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Energy Supply

Volume 478: debated on Monday 23 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform pursuant to the Answer of 17 June 2008, Official Report, column 828W, on energy: consumption, what the UK’s total (a) energy consumption and (b) electricity requirement was in each of the last 36 months for which figures are available. (213262)

The information requested is as follows:

Total inland energy consumption on a primary fuel input basis (Million tonnes of oil equivalent)

Consumption of electricity(TWh)

2005

April

20.0

29.72

May

17.8

27.77

June

16.5

26.69

July

15.8

25.84

August

15.8

27.14

September

16.8

26.89

October

17.9

30.50

November

22.3

31.51

December

23.7

33.03

2006

January

23.8

33.34

February

22.3

31.20

March

24.5

32.98

April

19.0

28.09

May

18.1

28.06

June

15.6

26.51

July

15.9

26.81

August

15.9

26.70

September

15.8

26.96

October

17.5

29.11

November

21.3

30.97

December

22.5

32.10

2007

January

22.7

32.57

February

20.2

29.05

March

21.3

31.33

April

17.4

27.27

May

17.9

27.76

June

15.6

26.69

July

16.0

26.46

August

16.1

26.10

September

16.3

26.85

October

18.6

30.11

November

20.9

32.02

December

22.9

33.87

2008

January

22.4

33.49

February

20.7

30.56

March

21.2

31.66

Source:

Monthly Tables 1.2 and 5.5 on the BERR Energy website:

http://stats.berr.gov.uk/energystats/et1_2.xls

and

http://stats.berr.gov.uk/energystats/et5_5.xls