Landfill Gas Projects

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Energy – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 15th July 1991.

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Photo of Mr Colin Moynihan Mr Colin Moynihan , Lewisham East 12:00 am, 15th July 1991

The existing 34 schemes save some 160,000 tonnes of coal equivalent a year. In response to my hon. Friend's second point, as well as the existing schemes, nine others are under construction and 25 are proposed. When all 68 schemes are in operation, the energy saving will be equivalent to about 500,000 tonnes of coal equivalent per annum.