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 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 tool provides very detailed cost estimates for a variety of clean energy technologies in the United States. It covers generation, fuel, and vehicle technologies. Estimates presented include capital costs, feedstock costs, levelized cost of energy, and levelized cost of fuel.
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 examines cost reduction and technology improvement trends for a suite of renewable energy generation options, and it illuminates other factors that may influence their deployment through 2025.
The European Union’s 2030 climate and energy framework requires the transport, building and agriculture sectors to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 30 per cent below a 2005 baseline by 2030.
This paper synthesizes findings from technology mapping studies of the renewable energy supply, residential and commercial buildings and transport sectors. The objective of the mapping studies was to identify key climate-mitigation technologies and associated goods.
This report examines key financial, investment and technological trends related to clean energy in the world's leading economies, the Group of Twenty (G-20).
This brief describes cases in which U.S.