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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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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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Bioenergy KDF Test Publication

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June 19
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Bioenergy KDF Test Publication

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June 16
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Bioenergy KDF Test Publication

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June 12
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Bioenergy KDF Test Publication

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June 10
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Scientific analysis is essential to assess biofuel policy effects: In response to the paper by Kim and Dale on “Indirect landuse change for biofuels: Testing predictions and improving analytical methodologies”

Land-use change (LUC) estimated by economic models has sparked intense international debate. Models estimate how much LUC might be induced under prescribed scenarios and rely on assumptions to generate LUC values. It is critical to test and validate underlying

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May 14
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Biofuels: Effects on Land and Fire

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May 14
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Keith Kline
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Environmental indicators for sustainable production of algal biofuels

For analyzing sustainability of algal biofuels, we identify 16 environmental indicators that fall into six categories: soil quality, water quality and quantity, air quality, greenhouse gas emissions, biodiversity, and productivity. Indicators are selected to be practical, widely applicable, predictable in response, anticipatory of future changes, independent of scale, and responsive to management.

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May 14
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R. A. Efroymson
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WATER (Water Analysis Tool for Energy Resources)

WATER Online assesses water resource use and water quality across the fuel production stages by quantifying water footprint of fuel through feedstock poduction to conversion process with spatial resolution. It is an interactive and visual tool that provides analysis on water demand and its impact on water availability at county, state, and regional scale. WATER adopts a water footprint methodology and contains extensive climate, land use, water resources, and process water data. 
URL: http://water.es.anl.gov

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May Wu
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