Transportation Sector
Newfoundland and Labrador
Table 9: Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 26.0   39.4 37.7 34.1 39.0 39.8
Passenger Road Transportation 17.2   22.9 24.5 21.5 24.2 25.0
Freight Road Transportation 8.9   16.5 13.2 12.6 14.8 14.8

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 18.5   24.8 27.5 24.5 27.4 29.5
Diesel Fuel Oil 7.6   13.7 9.2 9.2 10.8 10.3
Ethanol n.a.   0.9 0.9 0.5 0.7 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Electricity 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 70.9   62.9 73.0 71.7 70.4 74.1
Diesel Fuel Oil 29.0   34.8 24.5 26.9 27.7 25.9
Ethanol n.a.   2.2 2.5 1.4 1.9 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.1   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 7,681   12,135 12,572 11,142 12,529 12,967
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 2,630   5,460 4,151 4,182 5,137 5,335
Passenger Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.24   1.89 1.95 1.93 1.93 1.93
Freight Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.37   3.01 3.18 3.01 2.88 2.78
Road Transportation GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 1.8   2.7 2.6 2.3 2.7 2.7
Passenger Road Transportation 1.2   1.6 1.7 1.5 1.6 1.7
Freight Road Transportation 0.6   1.2 0.9 0.9 1.0 1.0

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 1.3   1.7 1.9 1.7 1.8 2.0
Diesel Fuel Oil 0.5   1.0 0.7 0.7 0.8 0.7
Ethanol n.a.   0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 70.8   61.9 72.1 70.7 69.3 72.9
Diesel Fuel Oil 29.1   36.0 25.5 28.0 28.9 27.0
Ethanol n.a.   2.1 2.4 1.3 1.8 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.1   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Passenger Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.2   68.2 67.8 67.7 67.5 67.5
Freight Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.9   70.5 70.0 70.1 70.0 69.9

Footnotes:

1) Data on GHG emissions are presented excluding GHG emissions related to electricity production.