Energy: Consumption

(asked on 13th November 2023) - View Source

Question to the Department for Energy Security & Net Zero:

To ask the Secretary of State for Energy Security and Net Zero, if she will make an assessment with the Secretary of State for Science, Innovation and Technology of the potential impact of AI-powered services on trends in the level of energy consumption.


Answered by
Graham Stuart Portrait
Graham Stuart
Minister of State (Department for Energy Security and Net Zero)
This question was answered on 21st November 2023

The Department for Energy Security and Net Zero is monitoring the published literature into the risk of increased energy consumption from AI-powered services. Despite its energy usage, AI can be used to enhance efficiency and reduce overall carbon emissions.

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