Transportation Sector
Alberta
Table 24: Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2015 2016 2017
Truck Energy Use (PJ) 119.9   320.0 303.0 295.7
Passenger Truck Transportation 34.6   66.2 71.1 71.2
Freight Truck Transportation 85.3   253.8 231.9 224.5

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.1 0.2 0.2
Motor Gasoline 70.0   149.6 158.0 156.7
Diesel Fuel Oil 43.2   169.2 143.9 138.1
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 6.7   1.0 0.9 0.8

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 58.4   46.8 52.2 53.0
Diesel Fuel Oil 36.0   52.9 47.5 46.7
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 5.6   0.3 0.3 0.3

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 9,906   25,830 27,929 28,164
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 21,733   92,697 90,376 92,625
Passenger Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 3.49   2.56 2.55 2.53
Freight Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.93   2.74 2.57 2.42
Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 8.3   22.2 20.9 20.4
Passenger Truck Transportation 2.4   4.4 4.8 4.8
Freight Truck Transportation 5.9   17.7 16.2 15.6

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 4.8   10.1 10.6 10.5
Diesel Fuel Oil 3.1   12.1 10.2 9.8
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.4   0.1 0.1 0.0

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 58.2   45.4 50.7 51.6
Diesel Fuel Oil 36.9   54.3 49.0 48.1
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 4.9   0.3 0.3 0.2
Passenger Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.2   67.1 67.1 67.1
Freight Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 68.9   69.9 69.7 69.7