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Industrial demand reflects diverse energy mix

  • Industry uses energy as a chemical feedstock and fuel to produce heat, drive motors, power robots, etc.
  • Natural gas and electricity/market heat each rise by about 40 percent 2015-2040 
  • Industrial coal use is expected to plateau then gradually decline 
  • Oil declines as a fuel but grows as a building block for chemicals, roads and lubricants

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