Transportation Sector
Nova Scotia
Table 24: Truck Secondary Energy Use and GHG Emissions by Energy Source
  1990   2012 2013 2014 2015
Truck Energy Use (PJ) 27.6   37.3 35.0 33.1 34.9
Passenger Truck Transportation 11.0   16.3 14.2 12.9 13.9
Freight Truck Transportation 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 15.9   22.3 19.9 18.4 19.6
Diesel Fuel Oil 11.6   14.1 14.9 14.7 15.3
Ethanol n.a.   0.8 0.2 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 57.7   59.8 56.8 55.5 56.1
Diesel Fuel Oil 42.0   37.9 42.5 44.3 43.8
Ethanol n.a.   2.2 0.6 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

Activity
Passenger-kilometres (millions) 3,885   7,199 6,362 5,835 6,352
Tonne-kilometres (millions) 5,075   6,509 6,834 6,950 7,616
Passenger Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Pkm) 2.82   2.26 2.24 2.22 2.18
Freight Truck Transportation Energy Intensity (MJ/Tkm) 3.27   3.23 3.05 2.91 2.77
Truck GHG Emissions (Mt of CO2e) 1.9   2.6 2.4 2.3 2.4
Passenger Truck Transportation 0.8   1.1 1.0 0.9 0.9
Freight Truck Transportation 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 1.1   1.5 1.3 1.2 1.3
Diesel Fuel Oil 0.8   1.0 1.1 1.0 1.1
Ethanol n.a.   0.1 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 57.7   58.7 55.5 54.0 54.7
Diesel Fuel Oil 42.1   39.2 43.9 45.8 45.3
Ethanol n.a.   2.0 0.6 0.1 n.a.
Biodiesel Fuel 0.0   n.a. n.a. n.a. n.a.
Propane 0.2   0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
Passenger Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 70.4   67.7 67.5 67.3 67.3
Freight Truck Transportation GHG Intensity (tonne/TJ) 69.9   70.2 70.3 70.4 70.3