This report evaluates the economic and environmental consequences of increasing biofuels production as a result of the Renewable Fuels Standard, as amended by the Energy Information and Security Act (RFS2).
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The Annual Energy Outlook 2012 (AEO2012) reference case overview evaluates a wide range of trends and issues that could have major implications for U.S. energy markets. Projections in the AEO2012 reference case focus on the factors that shape U.S.
This website includes maps that summarize state activity across a range of clean energy policy areas. Each map provides further details about state activities in that policy area. The resource is part of the U.S.
This website provides access to a collection of webcasts and podcasts presented by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Local Climate and Energy Program.
This report addresses how the production and use of bioenergy products are likely to influence the future state of water resources and asserts that bioenergy development needs be carefully planned to avoid it adding to existing pressures.
This calculator translates carbon dioxide emissions quantities into easy to understand terms, such as the "equivalent of the carbon dioxide emissions of 183,000 cars annually." It is designed to facilitate communication of greenhouse gas reduction targets, strategies, and successes of various in
This paper provided a basis for discussion during a U.S. Department of Energy Clean Cities strategy workshop. It explores the current market status of ethanol (E85 - 85% ethanol, 15% gasoline) and flexible-fuel vehicles in the United States.
This report attempts to address the question, “Given near- and long-term needs for abundant, cleaner energy sources and decarbonization, how can more compelling business models be created so that these two domestic forms of energy work in greater concert?” The business models that capitalize on
This report examines the worldwide market for energy efficiency and provides energy efficiency market snapshots that review important drivers and developments in selected international energy agency (iea) countries.
This report highlights the many factors that have affected energy efficiency progress in 85 countries, representing more than 90% of global consumption.