DOE Documents Alternative Fuel Success In Niche Markets

07/12/1999
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Transportation and Technologies sponsors many fleet studies to evaluate the performance of alternative-fuel vehicles (AFVs) in real-world applications.AFVs are now commercially viable in several niche applications.1 Four of these studies, conducted by DOE`s National Renewable Energy Laboratory and Argonne National Laboratory, are: Ethanol cars for state agencies in Ohio CNG cabs in Maryland Electric buses in Tennessee LPG trucks in Texas. In these controlled studies, the effectiveness of each alternative fuel is compared to that of conventional fuels. Addressed AFV issues include cost, efficiency, and performance.Generally, the alternative...
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