Transport fuel


The category at /transport/byFuel includes data for the mobile burning of a variety of fuels taken from parts of several of the Greenhouse Gas Protocol worksheets. See below for details on subcategories with alternative fuel-based data and methodologies.

The primary category contains data on greenhouse gas emissions associated with numerous types of fuel when burned in the context of transportation. Alternative emissions factors are available for each fuel type, from sources including the IPCC, the UK government agency DEFRA, and the US Energy Information Administration. Users have the option of specifying fuel quantities in terms of energy, volume or mass.

Data for the mobile burning of fuels within this category is taken from parts of several of the Greenhouse Gas Protocol worksheets, including.

  • CO2 emissions from transport or mobile sources (v1.3)
  • Emissions from employee commuting (v2.0)
  • CO2 emissions from business travel (v2.0)
  • GHG emissions from pulp and paper mills (v1.3)
To use this category, use drill-downs to specify the fuel type burned and the version of the emission factor you wish to use. The GHG protocol provides alternative emission factors for several fuels based on a number of sources:

  • IPCC 06, CO2e, ibid, including nitrous oxide and methane emissions.
  • Country values for coal - UNEP Guidelines 2000
Once the fuel and version have been chosen, specify any one of the following profile values for your item:

  • NRG
  • Mass
  • Volume
(Do not use more than one of NRG, mass and volume)

Note that these figures are for technologies typically used for mobile combustion in transport. For stationary combustion of the same fuels, see Stationary_Combustion

PALYZQ8P43VW Anthracite, IPCC 99
SEKXIAG2QPZ0 Aviation gasoline, DEFRA
9DLV15H5CUEP Aviation gasoline, EIA
DXBOBLDMYAZM Aviation gasoline, IPCC 99
YYWG90TMSUQT Bituminous coal, EIA
WCX3EJXOGCQA Bituminous coal, IPCC 99
L5W6BFRNP1A0 Coal, Australia
0C8I557UWXVJ Coal, Belgium
8O7LDUPOCRNR Coal, Brazil
U6LQS1FRMUOI Coal, Canada
AXS2SGD1LBYL Coal, Denmark
6MA6EWV7S2LT Coal, France
55WOKD8M6DAW Coal, Germany
BVB54X1SEZJS Coal, Hungary
U89OV9Y7W8OX Coal, Israel
5S3OW8BSPU1Z Coal, Japan
V94OE3KAEGKH Coal, Mexico
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