Assessing the displacement goals in the Energy Policy Act

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This paper discusses studies required by sections 502 and 504 of the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (EPACT). The principal focus is the feasibility of achieving the percentage reduction in petroleum-based transportation fuels used by light-duty vehicles (10% in 2000, 30% in 2010) as required by section 502(b)(2). The percentage goals must be consistent with the general goals of section 502(a), which include reducing oil imports, reducing greenhouse gases, and improving the nation`s economy. This paper draws upon conditional projections of replacement-fuel use in two separate 1994 studies conducted by the U.S. Department of Energy`s Energy Information Administration and its ... continued below

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Santini, D.J.; Krinke, M.; Mintz, M. & Singh, M. February 1, 1995.

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This paper discusses studies required by sections 502 and 504 of the Energy Policy Act of 1992 (EPACT). The principal focus is the feasibility of achieving the percentage reduction in petroleum-based transportation fuels used by light-duty vehicles (10% in 2000, 30% in 2010) as required by section 502(b)(2). The percentage goals must be consistent with the general goals of section 502(a), which include reducing oil imports, reducing greenhouse gases, and improving the nation`s economy. This paper draws upon conditional projections of replacement-fuel use in two separate 1994 studies conducted by the U.S. Department of Energy`s Energy Information Administration and its Office of Transportation Technologies. By referring to these published results and their context, this paper identifies key issues that must be considered in an evaluation of various section 502 goals as required by section 504(a).

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  • Contractor`s coordination meeting, Dearborn, MI (United States), 24-27 Oct 1994

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  • Report No.: ANL/ES/CP--84105
  • Report No.: CONF-9410309--1
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 32548
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc682433

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Santini, D.J.; Krinke, M.; Mintz, M. & Singh, M. Assessing the displacement goals in the Energy Policy Act, article, February 1, 1995; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc682433/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.