Transportation Sector
Alberta
Table 36: Medium and Heavy Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2015 2016 2017
Medium Trucks
 
Medium Truck Energy Use (PJ) 22.0   97.5 90.6 85.7

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Motor Gasoline 18.8   47.9 48.5 46.9
Diesel Fuel Oil 3.1   49.4 41.9 38.5
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.

Shares (%)
Motor Gasoline 85.5   49.1 53.6 54.8
Diesel Fuel Oil 14.2   50.6 46.2 45.0
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 2,519   15,723 14,904 14,332
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 8.75   6.20 6.08 5.98
Medium Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 1.5   6.8 6.3 5.9

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Motor Gasoline 1.3   3.2 3.3 3.2
Diesel Fuel Oil 0.2   3.5 3.0 2.7
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.

Shares (%)
Motor Gasoline 84.8   47.9 52.3 53.5
Diesel Fuel Oil 14.9   51.9 47.5 46.3
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 67.3   69.4 69.2 69.2

Heavy Trucks
 
Heavy Truck Energy Use1 (PJ) 38.9   118.6 100.8 98.4

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 16,990   72,249 70,370 73,151
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 2.29   1.64 1.43 1.34
Heavy Truck GHG Emissions1 (Mt of CO2e) 2.8   8.4 7.2 7.0
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.7   71.2 71.2 71.2

Footnotes:

1) Heavy trucks consume only diesel fuel oil.