The figure shows total Australian electricity generation and renewable electricity generation in terawatt hours between 1977-78 to 2017-18 and calendar year 2018. Total electricity generation in Australia in 2018 was around 261 terawatt hours.
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The department acknowledges the traditional owners of the country throughout Australia and their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to them and their cultures and to the elders past and present.