Electricity: Nottingham

Energy and Climate Change written question – answered at on 22 February 2010.

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Photo of Alan Simpson Alan Simpson Labour, Nottingham South

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change how much electricity was supplied to the City of Nottingham from the national grid in each of the last 10 years.

Photo of David Kidney David Kidney Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department of Energy and Climate Change

Annual electricity consumption statistics for the Nottingham city council area are only available for the years 2003 to 2008 and are shown in the following table. The statistics include both domestic and non-domestic consumption.

Electricity consumption in Nottingham (GWh)
2003 1,342.4
2004 1,481.7
2005 1,583.0
2006 1,530.4
2007 1,459.0
2008 1,428.3

There are methodological differences in the production of the datasets before 2005 and therefore the data for 2003 and 2004 are not directly comparable. The changes in methodology were recognised as improvements and as such the statistics from 2005 are classified as National Statistics. Details of all methodologies used to compile the statistics can be found at:

http://www.decc.gov.uk/en/content/cms/statistics/regional/regional.aspx

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