Monthly Electricity Usage at Australian Antarctic Division KingstonEntry ID: SOE_Elec_Kingston
Abstract: This indicator is no longer maintained, and is considered OBSOLETE.
Records the quantity of electricity, measured in kWh, used in operating the Australian Antarctic Division site and associated facilites including Macquarie 4 Cargo Facility; Mertonvale Circuit Warehouse and Sandfly Warehouse.
TYPE OF INDICATOR
There are three types of indicators:
1.Describes the CONDITION of ... important elements of a system;
2.Show the extent of the major PRESSURES exerted on a system;
3.Determine RESPONSES to either condition or changes in the condition of a system.
This indicator is one of: PRESSURE
RATIONALE FOR INDICATOR SELECTION
Effective monitoring of electricity consumption at the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) provides tangible evidence of appropriate energy management and the achievment of targets under the Commonwealth Government's energy scheme.
To allow more effective management of electricity, historical data will be used in calculating maximum demand set-points based on seasonal influences.
Maintaining these records provides a database for submitting information to the Whole of Government Energy Reporting (WOGER), an annual requirement for all federal government divisions.
DESIGN AND STRATEGY FOR INDICATOR MONITORING PROGRAM
Site: The Australian Antarctic Division, Kingston Tasmania.
Frequency: Annual report.
Quarterly reports for assessing performance over the quarter.
Measurement Technique: Data are compiled from the monthly electricity accounts.
LINKS TO OTHER INDICATORS
SOE Indicator 79 - Stormwater outflow composition for the Australian Antarctic Division Headquarters.
SOE Indicator 80 - Sewer outflow composition and flow rates for the Australian Antarctic Division headquarters.
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Sorensen, N.
Dataset Title: Monthly Electricity Usage at Australian Antarctic Division Kingston
Dataset Series Name: CAASM Metadata
Dataset Release Date: 2003-01-31
Dataset Publisher: Australian Antarctic Data CentreOnline Resource: https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/metadata_redirect.cfm?md=/AMD...
Start Date: 1993-05-19Stop Date: 2003-07-20
ISO Topic Category
Quality This indicator is now OBSOLETE. These data are no longer archived in this location, and are therefore not up-to-date.
Electricity meter readings are taken by Aurora Energy personnel on monthly basis for the whole site. The quality of these readings is determined by Aurora specifications. Readings will be based on individual buildings after the refurbishment program.
Data are used to report on annual figures to ascertain the performance of the AAD against Commonwealth Government's energy targets.
Historical data will be used to calculate average maximum demand set-points for controlling electricity consumption on a seasonal basis.
If positive or negative changes in electricity consumption are detected, steps are taken to ensure the cause of this change are identified. The cause of the change may be due to improvements in energy efficiency, additions to buildings, building or maintenance faults etc.
Access Constraints These data are available for download from the provided URL.
Use Constraints This data set conforms to the PICCCBY Attribution License
Please follow instructions listed in the citation reference provided at http://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/metadata/citation.cfm?entry_id=SOE_Elec... when using these data.
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: HTTP
Distribution Size: 3 kb
Distribution Format: csv
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +61 3 6232 3389
Fax: +61 3 6232 3499
Email: neil.sorensen at aad.gov.au
Australian Antarctic Division 203 Channel Highway
Province or State: Tasmania
Postal Code: 7050
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2003-01-31
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-09-12