In 2010, Quebec's manufacturing sector (which includes construction, cement, smelting, fertilizer production, aerospace products, machinery and plastic products)
consumed 323,781,900 GJ and
emitted 8,262,161 GHG tonnes.
Electricity is the fuel of choice in this sector, accounting for 65.03% of the total energy consumed. Natural gas makes up another 20.73% of the total; coal and oil represent 5.54% and 6.32% respectively.
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