Commercial/Institutional Sector
Canada
Table 10: Retail Trade Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Energy Use for Retail Trade (PJ) 123.0   162.6 156.4 159.0 167.7 163.5

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 43.7   67.2 67.0 66.0 68.2 68.5
Natural Gas 66.9   84.3 77.5 82.7 88.9 84.8
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 8.2   2.5 1.6 3.2 4.0 3.9
Heavy Fuel Oil 1.5   1.4 2.2 0.5 0.7 0.5
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 2.6   7.1 8.1 6.6 5.9 5.9

Shares (%)
Electricity 35.5   41.3 42.8 41.5 40.6 41.9
Natural Gas 54.4   51.9 49.6 52.0 53.0 51.8
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 6.6   1.5 1.0 2.0 2.4 2.4
Heavy Fuel Oil 1.2   0.9 1.4 0.3 0.4 0.3
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 2.2   4.4 5.1 4.2 3.5 3.6

Activity
Floor Space (million m2) 80.84   116.22 117.52 118.14 118.35 119.45
Energy Intensity (GJ/m2) 1.52   1.40 1.33 1.35 1.42 1.37
Total GHG Emissions for Retail Trade Including Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 6.7   7.8 7.3 7.4 7.6 7.3

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity 2.5   2.9 2.7 2.6 2.5 2.5
Natural Gas 3.4   4.2 3.8 4.1 4.3 4.1
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 0.6   0.2 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.3
Heavy Fuel Oil 0.1   0.1 0.2 0.0 0.1 0.0
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 0.2   0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4

Shares (%)
Electricity 36.7   36.9 36.6 35.8 33.4 34.3
Natural Gas 50.5   53.8 52.7 55.2 57.4 56.5
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 8.7   2.3 1.6 3.1 3.7 3.7
Heavy Fuel Oil 1.7   1.4 2.3 0.5 0.7 0.5
Steam 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Other1 2.4   5.6 6.8 5.5 4.8 4.9
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 54.5   47.7 46.4 46.3 45.2 44.6
Total GHG Emissions for Retail Trade Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 4.2   4.9 4.6 4.7 5.0 4.8
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 34.5   30.1 29.4 29.8 30.1 29.3

Footnotes:

1) “Other” includes coal and propane.