Nearly all automobiles run on gasoline or diesel, which are made from oil.  Although renewable fuel content is now a standard Canadian requirement, Nova Scotia's total residential energy use included no ethanol in 2006.
 
On average in 2010, passenger vehicles
consumed 87.72 GJ and
emitted 6.86 GHG tonnes per household.
 
To learn how oil moves from the wellhead to your gas tank, click on the blue icons above….
The ShareReady program in Nova Scotia recently put 10 electric cars on the road in the Halifax region in order to help Nova Scotia Power determine the zero-emission vehicle’s potential impact on the electrical grid.
 
RESIDENTIAL

AUTOMOBILES

39.63%
consumption