Alternative Fuels Data Center

The Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC) provides information, data, and tools to help fleets and other transportation decision makers find ways to reduce petroleum consumption through the use of alternative and renewable fuels, advanced vehicles, and other fuel-saving measures.

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September 16
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EERE
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INL Biomass R&D Resource Library

BFNUF works with universities and industry partners to maintain a library of herbaceous and woody biomass samples. All analyses performed on these samples, including moisture content, compositional analysis, ash content, or fuel characteristics, are included in an extensive web-accessible feedstock properties database.

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September 16
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U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Statistics Service, Agriculture Census

The Census of Agriculture, taken every five years, is a complete count of U.S. farms and ranches and the people who operate them. The Census looks at land use and ownership, operator characteristics, production practices, income and expenditures. For America’s farmers and ranchers, the Census of Agriculture is their voice, their future and their responsibility.

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September 16
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BioFuels Atlas

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) originally developed this application for biopower with funding from the Environmental Protection Agency's Blue Skyways Collaborative. The Department of Energy's Office of Biomass Program provided funding for biofuels functionality. More information on funding agencies is available: http://www.blueskyways.org and http://www.eere.energy.gov/biomass/.

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Estimating Bioenergy Feedstock Water Footprints Using a Database and System Dynamics Approach

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April 08
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U.S. Woody Crop Potential Yield Database

The database summarizes a very broad set of old and new standing biomass data from plantation-grown hardwoods and softwoods established under a wide range of conditions across the United States and Canada. The WCYP database, together with this document, is being published to disseminate information on what is available in the literature with respect to yield evaluations and to inform people that not all yield data in the open literature are suitable for evaluation of “potential” regional yields.

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April 04
Author: 
Lynn Wright
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US Woody Crop Yield Potential Database Documentation with Referenced Yield Summary Tables

A woody crop yield potential (WCYP) database was created containing yield results with as much associated information as was available concerning the sites, soils, and experimental treatments. The database summarizes a very broad set of old and new standing biomass data from plantation-grown hardwoods and softwoods established under a wide range of conditions across the United States and Canada.

Date Range: 
April 04
Author: 
Lynn Write
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Incorporating Bioenergy into Sustainable Landscape Designs Workshop

The Bioenergy Technologies Office hosted the workshop on Incorporating Bioenergy into Sustainable Landscape Design on March 4-6 in partnership with Oak Ridge and Argonne National Laboratories.

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March 04 - March 06
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Bioenergy Technologies Office
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Microalgae Water Use and Costs

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A key advantage of using microalgae for biofuel production is the ability of some algal strains to thrive in waters unsuitable for conventional crop irrigation such as saline groundwater or seawater. Nonetheless, the availability of sustainable water supplies will provide significant challenges for scale-up and development of algal biofuels. We conduct a partial techno-economic assessment based on the availability of freshwater, saline groundwater, and seawater for use in open pond algae cultivation systems.

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Contact Person: 
Andre Coleman
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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
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Loblolly Pine Range and Yield – A Review

The need to reduce the Nation’s dependence on foreign oil as a source of energy has been elevated in recent years as a national priority. To achieve this vision, efforts have focused on developing a broader portfolio of energy sources for domestic use. Renewable energy will play an important role in diversification, and considerable investment has been directed to advancing the commercial feasibility of these technologies.

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February 10
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