NOVA-NREL Optimal Vehicle Acquisition Analysis (Brochure)

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Federal fleet managers face unique challenges in accomplishing their mission - meeting agency transportation needs while complying with Federal goals and mandates. Included in these challenges are a variety of statutory requirements, executive orders, and internal goals and objectives that typically focus on petroleum consumption and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions, alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) acquisitions, and alternative fuel use increases. Given the large number of mandates affecting Federal fleets and the challenges faced by all fleet managers in executing day-to-day operations, a primary challenge for agencies and other organizations is ensuring that they are as efficient as possible in ... continued below

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Blakley, H. March 1, 2011.

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Federal fleet managers face unique challenges in accomplishing their mission - meeting agency transportation needs while complying with Federal goals and mandates. Included in these challenges are a variety of statutory requirements, executive orders, and internal goals and objectives that typically focus on petroleum consumption and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions, alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) acquisitions, and alternative fuel use increases. Given the large number of mandates affecting Federal fleets and the challenges faced by all fleet managers in executing day-to-day operations, a primary challenge for agencies and other organizations is ensuring that they are as efficient as possible in using constrained fleet budgets. An NREL Optimal Vehicle Acquisition (NOVA) analysis makes use of a mathematical model with a variety of fleet-related data to create an optimal vehicle acquisition strategy for a given goal, such as petroleum or GHG reduction. The analysis can helps fleets develop a vehicle acquisition strategy that maximizes petroleum and greenhouse gas reductions.

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  • Related Information: NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory)

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  • Report No.: NREL/BR-7A20-50064
  • Grant Number: AC36-08GO28308
  • DOI: 10.2172/1010458 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1010458
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc839496

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Blakley, H. NOVA-NREL Optimal Vehicle Acquisition Analysis (Brochure), report, March 1, 2011; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc839496/: accessed April 24, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.