Dáil Éireann - Volume 537 - 29 May, 2001
Written Answers. - Energy Costs.
Mr. Stanton Mr. Stanton
96. Mr. Stanton asked the Taoiseach the energy costs incurred by his Department each year for  the past three years in each of the energy sectors respectively; the use made of renewable energy; his further plans regarding same; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [15848/01]
The Taoiseach Bertie Ahern
The Taoiseach: The energy costs incurred by my Department each year for the past three years in each of the energy sectors are set out in the following table.
Table 1 – Energy Costs
My Department actively participates in the Department of the Environment and Local Government's green housekeeping programme. This involves the purchase of energy efficient equipment such as photocopiers and computer equipment as well as turning off lighting and office equipment when they are not required.
There are no immediate plans for the use of renewable energy in my Department.
Dáil Éireann 537 Written Answers. Energy Costs.