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The percentage of electricity that is generated domestically from low-carbon sources.

Australia: 28.1% low-carbon power

Low-carbon power ranking: 104

28.1% of the electricity in Australia is generated from low-carbon energy sources. This is based on data compiled by {{ source }} for the year {{ YEARS.getYear() }}. The primary low-carbon power source is Wind. Average emissions from electricity in Australia is 541.1 gCO2eq / kWh. Where do our emissions numbers come from?

Significant changes of low-carbon power in Australia

Years Change Main cause
2009 → 2021 7.5 → 28.1% Increase of Hydropower

Low-carbon power in Australia compared to selected regions

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Data for 2021 includes the first 9 months.

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