2018/19 municipal emissions snapshot

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  • Residential 17%
  • Commercial 19%
  • Industrial 26%
  • Residential 28%
  • Commercial 30%
  • Industrial 42%
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    • Residential 9%
    • Commercial 3%
    • Industrial 4%
    • Residential 55%
    • Commercial 19%
    • Industrial 27%
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      • Automotive 16%
      • Motorcycle 1%
      • Bus 1%
      • Rail 1%
      • Automotive 96%
      • Motorcycle 1%
      • Bus 2%
      • Rail 2%
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      • Landfill 53%
      • Water 47%
      Total municipal emissions
      1 669 000
      t CO2e

      Frankston is a city that is geographically small relative to the state average and has a moderate 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 Residential291 000
      Commercial309 000
      Industrial442 000
      Gas Residential146 000
      Commercial50 000
      Industrial71 000
      Transport* Automotive309 000
      Motorcycle1 000
      Bus5 000
      Rail6 000
      WasteLandfill20 000
      Water18 000
      Agriculture1 000
      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

      Land area130 km2
      Population142 245
      Gross regional product$ 5 538 700 200
      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.

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

      This report uses emissions data provided by Google.

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