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EIR 1723 / May 2024 / Energy Consumption and Spend within ECFRS

Thank you for your request under the Environmental Information Regulations.

We can confirm that Essex County Fire & Rescue Service does hold the information you have requested.

Please see below the answer to your request.

Questions and final response:

Question 1 - We formally request under the FOI 2000 regulations Act and EIR 2004 regulations Act data you hold, and which is already or will be in the public domain.

We thank you for last year’s response and inclusion within our report and now look forward to seeing your inclusion again within our new report.

For the period 1-April-23 to 31-March 2024, we please require disclosure of: -

The grid Electricity kwh’s consumed & the £-value spent (excl-vat).

The natural Gas kwh’s consumed & the £-value spent (excl-vat).


Essex County Fire & Rescue Service (ECFRS) can confirm the following consumption for period 1st April 2023 to 31st March 2024  in the table below :

Utility Spend Consumption in Kwh’s

Electricity £782,315    2,428,564 kWh

Gas          £359,462    3,804,845 kWh


We hope this information is useful to you.




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Please note that the response and data released to you as part of this request will be published on our website 

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If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request, you have the right to apply for an internal review.

Internal review requests should be submitted within two months of the date of your original email and should be sent to or sent to our postal address: Internal Review, Information Governance Team, Kelvedon Park, Rivenhall, Witham, Essex CM8 3HB.

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