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Central Electricity Generating Board (Coal Burn)

Volume 961: debated on Friday 26 January 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for Energy what he now estimates will be the coal burn of the Central Electricity Generating Board in the 1980s and 1990s, following the reported agreement between the Board and the National Coal Board.

The Government have indicated possible future levels of coal burn by the CEGB in the Green Paper on Energy Policy—Cmnd. 7101. This is in the process of being updated.The CEGB and the NCB consult regularly about future levels of coal burn but these are not embodied in formal agreements.