Previously, New South Wales featured a few large coal fired power stations concentrated to the north and west of Sydney, plus the Snowy hydro scheme and a few gas fired power stations providing the bulk of generation. There was no large-scale wind or solar power.

More recently more than 30 wind and solar farms have joined the grid, spread throughout the state, particularly in south east New South Wales.

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.