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Energy Trends 2007

Produced by the Statistics Jersey (Strategic Policy, Planning and Performance)
Authored by Statistics Unit and published on 17 Jun 2008
Prepared internally, no external cost


The Energy Trends report looks at the supply and use of various fuels such as electricity, gas and petroleum products. It also focuses on changes over time.

The 2007 report shows:

  • Total final energy demand in Jersey in 2007 was 183,000 toe (2.13 million MWh), a decrease of 3% on 2006
  • final consumption of electricity decreased by 3% between 2006 and 2007. Over the same period road fuel use fell 3% (unleaded down 5%, diesel up 4%) heating oil use fell by 6% and consumption of gas oil (excluding electricity generation) grew by 11%. Consumption of aviation fuel was up 2% whilst that of heavy fuel oil (excluding electricity generation) fell by 47%
  • in 2007 about two-thirds of all energy used was a type of petroleum product, with road fuels (petrol and diesel) accounting for nearly a quarter of total final energy demand
  • household energy consumption was 6% lower than in 2006, reflecting a decrease of 5% in heating oil and a decrease of 18% in coal and other solid fuels
  • in 2007 Jersey's total primary energy supply was 202,000 toe (2.35 million MWh), an increase of 2% on 2006
  • essentially all of Jersey's primary energy needs and 89% of electricity were imported
  • average domestic energy bills remained unchanged for electricity and rose by 7% for gas between 2007 and 2008. The cost of heating oil in Spring 2008 was 47% higher than in the same period of 2007
  • provisional data show that energy-related carbon emissions increased by about 6% between 2006 and 2007

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