Tuesday, 30 November 2010
Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs
Question 299: To ask the Minister for Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs the estimated energy use of his Department in the years 2008, 2009 and to date in 2010; the total cost of that energy use in each of those years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [44934/10]
My Department has offices in Dublin, Tubbercurry, Na Forbacha, Donegal, and Tralee. The estimated energy in terms of Watts used and oil use and the costs of same are outlined in the table below. All costs are VAT inclusive.
|2008||2009||2010 to date|
|Electricity||870,882 kWh||â'¬142,882||767,760 kWh||â'¬141,400||674,887||â'¬99,138|
|Gas||251,612 kWh||â'¬15,651||366,111 kWh||â'¬29,334||159,862||â'¬21,562|
|Oil / Kerosene||20,563 ltrs||â'¬14,720||27,173 ltrs||â'¬13,536||30,730||â'¬15,597|