MONTHLY ELECTRICITY STATISTICS, January 2008 - 6
AUSTRALIA
GWh
  Jan/08 Jan/07 The last 3 months Year-to-Date Past Year
      % change   Oct/07   Nov/07   Dec/07   Jan/08   % change   2007  
             
+ Combustible Fuels 18 739   0.3%   17 974 17 710 17 840   18 739 0.3%   219 705 e
+ Nuclear 0   0.0%   0 0 0   0 0.0%   0
+ Hydro 1 004   0.3%   1 547 1 734 1 642   1 004 0.3%   16 609
+ Geoth./Wind/Solar/Other 129   15.2%   124 125 128   129 15.2%   1 432
= Indigenous Production 19 872   0.4%   19 645 19 569 19 610   19 872 0.4%   237 746 e
+ Imports 0   0.0%   0 0 0   0 0.0%   0
- Exports 0   0.0%   0 0 0   0 0.0%   0
             
                                 
= Electricity Supplied 19 872   0.4%   19 645 19 569 19 610   19 872 0.4%   237 746 e
                                 
                  Period Date          
- Electricity production was 19 872 GWh in January 2008.
- This was higher by 74 GWh, or 0.4 %, compared to January 2007.
- This was an increase of 262 GWh, or 1.3 %, compared to the previous month.
- Hydro production showed the most significant percentage change compared to the previous month with
a decrease of 38.9 %, or 638 GWh.
- Total production for the year-to-date was 19 872 GWh. Comparing this to the same period last year shows that:
- Total production was higher by 74 GWh, or 0.4 %.
- Geoth./Wind/Solar/Other production showed the largest percentage change by fuel type, being 15.2 % higher.
Electricity Production Compared to Previous Year 'Year to Date' Comparison of Production by Fuel Type
COUNTRY NOTES:
Total net production is estimated based on quarterly data.
The breakdown of Combustible Fuels and Hydro electricity production is estimated by the IEA Secretariat.
Geoth./Wind/Solar/Other production is estimated by the IEA Secretariat.
Excludes the overseas territories.
OECD/IEA, 2008                               INTERNATIONAL ENERGY AGENCY