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Electricity in Australia comes from:

1. Coal (80%)
-Brown Coal (24%)
-Black Coal (56%)

2. Gas (15%)

3. Renewables (3%)

4. Gas (2%)

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Exact figures will change slightly year to year, and there may be variations in percentages from reports put out by different organizations.

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NIshant The force of gravity causes water to flow downhill (from a lake through a dam for example), on the way down it is routed through hydroelectric generators and turns internal turbines connected to a generator which in turn generates electricity. The water continues on down to the river and either expelles into the sea or in some cases is trapped by another dam and generators.

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