HC Deb 18 November 1968 vol 773 cc232-3W
Mr. Buchanan-Smith

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what is the cost per kilowatt for the South of Scotland Electricity Board and for the North of Scotland Hydro Electric Board for electricity generated from coal and from oil.

Mr. William Ross

The average costs per unit sent out from generating stations in 1967–68 were:

N.S.H.E.B. d/unit S.S.E.B. d./unit
Coal-fired 1.53 1.02
Oil-fired 0.66 1.12
Gas turbine 2.72