Transportation Sector
British Columbia and Territories
Table 33: Light Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Light Truck Energy Use (PJ) 45.5   69.2 71.6 74.7 77.4 81.7
Passenger Light Truck Transportation 29.5   48.9 50.8 53.1 55.3 58.3
Freight Light Truck Transportation 16.0   20.3 20.8 21.6 22.2 23.3

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 36.6   63.4 66.0 69.3 72.0 78.6
Diesel Fuel Oil 2.1   0.8 0.8 1.0 1.1 1.4
Ethanol n.a.   2.7 2.6 2.5 2.7 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 6.7   2.2 2.1 1.8 1.5 1.6

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 80.5   91.6 92.2 92.7 93.0 96.2
Diesel Fuel Oil 4.6   1.1 1.1 1.3 1.4 1.8
Ethanol 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.
Propane 14.8   3.2 2.9 2.5 2.0 1.9

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 10,048   20,518 21,568 22,723 23,846 25,403
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 1,715   2,710 2,823 2,945 3,056 3,248
Passenger Light Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.94   2.39 2.35 2.34 2.32 2.30
Freight Light Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 9.32   7.48 7.38 7.32 7.25 7.19
Light Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 3.1   4.7 4.8 5.0 5.2 5.5
Passenger Light Truck Transportation 2.1   3.3 3.4 3.6 3.7 3.9
Freight Light Truck Transportation 1.1   1.4 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.6

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 2.6   4.3 4.5 4.7 4.8 5.3
Diesel Fuel Oil 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Ethanol n.a.   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 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 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 82.2   92.0 92.6 93.1 93.3 96.3
Diesel Fuel Oil 4.8   1.2 1.2 1.4 1.6 1.9
Ethanol n.a.   3.8 3.6 3.2 3.3 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 13.0   2.9 2.6 2.2 1.8 1.7
Passenger Light Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.0   67.9 67.7 67.5 67.2 67.4
Freight Light Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 67.0   67.3 67.1 67.0 66.8 67.0