Transportation Sector
Prince Edward Island
Table 9: Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 7.2   9.0 8.9 8.4 8.6 9.9 9.7 8.6 8.7
Passenger Road Transportation 5.3   6.5 6.5 6.0 6.2 6.8 6.7 5.9 5.8
Freight Road Transportation 1.9   2.6 2.4 2.4 2.4 3.1 3.0 2.6 2.9

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 5.9   7.5 7.6 7.0 7.3 7.7 7.6 6.7 5.8
Diesel Fuel Oil 1.3   1.5 1.3 1.4 1.2 1.9 1.8 1.8 2.0
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 0.3 0.3 0.1 0.9
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Electricity 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 82.1   83.6 85.4 83.6 85.6 77.8 78.5 78.8 66.6
Diesel Fuel Oil 17.6   16.4 14.6 16.4 14.4 19.3 18.7 20.6 23.4
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 2.8 2.9 0.6 10.0
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.3   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 2,203   2,999 3,115 2,920 3,018 3,315 3,281 3,028 2,971
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 510   691 661 547 568 804 796 711 849
Passenger Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.39   2.15 2.08 2.07 2.06 2.05 2.05 1.96 1.95
Freight Road Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.74   3.72 3.61 4.33 4.14 3.85 3.77 3.68 3.42
Road Transportation GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 0.5   0.6 0.6 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.6
Passenger Road Transportation 0.4   0.4 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.5 0.5 0.4 0.4
Freight Road Transportation 0.1   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 0.4   0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.4
Diesel Fuel Oil 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 81.8   83.1 84.9 83.1 85.0 77.1 77.7 77.8 65.7
Diesel Fuel Oil 18.0   16.9 15.1 16.9 14.9 20.1 19.5 21.5 24.5
Ethanol n.a.   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. 2.8 2.8 0.6 9.7
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.2   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Passenger Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.3   68.9 68.6 68.3 68.1 67.8 67.5 67.5 67.1
Freight Road Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.6   70.0 69.8 69.7 69.5 69.7 69.6 69.6 69.6

Footnotes:

1) Data on GHG emissions are presented excluding GHG emissions related to electricity production.