By 2019, the Central Government and OPW Buildings sector had saved 34%, or 217 GWh, since their baselines. Learn more below.

Energy consumption 2019

 2019
Central Government and OPW Buildings5
Other Public Sector95
Source: SEAI
Sector Total Primary GWh Percentage
Central Government and OPW Buildings 467 5%
Other Public Sector 9,431 95%

Energy breakdown

 2019
Grid electricity51
Fossil fuels46
Renewable energy2
Source: SEAI
Energy breakdown Total Primary GWh Percentage
Grid electricity 240 51%
Fossil Fuels 217 46%
Renewable energy 10 2%

Fuel mix 2019

 2019
Electricity51
Transport18
Natural gas26
LPG and biogas0
Heating oils3
Other renewable fuels1
Source: SEAI
Fuel type Total Primary GWh Percentage
Electricity 240 51%
Transport 86 18%
Natural gas 122 26%
LPG and biogas 1 0%
Heating oils 13 3%
Other renewable fuels 4 1%

Energy end use

 2019
Office buildings45
Other buildings29
Transport18
Other3
Unknown5
Source: SEAI
End use Total Primary GWh Percentage
Office buildings 210 45%
Other buildings 134 29%
Transport 86 18%
Other 14 3%
Unknown 23 5%

Energy saving projects

 2019
Lighting22
Buildings (excl Lighting)25
ICT systems6
Energy management32
Procurement and energy supply2
Transport0
Water services1
Combination / Other12
Source: SEAI
Energy Saving Projects No. of projects Percentage
Lighting 56 21%
Buildings (excl Lighting) 62 25%
ICT Systems 14 6%
Energy management 81 33%
Procurement and energy supply 4 2%
Transport 1 0
Water services 2 1
Combination / other 31 12%

Savings and gap to 2020 target

YearSavings
200910
20108
201151
201261
201368
2014100
2015117
2016137
2017179
2018177
2019217
2020208
Source: SEAI

By 2019, Central Government and OPW buildings had saved 34%, or 217 GWh, since their baselines. This is equivalent to 40,000 tonnes CO2 or €15million. Based on the latest data, the 33% target for 2020 is equivalent to 208 GWh.

Savings 2019 Cumulative since baseline
GWh 217 1,124
% 34%  
tCO2 40,000 230,000
€15 million €71 million