Greenway

2018/19 electorate emissions snapshot

Electricity 70%

  • Residential 18%
  • Commercial 11%
  • Industrial 41%

Gas 13%

  • Residential 1%
  • Commercial 2%
  • Industrial 10%

Transport 14%

Waste 3%

Total municipal emissions
1 720 000
t CO2e

Greenway is a federal electorate that is moderate in size relative to the state average and has a low urban density. Its major emissions source is electricity consumption with the majority of this coming from industrial electricity consumption.

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SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
Electricity Residential302 000
Commercial183 000
Industrial719 000
Gas Residential22 000
Commercial41 000
Industrial162 000
Transport Automotive221 000
Motorcycle0
Bus9 000
Rail12 000
Tram0
Aviation0
WasteLandfill29 000
Water20 000
Agriculture0
Land Use-1 000

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

Characteristics
Land area665 km2
Population130 719
Gross regional product$ 6 165 798 500
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 noted 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.

Note that the percentages presented might not add up to 100% because of rounding.

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