Transportation Sector
Alberta
Table 27: Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Truck Type
  1990   2015 2016
Truck Energy Use (PJ) 119.9   320.2 299.4
Passenger Truck Transportation 34.6   65.8 68.6
Freight Truck Transportation 85.3   254.4 230.8

Energy Use by Truck Type (PJ)
Passenger Light Trucks 34.6   65.8 68.6
Freight Light Trucks 24.4   37.5 39.1
Medium Trucks 22.0   98.2 91.2
Heavy Trucks 38.9   118.6 100.5

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 28.8   20.5 22.9
Freight Light Trucks 20.3   11.7 13.1
Medium Trucks 18.4   30.7 30.5
Heavy Trucks 32.5   37.1 33.6

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 9,991   25,677 26,948
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 21,596   92,792 91,141
Passenger Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 3.46   2.56 2.55
Freight Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.95   2.74 2.53
Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 8.3   22.3 20.7
Passenger Truck Transportation 2.4   4.4 4.6
Freight Truck Transportation 5.9   17.8 16.1

GHG Emissions by Truck Type (Mt of CO2e)
Passenger Light Trucks 2.4   4.4 4.6
Freight Light Trucks 1.7   2.5 2.6
Medium Trucks 1.5   6.8 6.3
Heavy Trucks 2.7   8.5 7.2

Shares (%)
Passenger Light Trucks 29.1   19.9 22.2
Freight Light Trucks 20.0   11.3 12.7
Medium Trucks 18.0   30.7 30.5
Heavy Trucks 32.9   38.1 34.6
Passenger Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.1   67.3 67.1
Freight Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.1   70.1 69.7