Transportation Sector
British Columbia and Territories
Table 24: Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2015 2016 2017
Truck Energy Use (PJ) 90.2   178.9 192.1 194.6
Passenger Truck Transportation 29.5   59.6 67.1 67.0
Freight Truck Transportation 60.7   119.3 125.0 127.6

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.2 0.2 0.2
Motor Gasoline 47.7   106.1 117.7 116.3
Diesel Fuel Oil 35.5   70.8 72.7 76.5
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 6.9   1.8 1.5 1.6

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.1 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 52.9   59.3 61.3 59.8
Diesel Fuel Oil 39.4   39.6 37.9 39.3
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 7.7   1.0 0.8 0.8

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 9,971   25,922 29,497 29,765
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 15,584   30,109 34,003 36,639
Passenger Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.96   2.30 2.28 2.25
Freight Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.89   3.96 3.68 3.48
Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 6.2   12.3 13.2 13.4
Passenger Truck Transportation 2.0   4.0 4.5 4.5
Freight Truck Transportation 4.2   8.3 8.7 8.9

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 3.3   7.1 7.9 7.8
Diesel Fuel Oil 2.5   5.0 5.2 5.4
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 0.1

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.1 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 52.8   58.0 60.0 58.5
Diesel Fuel Oil 40.4   41.0 39.3 40.8
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 6.8   0.9 0.7 0.7
Passenger Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.2   67.1 67.1 67.1
Freight Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 68.9   69.5 69.5 69.5