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What is 'fuel mix'?

Electricity suppliers are required to provide their customers with information about which fuels are used to generate the electricity they use. This information, which is called the fuel mix, will appear as a summary table with electricity bills. See Power NI Fuel Mix Information 2018 below.

 

Power NI Fuel Mix Information 2018

 

Electricity supplied has been sourced from the following fuels :

 

% of total

 

Average for Power NI

Average for All Island Market

Coal

6.1

6.8

Natural gas

75.0

38.5

Renewable*

13.7

48.9

Peat

4.2

4.6

Other

1.0

1.2

Total

100

100

Environmental impact

 

 

CO2 emissions

0.443t/MWh

0.291t/MWh

For more information on the environmental impact of your electricity supply, visit www.powerni.co.uk

t/MWh=tonnes per Mega Watt Hour. ( 1MWh = 100 units of electricity).

 *Eco customers’ electricity supplied has been sourced by 100% renewables.

For more information on what fuel mix is and how it is calculated click here.