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Australian electricity generation - fuel mix

Australian electricity generation by fuel mix chart
This figure shows Australian electricity generation fuel mix in shares from 1992-93 to 2017-18 and calendar year 2018. Fossil fuels contributed 81 per cent of total electricity generation in 2018, including coal (60 per cent), gas (19 per cent) and oil (2 per cent). Australia is now less reliant on coal than at the beginning of the century, when coal’s share was more than 80 per cent of electricity generation. Renewables contributed 19 per cent of total electricity generation in 2018, specifically hydro (7 per cent), wind (6 per cent), and solar (5 per cent).