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Posted October 19, 2017Today in Energy

Intensity of U.S. energy use in manufacturing decreases as output outpaces fuel use ›

The energy intensity of U.S. manufacturing has continued to decrease, according to the latest data from EIA’s Manufacturing Energy Consumption Survey (MECS). From 2010 to 2014, manufacturing fuel consumption increased by 4.7%, while real gross output increased by 9.6%—or more than twice that rate—resulting in a 4.4% decrease in energy intensity. More

Source: EIA, based on Manufacturing Energy Consumption Survey and U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis Gross Domestic Product by Industry


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