Where our energy comes from

THE FUEL MIX

This fuel mix information is provided in accordance with Electricity Supply Licence Condition 21, which has been implemented by the Electricity (Fuel Mix Disclosure) Regulations 2005 to give effect to article 3(6) of the EU Electricity Directive (2003/54/EC).

Customers are supplied under the licence of Npower Limited.  The table below shows the fuel sources for the electricity supplied under npower’s licences in the latest reporting period and the UK national average for the same period.

Fuel mix for 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017 - Npower  

 

 Coal

Gas

nuclear

Renewable

Other

 

Npower Limited

1%

79.7%

0.9%

18%

0.4%

UK National Average

 

8.5%

44.1%

21%

24.2%

2.2%

 

Please note, figures may not sum to 100% due to rounding.

 

Environmental Impact Information

The environmental impact information per kWh of electricity supplied under Npower’s licence is provided below, calculated on the basis of figures provided by the DECC (details of these can be found at the DECC website).

 

Carbon Dioxide Emissions(g/kWh)

Radioactive Waste (g/kWh)

Npower Limited

298

0.00006

UK National Average

254

0.00147

Carbon Dioxide Emissions - The weighted average of the carbon dioxide emitted in the production of electricity from each fuel source.

Radioactive Waste - The radioactive waste, being fuel burnt in the reactor to be subsequently discharged as spent fuel.