In 2010, Alberta's manufacturing sector (which includes construction, cement, and fertilizer production)
consumed 114,352,300 GJ and
emitted 13,436,870 GHG tonnes.
Natural gas is the fuel of choice in this sector, accounting for 62.36% of the total energy consumed. Electricity makes up 18.18% of the total; coal and oil represent 7.83% and 7.36% of the total respectively. The final 4.26% is made up of other fuel sources.
To learn how natural gas flows from the wellhead to manufacturing customers as well as to your own pilot light, click on the orange icons above....