Standalone schools are currently at 22% energy efficiency improvement. Learn more about their energy consumption below.

By 2020, Standalone shools had saved 22%, or 125 GWh since their baselines. This is 65 GWh short of the 2020 target. The savings made are equivalent to 23,000 tonnes CO2 or €8M.

Energy consumption 2020

 2020
Standalone schools5
Other public sector95
Source: SEAI
SectorTotal Primary GWhPercentage
Standalone schools 452 5%
Other public sector 8,708 95%

Energy breakdown 2020

 2020
Grid electricity40
Fossil fuels60
Renewable energy0
Source: SEAI
Energy breakdownTotal Primary GWhPercentage
Grid electricity 181 40%
Fossil Fuels 270 60%
Renewable energy 1 0%

Fuel Mix 2020

 2020
Electricity40
Transport0
Natural gas32
LPG & biogas3
Heating oils25
Other renewable fuels0
Source: SEAI
Fuel typeTotal Primary GWhPercentage
Electricity 181 40
Transport 0 0
Natural gas 145 32
LPG & biogas 14 3
Heating oils 111 25
Other renewable fuels 1 0

Energy end use 2020

 2020
Education buildings100
Source: SEAI
End useTotal Primary GWhPercentage
Education buildings 452 100%

Energy saving projects 2020

 2020
Lighting1
Buildings (excl Lighting)5
Energy management3
Combination / Other90
Source: SEAI
Energy Saving ProjectsNo. of projectsPercentage
Lighting 15 1%
Buildings (excl Lighting) 56 5%
Energy management 37 3%
Combination / Other 979 90%

Savings compared to 2020 target

YearSavings
20090
20101
20111
20121
20132
20147
201520
201619
201730
201826
201942
2020125
Source: SEAI

By 2020, Standalone schools had saved 22%, or 125 GWh, since their baselines. This is 65 GWh short of the 2020 target. The savings made are equivalent to 23,000 tonnes CO2 or €8M. 

Savings2020Cumulative since baseline
GWh 125 260
% 22%  
tCO2 23,000 51,000
8 17

GHG emissions 2020

 2020
Thermal78
Transport0
Electricity22
Source: SEAI
Emission typetCO2Percentage
Thermal 104,993 78%
Transport 113 0%
Electricity 29,103 22%