighting

Volume 889: debated on Monday 7 April 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Energy (1) if he will estimate the percentage of total energy absorbed by public lighting, namely, street and motorway lighting, etc., and domestic lighting;(2) what percentage of total energy is absorbed by lighting for industrial commercial and domestic users.

:On the basis of estimates made by the Electricity Council, the percentages of total final energy consumption used for lighting in the sector named are approximately as follows:

SectorPercentage
Commercial1·0
Industrial0·3
Domestic0·3
Public highways0·1