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New Electricity Trading Arrangements

Volume 409: debated on Friday 18 July 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Trade and Industry by how much energy production from (a) renewable sources, (b) wind and (c) combined heat and power has changed for each year since the introduction of New Electricity Trading Arrangements. [126719]

Electricity generation in the UK from these sources in 2000 (the year before NETA was introduced in England and Wales), 2001 (the year in which NETA was introduced) and 2002 are shown in the following table:

GWh
200020012002
Electricity generation from all renewable sources110,38310,07711,444
of which generation from wind947967 1,259
Generation from CHP226,53922,56824,236
1 Includes generation from large-scale hydro stations and from biodegradable and non-biodegradable wastes.
2 Detailed CHP statistics for 2002 are to be published on Thursday 31 July 2003 in the Digest of United Kingdom Energy Statistics,2003