SHOROC State of the Region Report

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Key Indicators

  1. Annual energy consumption by council operations within the SHOROC Region (excluding street lighting and transport)
  2. Green House Gas (GHG) emissions (tonnes CO2e)
  3. Percentage (%) of renewable compared to non-renewable sources of energy used by member councils for all Council operations

Targets (SHOROC Region)

  1. Reduction in energy use
  2. Reduction in GHG emissions over time
  3. 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?

Indicator Status Data overview
1. Annual energy consumption by Council operations within the SHOROC Region (excluding street lighting and transport).   on-track Indicator is on-track Decreased on average by 0.23% over the past 5 years.
2. Green House Gas (GHG) emissions (tonnes CO2e) on-track 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. on-track 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
Manly Mosman Pittwater Warringah SHOROC
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%
2007/08 13,563,201 6,957,000 10,527,299 22,667,000 53,714,500
2008/09 13,247,497 7,044,000 9,096,988 23,683,000 53,071,485
2009/10 14,035,972 6,801,000 8,995,900 23,770,000 53,602,872
2010/11 14,281,780 6,804,000 9,053,258 23,657,000 53,796,038
2011/12 13,449,991 6,697,000 8,966,548 23,986,000 53,099,539
2. Indicator No.25(b)GHG Emissions (tonnes CO2e) 2006/07 3,454 1,660 1,517 6,659 13,290 -2.60%
2007/08 3,206 1,605 2,051 5,988 12,850
2008/09 3,261 1,652 1,756 6,648 13,317
2009/10 3,186 1,648 1,739 7,227 13,800
2010/11 2,288 1,597 1,896 7,039 12,820
2011/12 1,361 1,578 1,883 6,585 11,407

 

Indicator Year Area
    Manly Mosman Pittwater Warringah SHOROC
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%
2007/08 0.97% 4.04% 6.18% 1.4% 2.57%
2008/09 1.8% 4.03% 6.33% 5.9% 4.70%
2009/10 17.57% 4.2% 6.53% 5.7% 8.76%
2010/11 17.23% 7.98% 1.28% 9.1% 9.80%
2011/12 19.2% 8.6% 2.28% 8.9% 10.35%

 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