PERTH, AUSTRALIA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/05/12 -- Researched by Industrial Info Resources Australia (Perth, Australia) -- In 2011, nearly 60% of Australia's total electricity requirements were met through black and brown coal-fired power generation. The Loy Yang coal-fired power station alone provides about 30% of the state of Victoria's electricity needs. Industrial Info is tracking 29 operational coal-fired power plants in Australia, accounting for more than 25,000 megawatts (MW) of electricity generation.
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