In 2010, industry
consumed 33,918,360 GJ of other fuels and
emitted 315,670 GHG tonnes.
About 20.66% of total industrial energy use comes from fuel sources such as wood, industrial byproducts and natural gas liquids (NGLs).
In Nova Scotia, 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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