By 2018, the Central Government and OPW Buildings sector had saved 28%, or 176 GWh, since their baselines. Learn more below.

Energy consumption 2018

 2018
Central Government and OPW Buildings4
Other Public Sector96
Source: SEAI
Sector Total Primary GWh Percentage
Central Government and OPW Buildings 446 4%
Other Public Sector 9,733 96%

Energy breakdown

 2018
Grid electricity57
Fossil fuels42
Renewable energy1
Source: SEAI
Energy breakdown Total Primary GWh Percentage
Grid electricity 254 57%
Fossil Fuels 187 42%
Renewable energy 5 1%

Fuel mix 2018

 2018
Electricity57
Transport11
Natural gas28
LPG and biogas0
Heating oils3
Other renewable fuels1
Source: SEAI
Fuel type Total Primary GWh Percentage
Electricity 254 57%
Transport 49 11%
Natural gas 123 28%
LPG and biogas 1 0%
Heating oils 14 3%
Other renewable fuels 4 1%

Energy end use

 2018
Office buildings56
Other buildings22
Transport11
Other6
Unknown5
Source: SEAI
End use Total Primary GWh Percentage
Office buildings 252 56%
Other buildings 96 22%
Transport 49 11%
Other 26 6%
Unknown 23 5%

Energy saving projects

 2018
Lighting21
Buildings23
ICT systems6
Energy management33
Procurement and energy supply2
Combination / Other15
Source: SEAI
Energy Saving Projects No. of projects Percentage
Lighting 44 21%
Buildings 47 23%
ICT Systems 13 6%
Energy management 68 33%
Procurement and energy supply 4 2%
Combination / other 32 15%

Savings and gap to 2020 target

YearSavings
20098
20105
201147
201259
201366
201498
2015115
2016131
2017167
2018176
2019 
2020201
Source: SEAI

By 2018, Central Government and OPW buildings had saved 28%, or 176 GWh, since their baselines. This is equivalent to 35,000 tonnes CO2 or €12million. Based on the latest data, the 33% target for 2020 is equivalent to 201 GWh.

Savings 2018 Cumulative since baseline
GWh 176 873
% 28%  
tCO2 35,000 185,000
€12 million €54 million