Transportation Sector
Nova Scotia
Table 11: Freight Road Transportation Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Freight Road Transportation Energy Use (PJ) 16.6   21.0 20.8 20.2 21.1

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 5.2   6.7 5.9 5.6 5.8
Diesel Fuel Oil 11.3   14.1 14.8 14.6 15.2
Ethanol n.a.   0.2 0.1 0.0 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.1   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 31.4   31.7 28.4 27.5 27.8
Diesel Fuel Oil 68.3   67.1 71.2 72.3 72.1
Ethanol n.a.   1.1 0.3 0.1 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.4   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1

Activity
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 5,075   6,509 6,834 6,950 7,616
Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.27   3.23 3.05 2.91 2.77
Freight Road Transportation GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 1.2   1.5 1.5 1.4 1.5

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 0.4   0.5 0.4 0.4 0.4
Diesel Fuel Oil 0.8   1.0 1.1 1.0 1.1
Ethanol n.a.   0.0 0.0 0.0 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Shares (%)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 31.1   30.6 27.3 26.4 26.6
Diesel Fuel Oil 68.6   68.2 72.3 73.5 73.3
Ethanol n.a.   1.1 0.3 0.1 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.3   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.9   70.2 70.3 70.4 70.3