In 2010, Ontario's manufacturing sector (which includes construction, cement, smelting, fertilizer production, motor vehicles and parts, machinery parts and electronic products)
consumed 427,037,900 GJ and
emitted 18,453,140 GHG tonnes.
Natural gas is the fuel of choice in this sector, accounting for 35.39% of the total energy consumed. Coal makes up 29.46% of the total; electricity and oil represent 23.70% and 5.73% of the total respectively. The final 5.72% 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....