Compliance Methods for State and Alternative Fuel Provider Fleets
State and alternative fuel provider covered fleets may meet their Energy Policy Act (EPAct) requirements through one of two compliance methods: Standard Compliance or Alternative Compliance.
|Hybrid Electric Vehicles (or other energy-efficient conventional fuel technologies)||No credit||Petroleum reduction from hybrids or other fuel-efficient conventional vehicle technologies counts toward petroleum reduction in model year in which efficiencies occur|
|Light-Duty AFVs||1 credit per AFV||Credit for alternative fuel use on gasoline gallon equivalent (GGE) basis|
|Medium- and Heavy-Duty AFVs||Credit only after requirement is met with light-duty vehicle acquisitions||Credit for alternative fuel use on a GGE basis|
|Biodiesel Blends||1 credit for every 450 gallons of pure biodiesel (B100) in blends of B20 or higher used in medium- and heavy-duty on-road vehicles; capped at 50% of annual requirement; only to extent blend percentage exceeds the amount already prescribed by state or federal law||Credit for biodiesel used in vehicles in any blend percentage on a GGE basis; no cap on amount of biodiesel used to meet requirements|
|Vehicle Miles Traveled (VMT) Reduction||No credit||Credit for petroleum reduction in the model year VMTs are reduced|
|Idle Reduction||No credit||Credit toward petroleum reduction|
|Truck Stop Electrification||No credit||For covered fleet only; no credit for third-party use|
For more information, contact the Regulatory Information Line.