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EIA Releases the new MECS data for 2010

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Manufacturing sector energy use and energy intensity down since 2002

Total energy consumption in the manufacturing sector decreased by 17 percent from 2002 to 2010, according to data released today by the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Manufacturing gross output decreased by only 3 percent over the same period. Taken together, these data indicate a significant decline in the amount of energy used per unit of gross manufacturing output. The significant decline in energy intensity reflects both improvements in energy efficiency and changes in the manufacturing output mix. Consumption of every fuel used for manufacturing declined over this period.

See the full report at: http://www.eia.gov/consumption/manufacturing

See all new 2010 data http://www.eia.gov/consumption/manufacturing/data/2010

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