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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2007  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/2007   
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Aurora Energy is responsible for the distribution and retailing of electricity in Tasmania. From 30 June 2002 to 30 June 2006, Aurora Energy installations in Tasmania rose by 4.4% from 248,544 installations to 259,590 installations. This increase has been driven largely by residential and unclassified customers.

ELECTRICITY INSTALLATIONS BY TYPE, Tasmania(a)(b)

2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
Customer type
no.
no.
no.
no.
no.

Residential and unclassified
208,380
208,795
211,248
213,832
216,983
Business
40,148
42,082
42,258
42,621
42,591
Major industrial
16
16
16
16
16
Total
248,544
250,893
253,522
256,469
259,590

(a) Figures do not include Bass Strait islands.
(b) At 30 June.
Source: Aurora Energy Annual Report, 2006 (available at the Aurora web site,
http://www.auroraenergy.com.au).


From 30 June 2002 to 30 June 2006, sales of electricity in Tasmania increased by 752.6 million kilowatt hours (7.9%), from 9,546.2m kWh to 10,298.8m kWh. At 30 June 2006, major industrial power installations in Tasmania consumed the largest proportion of electricity, 5,930.8m kWh (57.6% of all Aurora Energy sales).

ELECTRICITY SALES, Tasmania(a)(b)

2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
Use
million kWh
million kWh
million kWh
million kWh
million kWh

Residential
1,911.9
1,995.8
2,043.9
2,049.5
2,093.7
Business
1,709.1
1,810.8
1,972.3
2,040.2
2,127.5
Unbilled electricity
-15.0
-71.1
-86.0
-71.8
143.5
Internal use
3.8
3.6
3.1
3.2
3.3
Major industrial
5,936.4
6,041.3
6,010.0
6,006.4
5,930.8
Total
9,546.2
9,780.5
9,943.3
10,027.6
10,298.8

(a) Figures do not include Bass Strait islands.
(b) At 30 June.
Source: Aurora Energy Annual Report, 2006 (available at the Aurora web site,
http://www.auroraenergy.com.au).


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