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Australian electricity generation - fuel mix calendar year 2020

Australian electricity generation fuel mix shares in calendar year 2020 by state and territory. Electricity generation fuel mix Coal continues to dominate in NSW, Vic and QLD making up more than 60% generation all three states 2020. Gas  85% of NT generation, 62% WA generation & 41% of SA generation. Renewables accounted for 98% of generation in Tas and 58% in SA, with hydro being dominant in Tas and other renewables being dominant in SA. Coal continues to make up more than 50% of total Australian generatio
The figure shows Australian electricity generation fuel mix in shares in calendar year 2020 by state and territory. Electricity generation fuel mix varies across states and territories. Coal continues to dominate in New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland making up more than 60% of generation in all three states in 2020. Gas accounted for 85% of Northern Territory generation, 62% of Western Australian generation and 41% of South Australian generation. Renewables accounted for 98% of generation in Tasmania and 58% in South Australia, with hydro being dominant in Tasmania and other renewables being dominant in South Australia. Coal continues to make up more than 50% of total Australian generation.

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  NSW VIC QLD WA SA TAS NT AUS
Coal 75.6 67.7 66.5 21.1 0.0 0.0 0.0 53.9
Natural gas 2.8 4.5 16.3 61.7 40.8 1.7 85.3 20.0
Oil 0.5 0.4 1.4 5.3 1.0 0.2 10.0 1.7
Hydro 3.5 4.9 0.9 0.4 0.1 82.1 0.0 5.6
Other renewables 17.7 22.5 14.9 11.5 58.1 16.0 4.6 18.8