Mode of Transport

Applies to: CR Transport

Description:

This indicator refers to the reduction of GHG emissions from crop residue transportation by favouring less fuel intensive modes of transport. The indicator considers the mode of transport and transportation distance.

Questions:

What is the transportation mode used for transporting crop residues?

What is farm-to-plant distance of crop residues (km)?

Rating:

Water

Rail

Heavy duty vehicles

Light duty vehicles

Tractors with transportation distance up to 15 km

Tractors with transportation distance longer than 15 km

Sources of information:

IPCC/WMO/UNEP. 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories, Vol.2 Energy, Chapter 3 Mobile combustion.

Freight Policy Transportation Institute. 2011. Biomass Inventory Technology and Economics Assessment, FPTI Research Report #4.