Natural gas is the source of 0.56% of the energy consumed by individuals in Newfoundland and Labrador. Very few households use natural gas to heat their homes (1.65%) and water (0.02%).  However, some bus and rail companies have adopted natural gas for public transportation.
 
In 2010, the residential sector
consumed 255,884 GJ of natural gas and
emitted 15,610 GHG tonnes.
 
To learn how natural gas flows from the wellhead to your pilot light, click on the orange icons above....
 
The other 98.35% of home furnaces?  Electricity (47.35%), oil (32.19%) and wood (18.81%) are big favourites, but there are other choices too … geothermal and solar, for example
RESIDENTIAL

NATURAL GAS

0.56%
consumption