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A Presentation for the 2012 NGV Technology Forum La Jolla, California

Dr. Michael Gallagher October 17, 2012
NPC Request from Energy Secretary Chu
  • Examine opportunities to accelerate Future Transportation Fuels prospects through 2050 for auto, truck, air, rail, and waterborne transport
  • Address fuel demand, supply, infrastructure, and technology
  • Factors to consider include:

– Infrastructure

– Technological advances

– Energy efficiency

– Environmental, e.g., impact on carbon, land, and water

– Energy Security

– Economic competitiveness

  • Additional question: (Supplemental Letter April 30, 2010)

– What actions could industry and government take to stimulate the technological advances and market conditions needed to reduce life-cycle greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. transportation sector by 50 percent by 2050 relative to 2005 levels, while enhancing the nation’s energy security and economic prosperity?

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