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Departmental Energy

Volume 506: debated on Monday 22 February 2010

To ask the Minister for the Cabinet Office what the estimated (a) amount and (b) cost was of energy used in her Department and its agency in each year since 1997; what proportion of the energy used was generated from renewable sources in each of those years; and if she will make a statement. (317231)

The information requested is in the following table. This information covers the Cabinet Office's central London estate. Information prior to 2005-06 is available only at disproportionate cost.

Annual consumption (kWh)

Cost of utilities (£)

Percentage of renewable energy

2005-06

17,485,892

1,502,409

43.2

2006-07

16,682,196

1,608,105

45.7

2007-08

14,808,607

1,422,722

50.2

2008-09

16,384,746

2,232,021

60.0

2009-10 (to date)

11,774,435

1,256,662

67.1