Biofuels for Transportation
|Technology action plan: Bioenergy - Report to the Major Economies Forum on Energy and Climate
Bioenergy includes any kind of chemical energy accumulated through photosynthetic processes in organic plant matter (i.e., biomass). Example sources of bioenergy include dedicated energy crops (short rotation wood, perennial grasses), agricultural and forestry products and ...
|Ethanol as a fuel for road transportation
The past few years have seen a veritable explosion in the advocacy and use of bioethanol as a fuel in the industrialized world. In a remarkable way this cause, as it has almost become, seems ...
|Will the ethanol mandate drive up the cost of transportation fuel?
The Energy Policy Research Foundation, Inc. (EPRINC) evaluates in this report the consequences to the U.S. transportation fuel sector of increasing the volume of ethanol in the U.S. gasoline pool above current volumes -- now ...
|Sugarcane ethanol - Contributions to climate change mitigation and the environment
The aim of this publication is to set the stage for the discussion about both challenges and concerns of sugarcane ethanol by providing the scientific context, the basic concepts and the approach for understanding the ...
|The Government response to the king review of low-carbon cars
The Eddington Study in 2006 showed the importance of mobility to business and the general public. Good transport systems are crucial to our economic prosperity and competitiveness, to our quality of life, and to the ...
|The State of Food and Agriculture 2008 - Biofuels: prospects, risks and opportunities
The State of Food and Agriculture 2008 explores the implications of the recent rapid growth in production of biofuels based on agricultural commodities. The boom in liquid biofuels has been largely driven by policies in ...
|Promotion and use of biofuels in the United Kingdom during 2007
This report addresses the UK's obligation to report to the European Commission by 1 July 2008 on the effectiveness of the UK Government’s support for biofuels during the calendar year 2007, as required by Article ...
|Gaps in the research of 2nd generation transportation biofuels
This publication is the final report of Task 41, Project 2.Liquid transportation fuels derived from biomass reduce the dependence on crude oil imports and therefore increase the stability of national fuel markets. Most bioenergy systems ...
|Biofuels for transportation: a climate perspective
As the United States seeks to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from motor vehicles and to lessen its dependence on imported oil, biofuels are gaining increasing attention as one possible solution. This paper offers an ...
|Annual Energy Outlook 2008 with projections to 2030
The Annual Energy Outlook 2008 (AEO2008), prepared by the Energy Information Administration (EIA), presents long-term projections of energy supply, demand, and prices through 2030. The projections are based on results from EIA’s National Energy Modeling ...