Transportation Sector
New Brunswick
Table 36: Medium and Heavy Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Medium Trucks
 
Medium Truck Energy Use (PJ) 3.1   4.9 3.8 3.8 3.9

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Motor Gasoline 1.5   1.9 1.6 1.5 1.7
Diesel Fuel Oil 1.5   3.0 2.2 2.2 2.2
Ethanol n.a.   0.1 0.0 0.0 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.

Shares (%)
Motor Gasoline 50.5   38.7 40.8 39.9 44.1
Diesel Fuel Oil 49.5   59.9 58.5 59.7 55.9
Ethanol n.a.   1.4 0.7 0.4 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 336   754 593 594 626
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 9.07   6.55 6.44 6.35 6.23
Medium Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 0.2   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Motor Gasoline 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Diesel Fuel Oil 0.1   0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Ethanol n.a.   0.0 0.0 0.0 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.

Shares (%)
Motor Gasoline 49.5   37.5 39.5 38.7 42.8
Diesel Fuel Oil 50.5   61.2 59.8 60.9 57.2
Ethanol n.a.   1.3 0.7 0.4 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 68.9   69.9 69.9 70.0 69.9

Heavy Trucks
 
Heavy Truck Energy Use1 (PJ) 8.9   10.6 8.2 8.8 8.6

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 3,905   4,506 3,582 3,985 4,158
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 2.29   2.34 2.29 2.21 2.08
Heavy Truck GHG Emissions1 (Mt of CO2e) 0.6   0.8 0.6 0.6 0.6
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.3   71.5 71.5 71.5 71.5

Footnotes:

1) Heavy trucks consume only diesel fuel oil.