Victoria Energy Fact Sheet

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Victoria Energy Fact Sheet 2017-03-01T18:05:39+00:00
Key Statistics & Information
Population (March 2016) 6,039,100
Gross State Product (2014-15)

 Source: Trade and Investment Victoria, link

Current Energy Mix (2015-16)

 Source: Renew Economy NEM Market Watch (8:35am AEST)

  1. Brown Coal (79%)
  2. Wind (10%)
  3. Hydroelectricity (8%)
  4. Rooftop PV (3%)
Renewable Energy Target

 Source: Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, link

In June 2016, the Victorian Government committed to Victorian renewable energy generation targets of 25 per cent by 2020 and 40 per cent by 2025.
Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change Lily D’Ambrosio MP, Member for Mill Park (ALP)
Shadow Minister for Resources and Energy David Southwick MP, Member for Caulfield (LP)
Economic Snapshot
State Budget (Victorian Budget) $55.497 billion
Victorian royalties from minerals (Victorian Budget) $50 million
People employed in mining (ID Community) 9,000
2015/16 standing offer bill $1358