In 2010, industry
consumed 22,980,660 GJ of electricity and
emitted 6,122,092 GHG tonnes.
Electricity represents 5.35% of total industrial energy use. Manufacturers, petroleum producers and mining companies are large consumers of electricity. However, everyone uses electricity to power lights, computers, control rooms, monitoring systems like SCADA and photocopiers to name just a few applications.
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