FOI release

DfT: gas and electricity costs and providers, 2011 to 2012

Response letter about gas and electricity costs and energy providers for Department for Transport’s headquarters.



This Freedom of Information response concerns gas and electricity at Department for Transport (DfT) headquarters. The request asked for details of:

  • the electricity and gas costs in the 2011 to 2012
  • the energy suppliers
  • the tariff currently in effect
  • how we guarantee the best price is paid for energy

The response states that energy costs for 2011 to 2012 were £19,938 for gas and £478, 973 for electricity, paid to Gas Corona Energy and Electricity EDF Energy respectively and that energy is not supplied under a tariff. The response also states that procedures for maintaining value for money from suppliers are set by the Government Procurement Service.