Thornbury South Gloucestershire

Community Information

Thornbury is a market town in South Gloucestershire, England, approximately 12 miles (19 km) north of the city of Bristol, with a population of 12,342 at the 2001 UK census. ...more
Thornbury is a market town in South Gloucestershire, England, approximately 12 miles (19 km) north of the city of Bristol, with a population of 12,342 at the 2001 UK census.

Energy Demand - 2012

The breakdown of the region's energy consumption by kWh (units of energy). Click 'Learn More' to see the baseline demand by cost or CO2 or to see previous year's baselines. 

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Energy demand over time

Renewable Energy Potential

How much energy could we generate by renewables like solar panels or wind turbines.  This shows the maximum achievable and how much of this has actually been identified in real projects.  The pie chart shows the mix in capacity (kW).

Thornbury haven't added any Renewable Energy potential yet.

Compare community

This graph shows the community's annual energy usage (per meter) compared to the regional and national averages.  Full users may click the 'Learn More' button to compare the community against all other communities in the Local Authority area.

Community Energy Statistics

Population 13,491
Households 5,558
Area 3,532 ha

Total Annual Energy Use - 2012

Consumption 112GWh
Cost £8.51M
CO2 29.88kt

Per Capita Energy Use - 2012

Consumption 8MWh
Cost £630.73
CO2 2.21t

Identified Savings/Generation

Maximum energy efficiency savings 24GWh
Maximum renewable energy generation 0kWh

Central Heating Types

A breakdown of central heating types taken from the 2011 census. Click learn more to see a larger version.

Energy use reduction plan

Thornbury's energy use reduction plan. Calculated using the potentials for renewables and energy efficiency below.

Energy Efficiency Potential

How much energy could we save by energy efficiency technologies like insulation or heat pumps.  This shows the maximum achivable and how much of this has actually been identified in real projects.  The pie chart shows the mix in savings (kWh).

Double Glazing - 898 x 4MWh = 3GWh

Houses with all single glazing.

Double Glazing Top-up - 1176 x 2MWh = 2GWh

Households with Half Double Glazing or less.

Loft Insulation (0-50mm to 300mm) - 163 x 4MWh = 685MWh

Households with little/no Loft Insulation

Loft Insulation (50-199mm up to 300mm) - 1304 x 1MWh = 2GWh

Exsisting Loft Insulation that can be improved.

Cavity Wall Insulation - 1957 x 3MWh = 6GWh

Walls that require Insulation.

Solid Wall Insulation - 977 x 10MWh = 9GWh