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A Call to Action: Executive Summary by Herschel Specter President, RBR Consultants, Inc. mhspecter@verizon.net This report is a call to action, and it presents a multi-faceted national energy plan that would address the twin...
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Full Title: Alternative Fuel Vehicle & Fueling Infrastructure Deployment Barriers & the Potential Role of Private Sector Financial Solutions Author(s): Sarah Dougherty and Nick Nigro Publisher(s): National Association of State Energy Officials Publication Date: 12/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD...
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Full Title: Cheaper Fuels for the Light-Duty Fleet: Opportunities and Barriers Author(s): Arthur G. Fraas, Winston Harrington, Richard D. Morgenstern Publisher(s): Resources for the Future Publication Date: 9/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description (excerpt):  The shale gas revolution in...
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[Note: The statements below are intended solely to stimulate discussion among the Expert community, and do not represent the position of OurEnergyPolicy.org. Text in italics indicates clarification or expansion.] The shift...
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Pennsylvania’s Act 13 of 2012 created a three-year Natural Gas Energy Development Program that will allocate $20 million in grant funds to purchase or convert vehicles to natural gas.  The...
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Note: Synopsis based on Our Energy Policy Foundation staff review of Congressional committee and office summaries, third party analyses, and media summaries. Synopsis intended solely for purposes of generating discussion. Greenhouse...
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Full Title: Leveling the Playing Field for Natural Gas in Transportation Author(s): Christopher R. Knittel Publisher(s): The Hamilton Project Publication Date: 6/2012 Language: English Length: 28 pages, PDF Full Text: –>DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<– Description (excerpt): Technological advances in horizontal drilling deep underground have led to large-scale...
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Full Title: Natural Gas as a Transportation Fuel: Energy Market Wild Card Author(s): N/A Publisher(s): Morgan Stanley Publication Date: 4/2013 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Oil is still the dominant fuel for transportation, but natural gas is...
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Full Title: Natural Gas as a Transportation Fuel: Models for Developing Fueling Infrastructure Author(s): American Gas Foundation Publisher(s): American Gas Foundation Publication Date: 9/2012 Full Text: ->DOWNLOAD DOCUMENT<- Description: Throughout the nation, there is presently a surge in interest in the development of new natural gas markets as a result of recent large increases in the projected volume of economically viable domestic natural gas due to advances in shale gas extraction technologies.  While natural gas supplies nearly a quarter of the primary energy used to power our economy, less than one percent of transportation energy is supplied by natural gas. The mainstreaming of natural gas vehicles (NGVs) offers the potential to help diversify the primary energy used in our transportation sector and to provide attractive new markets for natural gas.  As such, many natural gas local distribution companies (LDCs) are currently assessing their approach to NGVs. In speaking with LDCs that are interested in NGVs but presently have minimal or no NGV programs, the authors observed many were uncertain where to focus their efforts. This report strives to assist the...
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Note: Synopses taken from Congressional Research Service summaries.  H.R. 1835 & S. 1408 H.R. 1835 S. 1408 Amends the Internal Revenue Code to: allow an excise tax credit through 2027 for alternative fuels...
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