|Year Level(s)||Years 3-6 Years 7-10|
|Subject Area(s)||Geography Science SOSE General Science|
|Topic(s)||Energy Environment Renewable Energy Geothermal Hydro Solar Wind|
|Resource Type||Fact Sheet|
|Publish Date||28th Jan 2010|
Renewable energy is used from a number of sources in Queensland. Approximately 6% (745 megawatts (MW)) of the 12,500 (MW) of electricity generating capacity in the state comes from renewable sources. The most significant of these is biomass primarily bagasse or sugar cane waste.
In this fact sheet information about production of renewable energy in Queensland is provided. It describes the different methods of electricity production and quantifies the amount of energy generated by each.
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