TITLE

Section 2. Energy Consumption by Sector

PUB. DATE
April 2005
SOURCE
Monthly Energy Review;Apr2005, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides statistics on the energy consumption by sector in the United States for January 2005. Residential sector; Commercial sector; Industrial sector; Transportation sector; Electric power sector primary consumption; Percentage contributions of fossil fuels, nuclear electric power and renewable energy to the primary energy consumption.
ACCESSION #
17100274

 

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