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Frankston

2017 municipal emissions snapshot

Electricity 56.48%

  • Residential 17.16%
  • Commercial 11.63%
  • Industrial 27.69%

Gas 13.07%

  • Residential 7.62%
  • Commercial 1.93%
  • Industrial 3.52%

Transport 27.54%

Waste 2.89%

Total municipal emissions
1 693 300
t CO2e

Frankston is a city that is small in area and has a high density. It’s major emissions source is industrial electricity consumption, likely due to the community’s industrial hubs within the municipal boundary. The second largest source of emissions is on road transportation.

The carbon emissions for Frankston have been demonstrating a very large increase since 2005, with a large proportion of this change occuring in the last few years.

SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
Electricity Residential290 500
Commercial197 000
Industrial468 800
Gas Residential129 000
Commercial32 700
Industrial59 600
TransportOn road466 400
Domestic air travel0
WasteLandfill29 300
Water19 600
Agriculture400
Characteristics
Land area130 km2
Population141 845
Gross regional product$ 5 457 000 000
Climate zone6

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.

For help using this report to plan CO2 reductions strategies, please see our user guide.

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A Comparison Report is available for $450 AUD, which includes the information provided in the free report, as well as a cohort comparison. This section compares your municipality’s emissions to the average for its cohort and the state average, and provides emissions intensity metrics and benchmarking.

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