HC Deb 07 March 1988 vol 129 c33W
18. Mr. Harry Greenway

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what is the ratio of electricity provided from(a) coal, (b) oil, (c) nuclear and (d) other sources; and if he will make a statement.

Mr. Parkinson

The amount of electricity provided by the Central Electricity Generating Board in the financial year 1986 –87 amounted to 238 TWh. Of this, 75 per cent. was generated by coal-fired power stations, 16 per cent. from nuclear, 5 per cent. oil and 4 per cent. from other sources.

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