UK Energy Savings Fail To Materialise

By Paul Homewood

 

 

 

 

One of the central planks of the government’s decarbonisation agenda is energy saving.

The latest figures from BEIS however suggest that progress has slowed to virtually nothing in the last five years, at least as far as electricity is concerned:

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https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/electricity-section-5-energy-trends

 

Consumption fell sharply after the 2008 recession, and further smaller savings were made up to 2014. Since then however supply has hardly changed at all, dropping from 338 to 333 TWh.

 

We find exactly the same pattern with overall energy consumption:

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 https://www.gov.uk/government/statistics/total-energy-section-1-energy-trends

Back to the drawing board, Ms Perry!

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April 7, 2019 at 06:30AM

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