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Electricity Generation

Volume 505: debated on Wednesday 10 February 2010

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how much electricity wind farms have supplied to the National Grid in each of the last four weeks for which information is available. (312212)

Electricity supplied by wind farms in each of the last four weeks is given in the following table. The data are made available by National Grid and only refer to wind which is operationally metered i.e. around half of the onshore wind farms and none of the offshore wind farms.

Electricity supplied by wind during the last four weeks

Week commencing

Operationally metered wind generation (MWh)

1 January 2010

51,535

8 January 2010

90,839

15 January 2010

114,923

22 January 2010

61,164

A more complete coverage of wind generation, on a monthly basis, and with a two-month lag, can be found on DECC's Energy Statistics website, in table ET5.3.

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change when he plans to publish the final electricity supply licence conditions for the purpose of introducing the feed-in tariff scheme. (314345)

The Government's response to the summer 2009 consultation was published on Monday 1 February and is available from the DECC website at

http://decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/consultations/elec_financial/elec_financial.aspx

Copies of the electricity supply licence conditions were placed in the Vote Office and the Printed Paper Office on Wednesday 3 February.