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TODAY IN ENERGY: Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Glass manufacturing is an energy-intensive industry mainly fueled by natural gas

The industrial sector, which includes manufacturing, mining, agriculture, and construction, accounted for nearly a third of total U.S. energy use in 2012, and energy-intensive manufacturing, including the glass industry, accounted for a little more than half of total industrial energy use. Glass manufacturing is among the most energy-intensive industries.