Transportation Sector
Newfoundland and Labrador
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) 2.1   3.1 3.0 3.5 3.6

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Motor Gasoline 1.2   1.4 1.3 1.5 1.7
Diesel Fuel Oil 0.9   1.7 1.7 2.0 1.9
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 55.8   44.0 42.5 42.8 47.6
Diesel Fuel Oil 44.1   54.5 56.6 56.1 52.3
Ethanol n.a.   1.5 0.8 1.1 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 230   476 460 561 581
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 9.01   6.52 6.43 6.33 6.21
Medium Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 0.1   0.2 0.2 0.2 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   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
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 54.9   42.8 41.3 41.6 46.4
Diesel Fuel Oil 45.1   55.8 57.9 57.4 53.6
Ethanol n.a.   1.4 0.8 1.1 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 68.8   69.7 69.9 69.8 69.7

Heavy Trucks
 
Heavy Truck Energy Use1 (PJ) 5.2   6.5 6.4 7.5 7.2

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 2,237   3,203 3,292 4,076 4,214
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 2.34   2.01 1.94 1.84 1.71
Heavy Truck GHG Emissions1 (Mt of CO2e) 0.4   0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.3   71.5 71.5 71.5 71.5

Footnotes:

1) Heavy trucks consume only diesel fuel oil.