Previously, large-scale electricity generation in South Australia was all coal, diesel and gas. More recently, coal-fired power has completely exited the state, and 19 new wind farms and three new solar farms have entered, as well as two utility-scale batteries and two grid-connected emergency back up diesel generators.
You can view temporal maps which show the changing mix of electricity generation for the following jurisdictions:
You can also view static maps displaying the:
The information contained in the maps, including the location and generation type, has been prepared by the AEMC as general guidance and for information purposes only. The information is based on publicly available sources, and has not been independently verified by the AEMC, and therefore may not be complete, accurate or up to date. If you have information which would help us to improve the maps, please get in touch.