Transportation Sector
Alberta
Table 24: Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Truck Energy Use (PJ) 119.9   289.8 304.7 332.7 351.3 323.1
Passenger Truck Transportation 34.6   52.4 57.9 63.4 67.3 65.3
Freight Truck Transportation 85.3   237.3 246.9 269.3 284.0 257.7

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.2
Motor Gasoline 70.0   115.1 126.2 141.9 148.2 148.7
Diesel Fuel Oil 43.2   168.8 170.5 184.1 195.5 173.1
Ethanol n.a.   4.6 7.0 5.5 6.6 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 6.7   1.2 1.0 1.1 0.9 1.0

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1
Motor Gasoline 58.4   39.7 41.4 42.7 42.2 46.0
Diesel Fuel Oil 36.0   58.3 56.0 55.3 55.6 53.6
Ethanol n.a.   1.6 2.3 1.7 1.9 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 5.6   0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 9,991   19,590 21,915 24,283 26,063 25,520
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 21,514   72,764 77,759 87,052 96,988 91,976
Passenger Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 3.46   2.68 2.64 2.61 2.58 2.56
Freight Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.97   3.26 3.17 3.09 2.93 2.80
Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 8.3   20.3 21.3 23.2 24.5 22.5
Passenger Truck Transportation 2.4   3.6 3.9 4.3 4.5 4.4
Freight Truck Transportation 5.9   16.7 17.3 18.9 19.9 18.1

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 4.9   7.8 8.6 9.6 10.0 10.0
Diesel Fuel Oil 3.0   12.1 12.2 13.2 14.0 12.4
Ethanol n.a.   0.3 0.5 0.4 0.4 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.4   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 58.7   38.6 40.3 41.4 40.9 44.6
Diesel Fuel Oil 36.5   59.5 57.3 56.8 57.1 55.0
Ethanol n.a.   1.5 2.1 1.5 1.8 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 4.8   0.4 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.3
Passenger Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.1   68.0 67.6 67.5 67.2 67.3
Freight Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.1   70.4 70.2 70.2 70.2 70.2