Australia Australia: Capacity of power plants, public (megawatt)


The data set "Capacity of power plants, public (megawatt)" for Australia contains data from the year 1990 until 2016.
Net installed capacity is measured at the terminals of the stations, i.e., after deduction of the power absorbed by the auxiliary installations and the losses in the station transformers, if any. Data concerning capacity refer in principle to 31 December of the year under consideration.
Public utilities comprise the undertakings whose essential purpose is the production, transmission and distribution of electric energy, primarily for use by the public. These may be private companies, co operative organizations, local or regional authorities, nationalized undertakings or governmental organizations.
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More data for Australia

In our database there are 26,459 data sets for Australia. Here is a selection of some more data for Australia.

Electricity Daten

Data set Value
Electricity consumption per capita (kWh) 10,059,000
Electricity exports (kWh) 0
Electricity imports (kWh) 0
Access to electricity (% of population) 100.0
Electricity production from oil, gas and coal sources (% of total) 86.3
Electric power transmission and distribution losses (% of output) 4.8
Time required to get electricity (days) 75.0
Capacity of power plants, total (megawatt) 65,559
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Capacity of power plants, public (megawatt)
56,382
Capacity of power plants, self-producer (megawatt) 9,177

General data

Data set Value
Population, total 24,772,247
Area (sq. km) 7,741,220.0
Gross domestic product in exchange rates (US $) 1,323,421,072,479
Gross domestic product per capita (US $) 53,800
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