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Moonee Valley

2018 municipal emissions snapshot

Electricity 58%

  • Residential 21%
  • Commercial 27%
  • Industrial 10%

Gas 18%

  • Residential 13%
  • Commercial 3%
  • Industrial 2%

Transport* 21%

  • Automotive 18%
  • Motorcycle 1%
  • Bus 1%
  • Rail 1%

Waste 3%

Total municipal emissions
1 067 400
t CO2e

Moonee Valley is a city that is geographically very small relative to the state average and has a high urban density. It’s major emissions source is electricity consumption with the majority of this coming from commercial electricity consumption.

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SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
Electricity Residential223 000
Commercial280 800
Industrial104 500
Gas Residential143 500
Commercial30 700
Industrial20 300
Transport* Automotive221 700
Motorcycle600
Bus1 400
Rail4 300
Tram0
Aviation0
WasteLandfill21 800
Water14 800
Agriculture0
Land Use0

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

* Transport activity data from Google Environmental Insights Explorer (2018)

Characteristics
Land area43 km2
Population127 883
Gross regional product$ 5 431 500 000
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.

This report uses emissions data provided by Google.

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