In 2006, the industrial sector
consumed 226,461,100 GJ of other fuels and
emitted 1,334,130 GHG tonnes.
About 37.65% of total industrial energy use comes from fuel sources such as
wood, petroleum coke
and natural gas liquids (NGLs
In British Columbia, Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut, the biggest source of other fuels is wood. Pulp and paper manufacturers and forestry companies frequently produce electricity on site using wood waste
and "pulping liquor", which are byproducts of their industrial processes.
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