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The commercial sector consists mainly of hotels, motels, restaurants, wholesale businesses, retail stores, laundries and other service enterprises, as well as religious and nonprofit organizations. The industrial sector is composed of manufacturing industries (the largest part of the sector), mining companies, construction companies, and agricultural, fishery and forestry operations. According to the US Energy Information Administration 2018 energy consumption data, collectively these two sectors use almost 50 percent of the state's annual energy (32 percent from industrial and 16.5 percent from commercial).


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State of South Carolina
Office of Regulatory Staff
Energy Office
1401 Main Street, Suite 900
Columbia, SC 29201

(803) 737-0800