Transportation Sector
Nova Scotia
Table 20: Car Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Car Energy Use (PJ) 21.8   18.5 18.7 15.8 13.9 14.1

Energy Use by Energy Source (PJ)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.1 0.1
Motor Gasoline 21.6   17.5 17.8 15.2 13.4 13.6
Diesel Fuel Oil 0.2   0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4
Ethanol n.a.   0.6 0.6 0.2 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 (%)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.5
Motor Gasoline 99.0   94.6 94.8 96.6 96.7 96.7
Diesel Fuel Oil 0.8   1.8 1.6 2.2 2.5 2.7
Ethanol n.a.   3.4 3.4 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) 11,460   12,408 12,667 10,769 9,526 9,785
Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 1.91   1.49 1.48 1.46 1.46 1.44
Car GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 1.5   1.3 1.3 1.1 0.9 0.9

GHG Emissions by Energy Source (Mt of CO2e)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Motor Gasoline 1.5   1.2 1.2 1.0 0.9 0.9
Diesel Fuel Oil 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Ethanol n.a.   0.0 0.0 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 (%)
Natural Gas 0.0   0.0 0.0 0.0 0.4 0.3
Motor Gasoline 99.0   94.7 94.9 96.5 96.7 96.6
Diesel Fuel Oil 0.8   1.9 1.7 2.3 2.6 2.9
Ethanol n.a.   3.3 3.3 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) 70.1   67.9 67.7 67.6 67.3 67.3