U.S. Virgin Islands Transportation Petroleum Reduction Plan

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This NREL technical report determines a way for USVI to meet its petroleum reduction goal in the transportation sector. It does so first by estimating current petroleum use and key statistics and characteristics of USVI transportation. It then breaks the goal down into subordinate goals and estimates the petroleum impacts of these goals with a wedge analysis. These goals focus on reducing vehicle miles, improving fuel economy, improving traffic flow, using electric vehicles, using biodiesel and renewable diesel, and using 10% ethanol in gasoline. The final section of the report suggests specific projects to achieve the goals, and ranks the ... continued below

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Johnson, C. September 1, 2011.

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This NREL technical report determines a way for USVI to meet its petroleum reduction goal in the transportation sector. It does so first by estimating current petroleum use and key statistics and characteristics of USVI transportation. It then breaks the goal down into subordinate goals and estimates the petroleum impacts of these goals with a wedge analysis. These goals focus on reducing vehicle miles, improving fuel economy, improving traffic flow, using electric vehicles, using biodiesel and renewable diesel, and using 10% ethanol in gasoline. The final section of the report suggests specific projects to achieve the goals, and ranks the projects according to cost, petroleum reduction, time frame, and popularity.

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  • Report No.: NREL/TP-7A40-52565
  • Grant Number: AC36-08GO28308
  • DOI: 10.2172/1024056 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1024056
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc845275

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Johnson, C. U.S. Virgin Islands Transportation Petroleum Reduction Plan, report, September 1, 2011; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc845275/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.