Energy and Greenhouse Gas Inventory

This document sets the baseline using current energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from the whole community of the City of St. John’s and the corporate operations of the City of St. John’s. The inventory reveals sources of emissions and tracks cost of energy used. It is an important first step that helps the City act to lower energy use, costs, and GHG emissions

Community Wide Emissions: In 2018, the Community of the City of St. John’s consumed approximately 14.4 million gigajoules (GJ) of energy, which emitted 667 thousand tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalents (tCO2e).


City Operations and Services: Corporately in 2018, the City of St. John’s operations and services consumed 365 thousand GJ of energy, which emitted 12,457 tCO2e (approximately 2% of the community inventory).