Carbon emissions

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Carbon emissions result when carbon stores such as plant material and fossil fuels are burnt.

Carbon emissions from various sources are itemised in the table below.

Substance Used for Units Quantity
Brown coal Electricity generation kg C02 per kW-h 1.24
Brown coal Electricity generation tonnes C02 per MW 1.3
Black coal Electricity generation tonnes C02 per MW 0.9

External links

  • The Greenhouse Indicator, Victoria provided by The Climate Group provides accurate and real time information on the amount of greenhouse gases produced each week in Victoria from energy use.
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