Transportation Sector
British Columbia and Territories
Table 36: Medium and Heavy Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Medium Trucks
 
Medium Truck Energy Use (PJ) 17.8   39.6 44.7 46.3 56.8 48.3 56.5

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Motor Gasoline 11.1   16.0 18.7 18.9 25.2 19.7 22.1
Diesel Fuel Oil 6.5   23.2 25.4 26.9 31.6 28.6 34.4
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.

Shares (%)
Motor Gasoline 62.5   40.5 41.9 40.8 44.3 40.7 39.1
Diesel Fuel Oil 36.5   58.5 56.8 58.1 55.7 59.3 60.9
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 1,981   5,109 5,845 6,111 8,388 7,230 8,319
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 8.96   7.74 7.65 7.57 6.77 6.68 6.79
Medium Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 1.2   2.7 3.1 3.2 3.9 3.4 3.9

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Motor Gasoline 0.7   1.1 1.3 1.3 1.7 1.3 1.5
Diesel Fuel Oil 0.5   1.6 1.8 1.9 2.2 2.0 2.5
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.

Shares (%)
Motor Gasoline 61.2   39.3 40.7 39.6 43.0 39.5 37.8
Diesel Fuel Oil 37.9   59.9 58.2 59.5 57.0 60.5 62.2
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 68.1   69.4 69.4 69.5 69.5 69.6 69.7

Heavy Trucks
 
Heavy Truck Energy Use1 (PJ) 26.9   35.3 40.0 36.6 32.0 37.8 37.9

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 11,893   17,972 20,603 18,329 14,268 16,281 17,251
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 2.26   1.97 1.94 1.99 2.24 2.32 2.20
Heavy Truck GHG Emissions1 (Mt of CO2e) 1.9   2.5 2.8 2.6 2.3 2.7 2.7
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.7   71.1 71.1 71.1 71.1 71.2 71.2

Footnotes:

1) Heavy trucks consume only diesel fuel oil.