Where does our energy come from?

Where does our energy come from?

This fuel mix information is provided in accordance with the Electricity (Fuel Mix Disclosure) Regulations 2005.

Sainsbury’s Energy customers are supplied under the licence of E.ON Next.

The table below shows the fuel sources for the electricity supplied under E.ON Next in the latest reporting period and the UK national average for the same period.

Fuel mix(%) figures are for the period 1 April 2020 to 31 March 2021.

 

Coal

Natural Gas

Nuclear

Renewable

Other

Total

E.ON Next

0.9

11.8

1.6

84.7

1.0

100

UK National Average

2.7

38.2

16.1

40.3

2.7

100

 

100% of the electricity used by our residential customers is backed by 100% renewable sources.

Environmental Impact Information

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

 

Carbon Dioxide Emissions (g/KWh)

Radioactive Waste (g/KWh)

 

E.ON Next

62

0.0001

UK National Average

194

0.0001

Carbon Dioxide Emissions (g/KWh): 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 (g/KWh): 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 BEIS (details of these can be found at the BEIS website).