By 2018, Section 38 and 39 health organisations had saved 20%, or 76 GWh, since their baselines. This is equivalent to 15,000 tonnes CO2 or €5 million.

Energy consumption 2018

 2018
Section 38 and 39 Health Organisations3
Other Public Sector97
Source: SEAI
Sector Total Primary GWh Percentage
Section 38 and 39 Health Organisations 298 3%
Other Public Sector 9,880 97%

Energy breakdown

 2018
Grid electricity32
Fossil fuels66
Renewable energy3
Source: SEAI
Energy breakdown Total Primary GWh Percentage
Grid electricity 94 32%
Fossil Fuels 196 66%
Renewable energy 8 3%

Fuel mix 2018

 2018
Electricity32
Transport13
Natural gas36
LPG and biogas2
Heating oils16
Other renewable fuels1
Source: SEAI
Fuel type Total Primary GWh Percentage
Electricity 94 32%
Transport 38 13%
Natural gas 107 36%
LPG and biogas 6 2%
Heating oils 49 16%
Other renewable fuels 4 1%

Energy end use

 2018
Healthcare buildings42
Office buildings8
Other buildings9
Transport13
Other2
Unknown27
Source: SEAI
End use Total Primary GWh Percentage
Healthcare buildings 126 42%
Office buildings 22 8%
Other buildings 27 9%
Transport 38 13%
Other 6 2%
Unknown 79 27%

Energy saving projects

 2018
Lighting24
Buildings25
Energy management11
Procurement and energy supply9
Transport5
Combination / Other27
Source: SEAI
Energy Saving Projects No. of projects Percentage
Lighting 20 24%
Buildings 21 25%
Energy management 9 11%
Procurement and energy supply 8 9%
Transport 4 5%
Combination / other 23 27%

Savings and gap to 2020 target

YearSavings
20091
201019
201127
201229
201335
201446
201543
201650
201757
201876
2019 
2020123
Source: SEAI

By 2018, Section 38 and 39 health organisations had saved 20%, or 76 GWh, since their baselines. This is equivalent to 15,000 tonnes CO2 or €5million. Based on the latest data, the 33% target for 2020 is equivalent to 123 GWh.

Savings 2018 Cumulative since baseline
GWh 76 384
% 20%  
tCO2 15,000 81,000
€5 million €24 million