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Implications of alternative fuel use and regulations in the Mountain Plains region

Mark Lofgren

Implications of alternative fuel use and regulations in the Mountain Plains region

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Published by North Dakota State University, Mountain-Plains Consortium in Fargo, ND .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fuel switching -- West (U.S.),
  • Fuel switching -- Economic aspects -- West (U.S.),
  • Biomass energy -- West (U.S.),
  • Biomass energy -- Economic aspects -- West (U.S.),
  • Biomass energy -- North America -- Case studies,
  • Alcohol as fuel -- West (U.S.)

  • About the Edition

    The objective of this study is to provide an overview of alternative fuel use and potential in the Mountain Plains Region (MPR) as well as benefit/cost analysis of switching from traditional to alternative fuels (such as ethanol and biodiesel) for a specific university in the region. The study will analyze users that would be affected by alternative fuel policy mandates and also examine potential demand for such products. Included will be a comparison of existing alternative fuels and related effects on the transportation sectors, as well as an overview of associated mandates/incentives that have been implemented in other states.

    Edition Notes

    StatementMark Lofgren, Tamara VanWechel, Kimberly Vachal.
    GenreCase studies
    SeriesMPC report -- no. 08-203
    ContributionsVanWechel, Tamara., Vachal, Kimberly J., Mountain Plains Consortium., North Dakota State University.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHD9564 .L64 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination42 p. :
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23181990M
    LC Control Number2009366227

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