There are nearly 7.6 million households across Australia, with 2.7 million in NSW and more than 1.5 million in the Sydney metropolitan area alone.
The numbers on what it takes to provide power to the average NSW home are pretty sobering.
Power plants in NSW burn coal to produce the electricity supplied to homes and businesses.
Here are a few facts about electricity generated by coal:
So saving on power usage in just one home can make a big difference. Imagine the difference if we all took steps to save power!
* Greenhouse gas conversion from National Greenhouse Accounts (NGA) Factors Handbook, Australian Government, Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency - 29 June 2009.