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Departmental Energy

Volume 490: debated on Monday 30 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how much (a) electricity, (b) gas and (c) other fuel was used by (i) his Department and (ii) each of its agencies in each of the last 10 years. (267337)

The Ministry of Defence's annual consumption data for electricity, gas and other fuel for the period 1999-2000 to 2007-08 are provided in the following table:

MWh (weather corrected)

Electricity

Gas

Other fuel1

1999-2000

1,750,060

3,569,734

1,360,521

2000-01

2,082,485

3,597,251

933,858

2001-02

1,894,069

3,653,203

1,329,432

2002-03

1,995,090

3,753,325

1,064,453

2003-04

2,056,586

3,920,002

987,451

2004-05

2,012,300

4,162,749

971,669

2005-06

1,854,817

3,643,914

894,958

2006-07

1,827,263

3,551,586

878,442

2007-08

1,777,378

3,076,840

842,939

1 Includes heating oil, LPG, coal.

The 2008-09 consumption figures for electricity, gas and other fuels are not yet available but will be reported later in the year in the Sustainable Operations on Government Estate return.