HC Deb 06 December 1989 vol 163 c272W
Mr. Malcolm Bruce

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy what are the latest estimates for the cost per unit per kilowatt hour for generation from the following sources stating maximum and minimum estimates(a) coal-fired power stations, (b) nuclear Magnox stations, (c) nuclear advanced gas-cooled reactor stations, (d) Sizewell B, (e) tidal power, (f) onshore wind generation, (g) offshore wind generation, (h) geothermal power and (i) wave power.

Mr. Michael Spicer

Parts(a) to (d) are a matter for the Central Electricity Generating Board. I shall ask the chairman of the CEGB to write to the hon. Member.

On parts (e) to (i) I refer the hon. Member to Energy Paper 55 "Renewable Energy in the United Kingdom: The Way Forward" a copy of which is in the Library of the House.