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District Heating: Whitehall

Volume 485: debated on Tuesday 16 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what the levels of carbon dioxide emissions resulting from the operation of the Whitehall District Heating System has been in each of the last five years. (242508)

I have been asked to reply.

Response from OGCbuying.solutions:

Calendar year

Carbon emissions (tonnes carbon)

2003

1848.545

2004

2451.272

2005

2698.636

2006

3008.454

2007

2425.363

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what the output of the Whitehall District Heating System was in each of the last five years. (242510)

I have been asked to reply.

The information requested is as follows:

kWhrs

Year 1 2003-04

Year 2 2004-05

Year 3 2005-06

Year 4 2006-70

Year 5 2007-08

Heat output

24,512,074

32,008,100

33,156,240

27,455,520

27,470,630

Power output

0.00

0.00

11,035,840

4,401,950

4,387,391

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change if he will place in the Library a copy of the contracts the Government has entered into relating to the Whitehall District Heating System. (242511)

I have been asked to reply.

Contracts regarding the Whitehall District Heating System are commercial in confidence.

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change what the cost of the Whitehall District Heating System has been in each of the last five years. (242512)

I have been asked to reply.

The information requested is as follows:

£ million

Year 1 2003-04

Year 2 2004-05

Year 3 2005-06

Year 4 2006-07

Year 5 2007-08

Cost of ownership

2.059

2.081

2.037

1.998

2.033