Emissions Update

Table of Emissions Update

 

Scope 1 and 2 emissions (Tonnes CO2 per year)

 SOURCE

 2005/6

 2006/7

 2007/8

 2008/9

 2009/10

 2010/11

 2011/2012

 2012/13

 2013/14

 Electricity*

23,435

16,857

 23,304

 20,210

 20,216

 19,607

 16,632

 15,161

 20,304

 Gas*

 34,570

 33,008

 28,318

 36,692

 36,448

 35,172

 35,433

 40,959

 31,961

 LPG

 11

 11

 11

 11

 11

 10

 9

 7

 8

 Gas Oil

 165

 219

 476

 497

 575

 377

 72

 36

 302

 Steam

 6,006

 5,982

 6,319

 0

 0

 0

 0

 0

 0

 Fleet

 423

 367

 347

 274

 278

 248

 239

 238

 213

Refrigerant loss

 345

 345

 345

 170

 430

 479

 285

 265

 282

TOTAL

64,975

56,809

59,181

57,853

57,958

55,892

52,670

56,666

 53,071

The TOTAL figure for 2013_2014 represents an 18% reduction against the 2005_2006 baseline.

Scope 1 are direct emissions from sources owned or controlled by the University.
Scope 2 are indirect emissions from the purchase of grid electricity.

*indicates including distribution losses

Further details on the methodologies used can be found in the Carbon Management Implementation Plan .

The emissions reported above have been updated from those previously reported, to realign them with DEFRA/DECC revised greenhouse gas conversion factors.

Scope 3 emissions are indirect emissions which are a consequence of the activities of the University, such as procurement, waste, water and travel.

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