HC Deb 07 April 1975 vol 889 cc330-1W
Mr. Skeet

asked the Secretary of State for Energy (1) if he will estimate the percentage of total energy absorbed by public lighting, namely, street and motorway lighting, etc., and domestic lighting;

(2) what percentage of total energy is absorbed by lighting for industrial commercial and domestic users.

Mr. Eadie

On the basis of estimates made by the Electricity Council, the percentages of total final energy consumption used for lighting in the sector named are approximately as follows:

Sector Percentage
Commercial 1.0
Industrial 0.3
Domestic 0.3
Public highways 0.1