Our Fuel Mix

Find out where the fuel for our energy comes from.

How we supply you

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).

Please see the front of your bill to identify whether you are a customer of  npower Business Solutions or E.ON Next:

  • If you are supplied by npower Business Solutions, you are supplied under the Npower Limited, Npower Northern Limited or Npower Commercial Gas Ltd licence.
  • If you are supplied by E.ON Next please click here for fuel mix information.

Please see your bill for the licence you are supplied under.

This table 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 for 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020

Npower Limited / Npower Commercial Gas Ltd Npower Northern Limited / Npower Northern Supply Limited *UK National Average
Coal 4.8% 6.0% 3.9%
NATURAL GAS 54.4% 69.0% 39.4%
NUCLEAR 6.2% 7.9% 16.6%
RENEWABLE 30.7% 12.1% 37.9%
OTHER 3.9% 5.0% 2.2%
CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS 285 g/kWh 362 g/kWh 205 g/kWh
RADIOACTIVE WASTE 0.0004 g/kWh 0.0012 g/kWh 0.0012 g/kWh

* Figures provided by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
Please note, figures may not sum to 100% due to rounding.

Fuel mix product level breakdown

**Business Renewable Product ***All other products
Coal 0% 6.3%
NATURAL GAS 0% 72.0%
NUCLEAR 0% 8.2%
RENEWABLE 100% 8.3%
OTHER 0% 5.2%
CARBON DIOXIDE EMISSIONS 0 377 g/kWh
RADIOACTIVE WASTE 0 0.0006 g/kWh

**npower Business Solutions customers on the Npower Limited / Npower Commercial Gas Ltd licence that have purchased our Business Renewable: REGO Backed Electricity product.
***npower customers on any of our other tariffs or products.
Please note, figures may not sum to 100% due to rounding.

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 on the Government 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 on the Government website).

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