Transportation Sector
Nova Scotia
Table 26: Freight Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Freight Truck Energy Use (PJ) 16.6   19.9 18.8 20.2 20.1 23.7 20.9 20.8 20.2

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   5.8 6.3 5.8 6.1 6.6 6.7 5.9 5.6
Diesel Fuel Oil 11.3   14.0 12.5 14.4 13.9 16.9 14.0 14.8 14.6
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.0
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.1   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 31.4   29.4 33.4 28.6 30.3 27.8 31.8 28.5 27.6
Diesel Fuel Oil 68.3   70.5 66.4 71.2 69.5 71.1 67.0 71.1 72.3
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 1.0 1.1 0.3 0.1
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.4   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 5,096   6,386 6,140 6,166 6,162 7,347 6,491 6,817 7,017
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.25   3.12 3.07 3.27 3.25 3.23 3.23 3.05 2.88
Freight Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 1.2   1.4 1.3 1.4 1.4 1.7 1.5 1.5 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   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.4 0.4
Diesel Fuel Oil 0.8   1.0 0.9 1.0 1.0 1.2 1.0 1.1 1.0
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
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   28.6 32.5 27.7 29.3 26.8 30.7 27.4 26.4
Diesel Fuel Oil 68.6   71.2 67.3 72.2 70.5 72.1 68.2 72.2 73.4
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 0.9 1.1 0.3 0.1
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.3   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.9   70.6 70.4 70.5 70.4 70.4 70.2 70.3 70.4