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TitleTransportation Energy Futures Series: Potential for Energy Efficiency Improvement Beyond the Light-Duty-Vehicle Sector
DescriptionConsiderable research has focused on energy efficiency and fuel substitution options for light-duty vehicles, while much less attention has been given to medium- and heavy-duty trucks, buses, aircraft, marine vessels, trains, pipeline, and off-road equipment. This report brings together the salient findings from an extensive review of literature on future energy efficiency options for these non-light-duty modes. Projected activity increases to 2050 are combined with forecasts of overall fuel efficiency improvement potential to estimate the future total petroleum and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions relative to current levels. This is one of a series of reports produced as a result of the Transportation Energy Futures (TEF) project, a Department of Energy-sponsored multi-agency project initiated to pinpoint underexplored strategies for abating GHGs and reducing petroleum dependence related to transportation.
File Name55637.pdf
Product TypeReport/Plans
URL http://www.nrel.gov/docs/fy13osti/55637.pdf
Num of Pages98
Document SizePDF 3.7 MB
First Received3/15/2013 3:29:09 PM
Program NameEnergy Analysis
KeywordsTransportation Energy Futures; transportation; energy; future; analysis; medium- duty; heavy-duty; non-light; truck; bus; aircraft; marine; vessel; train; rail; pipeline; off-road
Print Date3/15/2013 12:00:00 AM
Product ID6119
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