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Electricity: Consumption

Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy written question – answered on 12th July 2017.

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Photo of Bill Cash Bill Cash Conservative, Stone

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, how many GWh of electricity consumed in the UK in the last 12 months were supplied by interconnectors.

Photo of Richard Harrington Richard Harrington Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy)

The Government routinely publishes total import figures from interconnectors in the annual Digest of UK Energy Statistics (DUKES), and the quarterly National Statistics Energy Trends data.

The latest available 12 month period of data spans 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017 and shows a gross import of 17,228 GWh through interconnectors.

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