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Primary energy intensity of U.S. manufacturing industries, 2010

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Industry has a huge variety of subsectors that differ markedly in their total energy consumption and intensity (energy consumed per $ of shipment).

Energy consumption generally increases with energy intensity, but some subsectors have high intensity but low consumption because they ship relatively little product.

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RMI analysis based on:

A. U.S. Energy Information Administration. 2010. Annual Energy Outlook 2010. May 11. link

 
 
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