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Total Energy Consumed, From All Sources

REFERENCE
E2.1.1
CATEGORY
Renewable Energy Consumption
METRIC
Total Energy Consumption
UNIT
Kilowatt-hour (kWh)

Definition

This metric tracks the total energy consumption of the entities owned or controlled by the organization in the last calendar year.

Expanded Definition

SASB explains that “[t]he scope of energy consumption includes energy from all sources, including energy purchased from sources external to the entity and energy produced by the entity itself (self-generated). For example, direct fuel usage, purchased electricity, and heating, cooling, and steam energy are all included within the scope of energy consumption.

The GRI offers a helpful chart of what is included in the total energy consumption calculation.