Transportation Sector
Nova Scotia
Table 1: Secondary Energy Use by Energy Source
  1990   2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Energy Use (PJ) 74.6   70.3 77.7 72.2 67.4 63.4 66.0
Passenger Transportation 41.4   38.5 41.2 40.3 37.0 34.1 36.0
Freight Transportation 31.8   28.3 32.9 28.3 26.8 25.7 26.4
Off-Road1 1.3   3.5 3.6 3.5 3.6 3.6 3.7

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.2
Motor Gasoline 39.1   40.3 43.0 43.7 38.8 35.6 37.1
Diesel Fuel Oil 20.3   20.9 25.8 20.6 20.7 20.1 20.9
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. 1.6 1.6 0.4 0.1 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heavy Fuel Oil 7.8   2.9 2.3 2.5 1.8 1.6 1.4
Aviation Gasoline 0.1   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Aviation Turbo Fuel 7.1   6.1 5.0 3.8 5.5 5.7 6.4
Propane 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.0
Coal 0.0   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 0.0
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.3 0.3
Motor Gasoline 52.5   57.3 55.3 60.5 57.7 56.2 56.2
Diesel Fuel Oil 27.3   29.7 33.2 28.5 30.8 31.8 31.6
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. 2.0 2.2 0.7 0.1 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Light Fuel Oil and Kerosene 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Heavy Fuel Oil 10.5   4.1 3.0 3.4 2.7 2.5 2.1
Aviation Gasoline 0.1   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Aviation Turbo Fuel 9.5   8.7 6.5 5.3 8.2 9.0 9.8
Propane 0.2   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Coal 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Footnotes:

1) “Off Road” includes vehicles not registered for on-road travel such as ATVs, snowmobiles, golf carts and some military vehicles.