Blayney

2018 municipal emissions snapshot

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Electricity40%

  • Residential 5%
  • Commercial 3%
  • Industrial 32%
  • Residential 12%
  • Commercial 6%
  • Industrial 82%
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    Gas8%

    • Residential 1%
    • Commercial 1%
    • Industrial 6%
    • Residential 17%
    • Commercial 7%
    • Industrial 76%
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      Transport15%

      • On road 15%
      • On road 100%
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      Waste1%

      • Landfill 33%
      • Water 67%
      Total municipal emissions
      353 000
      t CO2e

      Blayney is a regional area that is large in geographical area relative to the state average and has a very low urban density. Its major emissions source is electricity consumption, due to the community’s scale of population and commercial activity. The second largest source of emissions is agriculture.

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      SourceSectorEmissions (t CO2e)
      Electricity Residential17 000
      Commercial9 000
      Industrial116 000
      Gas Residential5 000
      Commercial2 000
      Industrial22 000
      TransportOn road53 000
      Domestic air travel0
      WasteLandfill1 000
      Water2 000
      Agriculture126 000
      Land Use-17 000

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

      Characteristics
      Land area8 558 km2
      Population7 334
      Gross regional product$ 754 948 700
      Climate zone7

      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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