SHOROC State of the Region ReportBack to Home Page
Council Energy Footprint Back to top
- Annual energy consumption by council operations within the SHOROC Region (excluding street lighting and transport)
- Green House Gas (GHG) emissions (tonnes CO2e)
- Percentage (%) of renewable compared to non-renewable sources of energy used by member councils for all Council operations
Targets (SHOROC Region)
- Reduction in energy use
- Reduction in GHG emissions over time
- An increased percentage of renewable compared to non-renewable energy utilised by Councils within the SHOROC Region over time
What is the current situation/trend?
|1. Annual energy consumption by Council operations within the SHOROC Region (excluding street lighting and transport).||Indicator is on-track||Decreased on average by 0.23% over the past 5 years.|
|2. Green House Gas (GHG) emissions (tonnes CO2e)||Indicator is on-track||Decreased on average by 2.6% over the past 5 years.|
|3. Percentage (%) of renewable compared to non-renewable sources of energy used by member councils for all Council operations.||Indicator is on-track||10.35% for 2011/12 (up from 9.8% in 2010/11).|
See the tables below for more.
|Annual energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by council operations within the SHOROC Region (excluding street lighting and transport)|
|Indicator||Year||Area||SHOROC Average % Change in last 5 years|
|1. Indicator No.25(a)Energy Use (Electricity & Gas in MJ)||2006/07||13,141,523||7,025,000||8,148,168||22,190,000||50,504,691||-0.23%|
|2. Indicator No.25(b)GHG Emissions (tonnes CO2e)||2006/07||3,454||1,660||1,517||6,659||13,290||-2.60%|
|3. Indicator No.26Percentage (%) of renewable compared to non-renewable sources of energy used by member councils||2006/07||0.32%||4.05%||5.77%||0%||1.58%|
Why use these indicators and what do they mean for the overall Health and Wellbeing of the SHOROC Region?
SHOROC is using these indicators as part of a suite of indicators that monitor what the state of play is in respect to the sustainability of energy consumption over time, when measuring the overall health and wellbeing of the SHOROC Region.
Updated July 2013