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Australian electricity generation

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The figure shows total Australian electricity generation and renewable electricity generation in terawatt hours between 1978–79 to 2018–19 and calendar year 2019. Total electricity generation in Australia in 2019 was around 265 terawatt hours.

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  1977–78 1978–79 1979–80 1980–81 1981–82 1982–83 1983–84 1984–85 1985–86 1986–87 1987–88 1988–89 1989–90 1990–91 1991–92 1992–93 1993–94 1994–95 1995–96 1996–97 1997–98 1998–99 1999–00 2000–01 2001–02 2002–03 2003–04 2004–05 2005–06 2006–07 2007–08 2008–09 2009–10 2010–11 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14 2014–15 2015–16 2016–17 2017–18 2018–19
Total 86.5 92.0 96.7 102.4 106.1 106.5 112.8 121.0 126.9 132.6 139.1 147.8 154.7 156.6 159.3 163.5 167.3 173.0 177.5 182.8 195.2 203.8 210.0 223.6 224.9 222.1 229.8 228.6 232.8 243.2 243.2 247.5 252.3 253.6 250.7 249.7 249.0 252.4 257.4 258.0 261.1 261.4
Renewables 14.3 15.8 13.3 14.5 14.1 12.6 12.5 14.1 15.0 14.1 15.0 15.3 15.6 16.9 16.4 17.6 17.3 17.0 16.7 17.9 16.8 17.8 18.0 17.8 17.4 18.8 18.9 20.4 21.7 21.2 19.9 18.6 21.8 26.5 26.7 33.2 36.6 34.0 38.1 40.5 44.6 49.3