4602.0.55.001 - Environmental Issues: Energy Use and Conservation, Mar 2008 Quality Declaration 
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 28/11/2008  First Issue
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Around one-third of Australian households (32%) were willing to support GreenPower by paying extra for electricity generated from renewable energy. This was an increase from 2005 (23%) (graph 6.2 and table 6.6). Households in Western Australia expressed the highest support (38%), followed by the Australian Capital Territory (36%). Capital cities showed greater willingness to pay more for GreenPower renewable energy (35%) compared with other parts of the country (29%) (table 6.5).

6.2 GreenPower Scheme, Willingness to pay extra
Graph: 6.2 GreenPower Scheme, Willingness to pay extra

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