Transportation Sector
Nova Scotia
Table 26: Freight Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
Freight Truck Energy Use (PJ) 16.6   15.0 15.7 16.7 17.8 18.6 18.3 19.0 19.3

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 5.2   4.4 4.6 4.8 5.3 5.3 5.5 5.3 5.7
Diesel Fuel Oil 11.3   10.6 11.1 11.8 12.5 13.3 12.7 13.6 13.6
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Propane 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1 0.1

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 31.4   29.4 29.1 28.8 29.7 28.6 30.0 27.7 29.4
Diesel Fuel Oil 68.3   70.3 70.6 70.8 70.2 71.2 69.7 71.9 70.2
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Propane 0.4   0.4 0.3 0.4 0.1 0.2 0.3 0.4 0.4

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 5,096   4,733 5,021 5,456 5,886 6,219 6,087 6,560 6,625
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.25   3.18 3.12 3.06 3.02 3.00 3.00 2.89 2.92
Freight Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 1.2   1.1 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.4

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 0.4   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4
Diesel Fuel Oil 0.8   0.7 0.8 0.8 0.9 0.9 0.9 1.0 1.0
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Propane 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 31.1   29.1 28.8 28.5 29.4 28.4 29.8 27.6 28.9
Diesel Fuel Oil 68.6   70.6 70.9 71.2 70.5 71.5 69.9 72.1 70.8
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Propane 0.3   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.9   69.9 69.9 69.9 69.9 70.0 70.1 70.2 70.6