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Energy Usage

Volume 458: debated on Thursday 22 March 2007

To ask the hon. Member for North Devon, representing the House of Commons Commission, pursuant to his answer of 30 January 2007, Official Report, column 147W, on energy usage, what the energy consumption of each building on the parliamentary estate was in each of the last three years. (120472)

The energy consumption of each building on the parliamentary estate in each of the past three years is given in the following table. Please note that 2 Millbank is heated from boilers located in 1 Millbank and its heating energy consumption is not metered separately.

Energy consumptions from in invoices

Estimated energy consumptions corrected where possible using actual readings (MWh)

2003-04

2004-05

2005-06

Building

Gas

Electricity

Total

Gas

Electricity

Total

Gas

Electricity

Total

Palace of Westminster

19,526.4

15,182.3

34,708.7

18,040.3

15,440.3

33,480.6

19,482.7

15,440.3

35,043.6

Portcullis House

3,616.7

4,044.5

7,661.2

3,328.8

3,932.3

7,261.1

3,493.9

3,942.2

7,436.1

Norman Shaw North and South

3,117.1

1,880.2

4,997.3

2,692.8

1,867.4

4,560.3

3,112.4

1,945.4

5,057.9

1 Canon Row

858.3

858.3

830.9

830.9

819.0

819.0

1 Parliament Street

2,007.8

2,296.6

4,304.4

1,971.7

2,299.7

4,271.4

2,162.6

2,305.4

4,468.0

Parliamentary Bookshop

29.7

29.7

33.4

33.4

35.5

35.5

Millbank House

778.5

778.5

778.3

778.3

728.4

728.4

7 Millbank

1,924.0

3,171.7

5,095.7

2,018.4

3,295.9

5,314.2

2,082.2

3,475.3

5,557.6

Fielden House

131.2

131.2

383.9

383.9

6 and 7 Old Palace Yard

309.0

202.7

511.8

176.9

217.3

394.2

214.0

231.7

445.7

1 Abbey Gardens

110.6

46.0

156.6

107.7

36.0

143.7

1151.5

39.6

151.1

2 Abbey Gardens

135.2

67.6

202.8

106.8

56.4

163.2

107.1

56.4

163.5

Underground Car Park

382.4

382.4

412.9

421.9

361.2

361.2

22 John Islip Street

64.4

68.2

132.7

63.6

24.4

88.0

14.0

48.9

62.9

Total

30,811.3

29,008.6

59,819.9

28,506.9

29,356.5

57,863.4

30,780.6

29,933.8

60,714.4