Australian Per-Capita Energy Consumption Reaches 15 Year Low

The demand drop mystery explained

Climate Spectator, January 6, 2014

Until 2010, for well over a century, through two world wars and the Great Depression, the quantity of electricity used in Australia each year was greater than the year before. In the three years since 2010, the quantity used each year has been less than the year before. There is no evidence this trend will reverse in coming months.

The electricity consumption decrease has been relatively large in the National Electricity Market, which covers the five eastern states and the ACT, but is also occurring in Western Australia.Read More

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