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Electricity Generating

Volume 892: debated on Friday 23 May 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Energy how much electricity is produced—as distinct from that capable of being produced—at present in (a) coal fired power stations (b) oil fired power stations and (c) nuclear power stations.

The latest available information on electricity supplied by types of primary fuel used, including those used at dual-fired stations, is in respect of 1974. Provisional figures are as follows:

Coal fired stations (1)141,687
Oil fired stations (2)56,143
Nuclear stations25,605
(1) Includes coke.
(2) Includes oil engines and gas turbines.