Transportation Sector
Nova Scotia
Table 10: Passenger Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Passenger Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 34.4   36.2 36.5 31.6 28.4 29.6

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Electricity 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.2 0.2
Motor Gasoline 32.6   32.9 33.6 29.4 26.5 27.6
Diesel Fuel Oil 1.7   2.1 1.7 1.8 1.7 1.8
Ethanol n.a.   1.2 1.2 0.3 0.1 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.1   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Electricity 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.6 0.7
Motor Gasoline 94.8   90.9 92.1 93.1 93.1 93.2
Diesel Fuel Oil 5.0   5.7 4.5 5.7 6.0 6.1
Ethanol n.a.   3.3 3.3 1.1 0.2 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.2   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 16,537   21,428 21,564 18,822 16,938 17,775
Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.08   1.69 1.69 1.68 1.68 1.66
Passenger Road Transportation GHG Emissions Excluding Electricity (Mt of CO2e) 2.4   2.5 2.5 2.1 1.9 2.0

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 2.3   2.2 2.3 2.0 1.8 1.9
Diesel Fuel Oil 0.1   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Ethanol n.a.   0.1 0.1 0.0 0.0 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Electricity  
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.5
Motor Gasoline 94.9   90.8 92.0 92.9 92.9 93.0
Diesel Fuel Oil 5.0   6.0 4.8 6.1 6.4 6.5
Ethanol n.a.   3.1 3.2 1.0 0.2 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.2   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.2   68.1 67.8 67.7 67.5 67.4

Footnotes:

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