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.
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This report details the dangers of oil dependence, explains the benefits of electrification, describes the challenges facing electric cars—including battery technology and cost, infrastructure financing, regulatory requirements, electric power sector interface and consumer acceptance issues—and
This white paper covers all important aspects of methanol as a transportation fuel.
This database provides information on U.S. federal and state laws and incentives related to alternative fuels and vehicles, air quality, fuel efficiency and other transportation-related topics.
This United States Department of Energy webpage provides links to several National Renewable Energy Laboratory documents on codes and standards related to alternative fuel vehicles. Included within the resources are codes and standards relevant for dispensing, storage and infrastructure.
SmartGridCity is a technology pilot that explores smart-grid tools in a real-world setting.
This website provides data and trends related to alternative fuels and vehicles. Here, policymakers, entrepreneurs, fuel users and other parties can find information about vehicle and infrastructure deployment, fuel use, vehicle availability, and other data.
This resource was developed as a collaborative effort between the U.S. Federal Highway Administration and the U.S. Department of Energy. It displays public truck stop locations that have idle reduction facilities for heavy-duty trucks.
This report describes how the compressed natural gas (CNG) Vehicle and Infrastructure Cash-Flow Evaluation (VICE) model can be used to establish guidance for fleets making decisions about using CNG.
This report assesses the market conditions for fuel cell and hydrogen technology and analyses Connecticut’s hydrogen and fuel cell industry. The report also discusses challenges and proposed solutions for the deployment of hydrogen and fuel cell technology.