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EPACT initiatives for alternative fuel vehicles

EPACT initiatives for alternative fuel vehicles

an integrated approach for implementing the Energy Policy Act

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Energy, Office of Transportation Technologies, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Internal combustion engines, Spark ignition -- Alternate fuels -- Government policy -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDOE EPACT initiatives for alternative fuel vehicles.
    StatementU.S. Department of Energy.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy., United States. Dept. of Energy. Office of Transportation Technologies.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationiii, 25 p.
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15422943M

    EPAct 75 percent of light-duty vehicle acquisitions must be alternative fuel vehicles. Required Reporting In accordance with the Presidential Memorandum, Federal Fleet Performance, issued , and FMR Bulletin B, Federal agencies are required to post information on executive fleet vehicles larger than midsize sedan or non. (CAAA)5 and the Energy Policy Act of (EPACT)6. The alternative fuel provisions of these two laws are the prime movers pushing the states toward use of different and cleaner-burning fuels in motor vehicles. The intent of the CAAA is to reduce air pollution, while the purpose of.

    In Minnesota, ethanol is the primary alternative vehicle fuel for properly equipped cars and trucks. Admin currently provides state agencies with more than 1, flexible fuel vehicles that are capable of using E85, a blend of about 85 percent ethanol and 15 percent unleaded gasoline. EPAct and E.O. Requirements for Federal Alternative Fuel Vehicles. The following list shows metropolitan areas with populations of more than , in according to the Census Bureau. Populations are rounded to thousands.

      The Renewable Fuel Standard, the $7, tax credit for electric cars, the alternative fuel promotions of the Clean Cities program — these and decades of other programs go well beyond research and development by trying to push alternative fuels and vehicles into the marketplace. for manufacturing dedicated alternative and flexible fuel vehicles (provided by the Alternative Motor Fuels Act of , or AMFA). A comprehensive listing of measures including tax credits and state and local initiatives can be found in McNutt and Rodgers (). EPACT provides incentives to introduce alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) and required.


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EPACT initiatives for alternative fuel vehicles Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Energy Policy Act (EPAct) of (Public Law ) calls for the development of grant programs, demonstration and testing initiatives, and tax incentives that promote alternative fuels and advanced vehicles production and use.

EPAct also amends existing regulations, including fuel economy testing procedures and EPAct Get this from a library. EPACT initiatives for alternative fuel vehicles: an integrated approach for implementing the Energy Policy Act.

[United States. Department of Energy.; United States. Department of Energy. Office of Transportation Technologies.;]. EPACT INITIATIVES FOR ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLES, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Transportation Technologies, March ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLES FOR STATE GOVERNMENT & FUEL PROVIDER FLEETS, (A Guide to 10 CFR Part ), U.S.

Department of Energy, Office of Transportation Technologies. Sinceregulated fleets have helped build a core market for alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs).

In fiscal year (FY) alone, federal, state, and alternative fuel provider fleets used more than 50 million gasoline gallon equivalents of alternative fuel. Learn more about U.S. alternative fuel vehicle data. The Energy Policy Act of The nd Congress passed the Energy Policy Act of (EPActP.L.

Among other provisions, this law requires the purchase of alternative fuel vehicles by federal agencies, state governments, and alternative fuel providers. The Energy Policy Act of has been amended several times, allowing covered state government and alternative fuel provider fleets multiple means to comply with EPAct ’s alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) acquisition requirements.

Originally, under what is. The State and Alternative Fuel Provider Fleet Program requires covered fleets to acquire alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs) as a percentage of their annual light-duty vehicle acquisitions or to employ other petroleum-reduction methods in lieu of acquiring AFVs.

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) established these requirements through 10 CFR Partavailable from the U.S. Government. EPAct Section requires federal fleets to use alternative fuels in dual-fuel vehicles acquired under the EPAct programs unless the Secretary of Energy approves a waiver.

Criteria for a waiver include: alternative fuel is not reasonably available to the fleet or the cost of alternative fuel is unreasonably more expensive than.

Provides consumers with information on vehicle emissions, advanced technology vehicles, and alternative fuels – plus infographics, calculators, videos, and the ability to search for SmartWay certified cars and trucks. Fuel Cells and Vehicles Provides an overview of EPA's fuel cell initiatives and resources.

Reformulated Gasoline (RFG). The INTERFUEL Working Group helps federal fleets meet alternative fuel, efficient vehicle, and petroleum reduction goals.

Key Resources Guidance for Federal Agencies on EPAct Section Common usage: a fuel that can be used to reduce the amount of petroleum-derived fuels used in transportation.

Thus, alternative fuel in common usage means alternative transportation fuel (ATF). In the United States the Energy Policy Act of (EPAct) legally defined alternative fuels for.

EPAct/V2/E Tier 2 Gasoline Fuel Effects Study Overview. Understanding the effects of fuel property changes on vehicle emissions is important for assessing in-use emission inventories as well as future policy decisions.

This report describes program design and data collection in the EPAct/V2/E light duty gasoline vehicle fuel effects study. EPAct Alternative Fuel Vehicle (AFV) acquisitions 75 percent of the covered1 light-duty vehicles (LDV) acquired in FY must be AFVs.

Acquired covered AFVs, which equates to 84% performance. E.O. Alternative fuel use Increase the total fuel consumption that is non-petroleum-based by 10% annually. The Department’s. U.S. Department of the Treasury. Alternative Fuel Vehicle Program Report. Fiscal Year This report summarizes the Department of the Treasury Fiscal Year (FY) fleet performance in meeting the requirements of the Energy Policy Act (EPAct) of (Public Law ), section of the EPAct of (Public Law ) and compliance with Executive Order (E.O.)   The history of alternative fuels goes back to the very first days of the car industry.

Inmore than half the cars were running on ethanol, steam, and electricity.9 Many of Karl Benz's early diesel engines ran on peanut oil, a "biofuel."Henry Ford's first car ran on alcohol, and his wife, Clara, drove an electric vehicle.

Alternative fuel vehicle () – Under the DOE definition, per the Energy Policy Act of (EPAct), alternative fuel vehicles include any vehicle (dedicated or dual-fueled) that can operate on at least one alternative fuel as listed in the alternative fuel section that traditional hybrids are not considered alternative fuel vehicles because combustion engines recharge the batteries.

Attachment 1 Executive Order Federal Alternative Fueled Vehicle Leadership Decem By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the Energy Policy and Conservation Act, as amended (42 U.S.C.

et seq.), the Energy Policy Act of (Public Law ) ("the Act"'), and section of Title 3, United. Today, alternative fuel vehicles are ready, or fast becoming ready, to roll out en masse.

If fleet managers adopted a Green Fleet Initiative that put the purchase of hydrogen cars first, fully electric cars second and natural gas cars third, the race would be on among truck and heavy-vehicle manufacturers to be the first to fulfill those orders.

•Operations: 98% of fuel energy, primarily jet fuel, with initiatives guided by substitutability and feedstock diversification •Current programs include support for biofuel production facility construction and drop-in biofuel subsidies •Plus alternative fuel and vehicle initiatives at individual domestic installations.

fleets regulated under the Energy Policy Act of (EPAct) together with Clean Cities stakeholders and fuel providers to form and strengthen regional partnerships and initiate projects that will deploy more alternative fuel infrastructure. These efforts are helping fleets meet their alternative fuel vehicle (AFV)-acquisition requirements.

Using alternative fuels can have significant economic and environmental benefits for fleets and the driving public; it also can help reduce our nation's dependence on imported petroleum. As defined by the Energy Policy Act ofthe U.S.

Department of Energy currently recognizes the following as alternative fuels. Consistent with mission requirements, USDA agencies will also purchase or lease alternative fuel vehicles, including E flex-fuel vehicles, for placement in geographic areas that offer alternative fueling stations as part of overall compliance with alternative fuel acquisition requirements of EPAct.As stated and defined in “The Blue Book” (A Guide­ book to the U.S.

DOE’s Alternative Fuel Transportation Program for State and Alternative Fuel Provider Fleets), state government organizations and alternative fuel providers are covered by EPAct alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) requirements if: • The organization owns, operates, leases.