Transportation Sector
British Columbia and Territories
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) 17.8   61.2 62.7 62.8

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Motor Gasoline 11.1   25.7 27.3 26.2
Diesel Fuel Oil 6.5   35.2 35.2 36.3
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.

Shares (%)
Motor Gasoline 62.5   42.0 43.5 41.7
Diesel Fuel Oil 36.5   57.5 56.1 57.8
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 1,981   9,804 10,228 10,390
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 8.96   6.24 6.14 6.05
Medium Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 1.2   4.3 4.4 4.4

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Motor Gasoline 0.7   1.7 1.8 1.8
Diesel Fuel Oil 0.5   2.5 2.5 2.6
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.

Shares (%)
Motor Gasoline 61.2   40.8 42.2 40.5
Diesel Fuel Oil 37.9   58.8 57.4 59.1
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a.
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 68.1   69.6 69.6 69.6

Heavy Trucks
 
Heavy Truck Energy Use1 (PJ) 26.9   34.3 35.8 38.3

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 11,893   16,993 20,058 22,493
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 2.26   2.02 1.79 1.70
Heavy Truck GHG Emissions1 (Mt of CO2e) 1.9   2.4 2.6 2.7
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.7   71.2 71.2 71.2

Footnotes:

1) Heavy trucks consume only diesel fuel oil.