Leading the clean energy era
From cool coastlines and lush tropical rainforests, to the rich red earth of the Outback, Australia boasts an incredibly clean and diverse environment. Our air quality is ranked among the cleanest in the world and our cities are some of the most liveable.
In 2021, the Australian renewable energy industry accounted for 32.5% of Australia’s total electricity generation. We are the world’s 7th largest producer of solar energy and the sector is attracting major investment.
Australia also has the highest uptake of residential solar energy in the world, with around one third of homes having rooftop solar panels.
The Australian Government has committed to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 43% below 2005 levels by 2030
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Australia ranks 1st in our region for environmental quality
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Frequently Asked Questions
What's the air quality like?
Australia is ranked among some of the cleanest countries in the world for air quality, according to the Air Quality Index. In fact, Australia’s beautiful climate and clean, green environment encourages a healthy outdoors lifestyle.
How do Australian cities compare with other countries for liveability?
Sydney and Melbourne rank as the third and fourth most liveable cities in the world, and Perth and Adelaide tied in 12th place, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability Index 2023.
Is clean energy like solar affordable and reliable in Australia?
Australia has the highest uptake of solar globally, with around one third of homes having rooftop solar panels.
As of 31 January 2022, more than 3 million rooftop solar PV systems had been installed across Australia.
What is Australia’s position on climate change?
Australia recognises the importance of addressing climate change and has committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. We have set targets for emission reductions and are exploring various climate change strategies, including renewable energy expansion, energy efficiency programs and climate change adaptation plans.