U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Fuel Cell Technologies Office


Energy Department Study Examines Potential to Reduce Transportation Petroleum Use and Carbon Emissions

March 18, 2013

The U.S. Department of Energy, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and Argonne National Laboratory released a new study that finds the United States has the potential to reduce petroleum use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the transportation sector by more than 80% by 2050. The Transportation Energy Futures (TEF) study identifies possible paths to a low-carbon, low-petroleum future in the U.S. transportation sector.

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