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Solomon

2021/22 electorate emissions snapshot

Electricity34%Source %

  • Residential 12%
  • Commercial 18%
  • Industrial 4%
  • Residential 35%
  • Commercial 53%
    • Public Administration 19%
    • Retail Trade 10%
    • Education & Training 5%
    • Healthcare 6%
    • Other Services 5%
    • Arts and Recreation 3%
    • Wholesale Trade 2%
    • Accommodation & Food 1%
    • Professional 1%
    • Administrative & Support 1%
  • Industrial 12%
    • Mining 7%
    • Manufacturing 3%
    • Utilities 1%
    • Construction 1%

Gas26%Source %

  • Industrial 26%
  • Industrial 100%
    • Mining 70%
    • Utilities 18%
    • Transport 12%

Transport16%Source %

  • On road 8%
  • Aviation 8%
  • On road 48%
    • Automotive 46%
    • Bus 1%
    • Motorcycle 1%
  • Aviation 52%

Waste8%Source %

  • Landfill 92%
  • Water 8%

IPPU4%Source %

  • Industrial Processes 28%
  • Refrigerants 72%

Fugitive12%Source %

  • Oil and Natural Gas 100%
Total municipal emissions
1 883 000
t CO2e
1m t CO₂e2m t CO₂e3m t CO₂e4m t CO₂e5m t CO₂e6m t CO₂e7m t CO₂e8m t CO₂e9m t CO₂e10m t CO₂e

Solomon is a federal electorate that is geographically small relative to the state average and has a very high urban density. Its major emissions source is electricity consumption, due to the state’s scale of population and commercial activity. The second largest source of emissions is industrial gas consumption.

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Sub-sector data gives a better understanding of the key stakeholders contributing to emissions within your profile.

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The Snapshot time-series gives an overview of high-level emissions trends. Visible trends might include the impact of continual decarbonisation of the electricity grid, or the impact of Covid-19 lockdowns on transport emissions.

Because the data is partially modelled, the Snapshot time series is not suitable for detailed tracking of emissions reductions or for tracking the impacts of specific programs. As the quality of available data continues to improve, so will the tracking capabilities of Snapshot in the future.

The Snapshot sub-sector breakdown time-series gives an overview of high-level emissions trends. Visible trends might include the impact of continual decarbonisation of the electricity grid, or the impact of Covid-19 lockdowns on transport emissions.

Because the data is partially modelled, the Snapshot time series is not suitable for detailed tracking of emissions reductions or for tracking the impacts of specific programs. As the quality of available data continues to improve, so will the tracking capabilities of Snapshot in the future.

SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
Electricity Residential220 000
Commercial332 000
Industrial76 000
Gas Industrial486 000
Transport On road148 000
Aviation160 000
Waste156 000
IPPU80 000
Fugitive225 000
Agriculture0
Land Use0

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

Characteristics
Land area197 km2
Population117 041
Gross regional product$ 9 719 173 000
Climate zone1

About this report

This report outlines the major sources of carbon emissions for the entire region (municipality, electorate, or state). 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)
  • Industrial Processes and Product Use (IPPU) (industrial processes, refrigerant use)

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

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