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2014 Integrated Energy Policy Policy Update [Transforming California's Transportation System to Meet Climate Goals]

California Energy Commission

[Green Car Congress] The California Energy Commission adopted its 2014 Integrated Energy Policy Report (IEPR) Update, which outlines, among many things, how the state is working to transform the transportation system to zero- and near-zero technologies and fuels to meet its climate and clean air goals. 152 more words

Energy And Climate

Exploring the Role of Natural Gas in U.S. Trucking

NextSTEPS (Sustainable Transportation Energy Pathways), Institute for Transportation Studies, UC Davis / by Amy Myers Jaffe, et al.

[Green Car Congress] Switching from diesel fuel to natural gas may hold advantages for the US heavy-duty trucking fleet, but more needs to be done to reach the full environmental benefits, … 120 more words

Transportation And Urban Land

Effects of Regional Temperature on Electric Vehicle Efficiency, Range, and Emissions in the United States

Environmental Science & Technology (Web publication date Feb. 11, 2015; DOI: 10.1021/es505621s) / by Tugce Yuksel and Jeremy J Michalek (Free download with registration)
http://pubs.acs.org/doi/pdf/10.1021/es505621s… 195 more words

Energy And Climate

Automakers embrace hydrogen movement, but infrastructure remains major hurdle to mass adoption

DETROIT – Honda Motor Co. has joined the growing ranks of automakers investing in hydrogen fuel cells despite the lack of fuelling infrastructure, promising Tuesday to begin selling its FCV concept car in the United States by 2016. 717 more words


Evaluating Electric Vehicle Charging Impacts and Customer Charging Behaviors - Experiences from Six SGIG Projects

US DOE, Office of Electricity Delivery & Energy Reliability

The electric power industry expects a 400% growth in annual sales of plug-in electric vehicles by 2023, which may substantially increase electricity usage and peak demand in high adoption areas. 114 more words

Energy And Climate

Life Cycle Air Quality Impacts of Conventional and Alternative Light-duty Transportation in the United States

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (Dec. 30, 2014, v111 n52 p18490-18495; doi: 10.1073/pnas.1406853111) / by Christopher W. Tessum, et al.

Our assessment of the life cycle air quality impacts on human health of 10 alternatives to conventional gasoline vehicles finds that electric vehicles (EVs) powered by electricity from natural gas or wind, water, or solar power are best for improving air quality, whereas vehicles powered by corn ethanol and EVs powered by coal are the worst. 58 more words

Energy And Climate

Taxpayers take Round Two!

The Louisiana Department of Revenue has lost round two in its fight against the refundable $3,000 income tax credit for the purchase of flex fuel vehicles (FFV).   67 more words

Louisiana Income Tax