Energy consumption trend by industrial branch

The decrease of energy consumption concerns most industrial branches… however with different magnitudes

  • Chemicals and steel are the largest energy consumers in industry ( about 20% each in 2015), followed by paper and non- metallic minerals (12% each).
  • Strong reduction for non- metallic minerals and steel (-24% and -20% respectively).
  • Around 2/3 of consumption remain concentrated in 5 energy intensive branches (chemicals, steel, non- metallic, paper and non- ferrous)

Energy consumption of industry by branch (EU)


Energy consumption by industrial branch (2015)