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Solar Power: Heating

Volume 463: debated on Thursday 19 July 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform, what proportion of residents use solar water heating systems in England. (150619)

The former DTI commissioned the Energy Saving Trust to carry out a study into the potential for microgeneration that was completed in November 2005. As part of the study, industry estimated that there had been 78,270 solar water heating system installations in the UK as at March 2005. Further information can be found at:

http://www.berr.gov.uk/files/file27558.pdf