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Where our electricity comes from

This fuel mix information is provided in accordance with Electricity Supply Licence Condition 21, which has been implemented by the Electricity (Fuel Mix Disclosure) Regulations 2005 to give effect to article 3(6) of the EU Electricity Directive (2003/54/EC).

Powershop customers are supplied electricity under the following licence: Npower Limited. 

The table below shows the fuel sources for the electricity supplied under Npower's licences in the latest reporting period and the UK national average for the same period.

Fuel mix from 1st April 2016 to 31st March 2017

Fuel Type Npower Limited
Coal 1%
Natural Gas 79.7%
Nuclear 0.9%
Renewable 18%
Other 0.4%

Please note, figures may not sum to 100% due to rounding.

The environmental impact information per kWh of electricity supplied under npower's licences is provided below, calculated on the basis of figures provided by the BEIS (details of these can be found at the BEIS website).

Environmental Information Npower Limited
Carbon Dioxide Emissions (g/kWh) 298
Radioactive Waste (g/kWh) 0.00006

Carbon Dioxide Emissions - The weighted average of the carbon dioxide emitted in the production of electricity from each fuel source.  This is calculated on the basis of figures provided by BEIS (details of these can be found at the BEIS website)

Radioactive Waste - The radioactive waste, being fuel burnt in the reactor to be subsequently discharged as spent fuel.  This is calculated on the basis of figures provided by the DECC (details of these can be found at the BEIS website)

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