Government Departments are mandated to source at least 10 per cent. of electricity from renewable sources by March 2008.
Communities and Local Government's HQ estate presently obtains 99 per cent. of its electricity from renewable sources. The remaining 1 per cent. is provided by our landlord in a multi-occupancy building as part of the service charge, and they have no proposals to change this arrangement.
CLG’s agencies obtain 52 per cent. of their electricity from renewable sources, and at this time they have no plans to increase this percentage, although the situation is reviewed annually. This review takes into consideration factors such as cost, market forces and Government commitments.