§ 50. Mr. William Powell
To ask the Secretary of State for Energy how many landfill gas schemes are in operation.
§ Mr. Peter Morrison
Currently, 35 landfill gas schemes are operational and a further 30 are being planned. The estimate of current energy savings is 150,000 tonnes coal equivalent per annum (tcepa). Of the existing schemes, 13 are generating electricity with a capacity of 16 MW.