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Conservation

Volume 931: debated on Wednesday 11 May 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Energy how much energy which would otherwise have been used has been saved since the beginning of 1974 as a consequence of the Government's energy conservation programme in (a) the domestic sector (b) the industrial sector (c) the commercial sector and (d) the transport sector; and what are the figures for the above expressed in terms of

ESTIMATED TOTAL SAVINGS IN PRIMARY ENERGY CONSUMPTION BY SECTOR DURING 1974 AND 1975
SectorMillion tonnes oil equivalentPercentage primary energy consumption
1974197519741975
Domestic1·13·20·50·52·02·0
Industry2·02·51·00·51·51·0
Commercial, agriculture and public etc.2·22·21·51·01·510
Transport1·41·61·00·51·00·5
Total United Kingdom6·79·54·04·06·04·0