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Tea Tree Gully

2018 municipal emissions snapshot

Electricity 34.96%

  • Residential 23.01%
  • Commercial 1.20%
  • Industrial 10.75%

Gas 10.01%

  • Residential 6.20%
  • Commercial 1.57%
  • Industrial 2.24%

Transport 47.15%

  • On road 47.15%

Waste 7.88%

Total municipal emissions
705 400
t CO2e

Tea Tree Gully is a city that is small in area relative to the state average and has a very low urban density. It’s major emissions source is on road transportation, due to the community’s larger commuting and other travel requirements. The second largest source of emissions is electricity consumption.

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SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
Electricity Residential162 300
Commercial8 500
Industrial75 800
Gas Residential43 700
Commercial11 100
Industrial15 800
TransportOn road332 600
Domestic air travel0
WasteLandfill46 500
Water9 100
Agriculture0
Land Use0

Land Use data is not used in the chart nor the displayed total municipal emissions.

Characteristics
Land area95 km2
Population99 694
Gross regional product$ 2 794 000 000
Climate zone5

About this report

This report outlines the major sources of carbon emissions for the entire municipality. Due to the approximate nature of the profile, the emission values are represented as rounded numbers. This report includes the following sources:

  • Stationary energy (grid supplied electricity/gas)
  • Transport (on-road use and domestic passenger air travel)
  • Waste (landfill and wastewater)
  • Agriculture (enteric fermentation, manure management, and synthetic fertilizer use)
  • Land Use Change (land clearance and reforestation)

It has been developed to be consistent with the Global Protocol of Carbon Emissions reporting (GPC Protocol), the main international standard for cities and local government areas.

The Snapshot provides you with a profile of your municipality’s emissions for the inventory year (2017) and gives a breakdown of emissions by sector. This Snapshot of your local government area’s greenhouse gas emissions profile is based on portioning state level data sets. Snapshot can be used alongside local data sets where more detail is needed.

There are a number of minor emissions sources that are included as part of a larger total or excluded. The full list of inclusions and exclusions can be found in the Methodology document.

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