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Global energy consumption is estimated to grow by nearly 50% between 2018 and 2050, according to the U.S.’ Energy Information Administration (EIA).

“Most of this growth comes from countries that are not in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and this growth is focused in regions where strong economic growth is driving demand, particularly in Asia,” the EIA said in a statement on Friday.

The industrial sector, which includes refining, mining, manufacturing, agriculture, and construction, is expected to account for the largest share of energy consumption of any end-use sector.

The global industrial sector’s energy consumption is

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