In 2010, industry
consumed 162,371,800 GJ of electricity and
emitted 19,750,880 GHG tonnes.
Industrial consumption of electricity represents 6.26% of total industrial energy use. Oil and gas production, manufacturing and chemicals are the largest consumers of electricity. However, everyone uses it to power lights, computers, control rooms, monitoring systems like SCADA and photocopiers to name just a few applications.
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