HC Deb 26 March 1990 vol 170 c92W
50. Mr. William Powell

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy how many landfill gas schemes are in operation.

Mr. Peter Morrison

Currently, 35 landfill gas schemes are operational and a further 30 are being planned. The estimate of current energy savings is 150,000 tonnes coal equivalent per annum (tcepa). Of the existing schemes, 13 are generating electricity with a capacity of 16 MW.