We’ve compiled all the latest statistics below to show you how UK businesses consumed and spent money on energy over the last year. If you’re one of the company’s that feels it has overspent, be sure to compare suppliers regularly to see how much money you could save.
The latest stats
How is the UK using energy? In 2018, UK energy consumption rose 0.8%, to 151,000 ktoe. Transport and Domestic sectors use the most energy at over 60% of total energy consumption combined. Explore the chart and table below to find out more.
This is a common unit of measurement which enables different fuels to be compared and aggregated – ktoe is thousand tonnes of oil equivalent. A tonne of oil equivalent (toe) is a unit of energy.
How much does running your typical office cost?
Electricity is a necessity for running an office, but what might surprise you is which appliances are costing you the most. The total cost of running this model office was £10,423 in energy bills alone.
Take a look at the graphic below to see how much each appliance contributed to the total cost, or click on the list to see a more detailed breakdown. The below figures are based on a standard variable business tariff (c. 18p pkWH).
Matthew Boyle is a mortgages and home services publisher at Finder. He has a 7-year history of publishing helpful guides to assist consumers in making better decisions. In his spare time, you will find him walking in the Norfolk countryside admiring the local wildlife.
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