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Australian electricity generation - fuel mix

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This figure shows Australian electricity generation fuel mix in shares from 1993–94 to 2018–19 and calendar year 2019. Fossil fuels contributed 79 per cent of total electricity generation in 2019, including coal (56 per cent), gas (21 per cent) and oil (2 per cent). Renewables contributed 21 per cent of total electricity generation in 2019, specifically hydro (5 per cent), wind (7 per cent), and solar (7 per cent).

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  1992–93 1997–98 2002–03 2007–08 2012–13 2017–18 2018
Black coal 59.9 59.9 51.9 53.3 44.6 46.6 46.1
Brown coal 20.3 23.9 24.8 22.5 19.0 13.8 13.8
Natural gas 7.5 6.6 13.2 14.4 20.4 20.6 19.2
Renewables 10.8 8.6 8.5 8.2 13.3 17.1 18.9
Other 1.5 0.9 1.6 1.7 2.6 1.9 2.0