Renewable Motor Fuels

Considering the ever-rising costs of traditional fuel paired with the increasing scarcity of its resources, it’s easy to see why exploring renewable fuels has become an increasingly critical goal for engineers, researchers, and end-users alike. However, due to the great diversity of technologies, policies, and attitudes, it can be difficult to gain a good well-rounded understanding of these types of fuels. Renewable Motor Fuels: The Past, the Present and the Uncertain Future presents an opportunity to gain an insightful understanding of all the key aspects of alternative automotive fuels in one book. Author Arthur Brownstein describes various sources of renewable motor fuels (including ethanol, algae, isobutanol, natural gas, and battery power) and their production processes, specific properties, and economic advantages/disadvantages. This comprehensive coverage of such an important topic is crucial for anyone with an interest in renewable fuels, from researchers to engineers to end-users. Presents a clear overview on a variety of renewable motor fuel technologies, balancing history, technology, and policy Provides the status of current and developing renewable motor fuel technologies and their uses worldwide Discusses the competitive economics of renewable fuel processes and their respective market interactions

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  • Author : Arthur M. Brownstein
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Pages : 134 pages
  • ISBN : 0128010134
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Renewable Motor Fuels

Renewable Motor Fuels
  • Author : Arthur M. Brownstein
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release : 07 October 2014
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Considering the ever-rising costs of traditional fuel paired with the increasing scarcity of its resources, it’s easy to see why exploring renewable fuels has become an increasingly critical goal for engineers, researchers, and end-users alike. However, due to the great diversity of technologies, policies, and attitudes, it can be difficult to gain a good well-rounded understanding of these types of fuels. Renewable Motor Fuels: The Past, the Present and the Uncertain Future presents an opportunity to gain an insightful

Impacts on U.S. Energy Expenditures and Greenhouse-Gas Emissions of Increasing Renewable-Energy Use

Impacts on U.S. Energy Expenditures and Greenhouse-Gas Emissions of Increasing Renewable-Energy Use
  • Author : Michael Toman,James Griffin,Robert J. Lempert
  • Publisher : Rand Corporation
  • Release : 24 June 2008
GET THIS BOOKImpacts on U.S. Energy Expenditures and Greenhouse-Gas Emissions of Increasing Renewable-Energy Use

How could producing 25 percent of U.S. electricity and motor-vehicle transportation fuels from renewables by the year 2025 affect U.S. consumer energy expenditures and CO2 emissions? This report finds that reaching 25 percent renewables with limited impact on expenditures requires significant progress in renewable-energy technologies and biomass production. Without substantial innovation in these areas, expenditures could increase considerably.

Production of Gasoline and Diesel from Biomass Via Fast Pyrolysis, Hydrotreating and Hydrocracking

Production of Gasoline and Diesel from Biomass Via Fast Pyrolysis, Hydrotreating and Hydrocracking
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 04 July 2022
GET THIS BOOKProduction of Gasoline and Diesel from Biomass Via Fast Pyrolysis, Hydrotreating and Hydrocracking

The purpose of this study is to evaluate a processing pathway for converting biomass into infrastructure-compatible hydrocarbon biofuels. This design case investigates production of fast pyrolysis oil from biomass and the upgrading of that bio-oil as a means for generating infrastructure-ready renewable gasoline and diesel fuels. This study has been conducted using similar methodology and underlying basis assumptions as the previous design cases for ethanol. The overall concept and specific processing steps were selected because significant data on this approach

Biomass for Renewable Energy, Fuels, and Chemicals

Biomass for Renewable Energy, Fuels, and Chemicals
  • Author : Donald L. Klass
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 06 July 1998
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Biomass for Renewable Energy, Fuels, and Chemicals serves as a comprehensive introduction to the subject for the student and educator, and is useful for researchers who are interested in the technical details of biomass energy production. The coverage and discussion are multidisciplinary, reflecting the many scientific and engineering disciplines involved. The book will appeal to a broad range of energy professionals and specialists, farmers and foresters who are searching for methods of selecting, growing, and converting energy crops, entrepreneurs who

Motor Fuel Excise Taxes

Motor Fuel Excise Taxes
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 04 July 2022
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A new report from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) explores the role of alternative fuels and energy efficient vehicles in motor fuel taxes. Throughout the United States, it is common practice for federal, state, and local governments to tax motor fuels on a per gallon basis to fund construction and maintenance of our transportation infrastructure. In recent years, however, expenses have outpaced revenues creating substantial funding shortfalls that have required supplemental funding sources. While rising infrastructure costs and the

Gasoline, Diesel, and Ethanol Biofuels from Grasses and Plants

Gasoline, Diesel, and Ethanol Biofuels from Grasses and Plants
  • Author : Ram B. Gupta,Ayhan Demirbas
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 19 April 2010
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The world is currently faced with two significant problems: fossil fuel depletion and environmental degradation, which are continuously being exacerbated due to increasing global energy consumption. As a substitute for petroleum, renewable fuels have been receiving increasing attention due a variety of environmental, economic, and societal benefits. The first-generation biofuels - ethanol from sugar or corn and biodiesel from vegetable oils - are already on the market. The goal of thisbook is to introduce readers to second-generation biofuels obtained from

Renewable Fuel Standard

Renewable Fuel Standard
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Board on Energy and Environmental Systems,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources,Committee on Economic and Environmental Impacts of Increasing Biofuels Production
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 29 January 2012
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In the United States, we have come to depend on plentiful and inexpensive energy to support our economy and lifestyles. In recent years, many questions have been raised regarding the sustainability of our current pattern of high consumption of nonrenewable energy and its environmental consequences. Further, because the United States imports about 55 percent of the nation's consumption of crude oil, there are additional concerns about the security of supply. Hence, efforts are being made to find alternatives to our current

Motor Fuels

Motor Fuels
  • Author : DIANE Publishing Company
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Release : 01 October 1996
GET THIS BOOKMotor Fuels

Summarizes: results of fed. and other studies on the cost-effectiveness of using Reformulated Gasoline (RG) compared to other measures to control auto emissions and compares the price estimates used in the studies; results of studies estimating the potential for oxygenates to reduce the use of petroleum; ongoing fed. research into biofuels, including any past or projected cost-reduction goals and any increased demand estimates based on such research goals; results of studies that estimate the potential for RG to reduce greenhouse

Alcohol Fuel

Alcohol Fuel
  • Author : Richard Freudenberger
  • Publisher : New Society Publishers
  • Release : 01 October 2009
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The essential how-to book on making and using ethanol as an alternative renewable fuel.

Megatrends for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Megatrends for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
  • Author : Michael Frank Hordeski
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 17 December 2020
GET THIS BOOKMegatrends for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

The use of energy is being shaped by environmental issues including the fear of global warming. This has resulted in the development of renewable energy sources and more efficient building technology. Examining trends in energy efficiency, this book explores energy technologies and fuels, their prospects in a world with greenhouse gas restrictions. It looks at the technical and economic tradeoffs of traditional renewables such as wind and solar, as well as large scale PV and concentrated thermal power. It also

Fuels and Fuel-Additives

Fuels and Fuel-Additives
  • Author : S. P. Srivastava,Jenõ Hancsók
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 16 January 2014
GET THIS BOOKFuels and Fuel-Additives

Examines all stages of fuel production, from feedstocks tofinished products Exploring chemical structures and properties, this book shedsnew light on the current science and technology of producing energyefficient and environmentally friendly fuels. Moreover, it explainsthe role of fuel-additives in the production cycle. This expertlywritten and organized guide to fuels and fuel-additives alsopresents requirements, rules and regulations, including US and EUstandards governing automotive emissions, fuel quality andspecifications, alternate fuels, biofuels, antioxidants, depositcontrol detergents/dispersants, stabilizers, corrosion inhibitors,and polymeric fuel-additives. Fuels