An evaluation of the electric vehicle market from the consumer perspective, including total cost of ownership, recharging infrastructure requirements, anticipated consumer recharging behavior, and the relationship of EVs to competing technology in terms of consumer adoption.
Date: June 01, 2020
PDF: 5.32 MB
Biomass-Based Diesel: A Market and Performance Analysis is a comprehensive overview of the current U.S. biomass-based diesel (biodiesel and renewable diesel) market, including supply, elasticity of demand, distribution, blending patterns, performance & efficiency characteristics. The study also evaluates the effects economic incentives and regulatory mandates have on retailers’ decisions to sell or consumer decisions to buy biomass-based diesel and what conditions would have to exist for the market to thrive without those incentives and regulations.
Date: March 25, 2020
PDF: 3.5 MB
This report compiles all of the federal regulations and third party standards applicable to storing and selling biofuels, including those mandated by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Federal Trade Commission and Occupational Safety and Health Administration. The report will assist retailers and other interested stakeholders keep up with new liquid fuel offerings by serving as the single resource needed to navigate applicable federal regulations, liability concerns, penalties for non-compliance and compliance options.
Date: November 12, 2019
PDF: 202 KB
The electric vehicle (EV) has earned a reputation for being eco-friendly, but tailpipe emissions capture just a snapshot of their complete environmental impact. The Fuels Institute undertook a literature review to assess how the lifecycle of an EV impacts the environment as compared to that of the internaI combustion engine (ICE) vehicle.
Date: October 29, 2019
A comprehensive assessment, presented as individual case studies, of retailer experiences selling E15, including the decision process, requirements to sell E15, equipment configurations, marketing strategy and consumer response.
Date: February 01, 2018
PDF: 5 MB
Analysis of the E85 retail market over a 13-month period from 620 E85 retail locations.
Date: March 23, 2017
PDF: 11.5 MB
A new paper written by Carnegie Mellon University examines the environmental benefits of light-duty vehicles using natural gas as a transportation fuel.
Date: October 01, 2015
A new paper written by Carnegie Mellon University examines the environmental benefits of medium and heavy-duty vehicles using natural gas as a transportation fuel.
Date: August 01, 2015
E85 is subject to the fuel specification standard used by ASTM which applies to fuel blends that contain 51% - 83% ethanol. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) uses an average ethanol concentration of 74% for its evaluations.
Date: November 01, 2014
PDF: 3.04 MB