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Evaluates the costs and benefits of using contracts for difference (CfDs) to support the production of bio-CNG from dairy farms in California.

This case study shows that the actual CO2 reductions of 18.6% achieved in the 2018 Camry exceed the 17.7% reductions predicted by EPA models. This confirms that the OMEGA and LPM models accurately predict both new technology benefits and synergies between technologies. It also suggests that other studies contradicting EPA model outcomes are inaccurate and underpredict future technology benefits.

Explores some of the compliance pathways available to heavy duty vehicle manufacturers. Specifically, this paper develops hypothetical technology packages for certain types of tractor trucks, vocational vehicles, and trailers using distinct technology strategies compares cost-effectiveness.


Prepared for the Ministry of Environmental Protection's Vehicle Emission Control Center and the Guangdong Environmental Protection Department, highlights the cost-effectiveness of China 5/V standards in Guangdong and the long-term need for China 6/VI standards.

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Este estudio muestra los resultados de un análisis costo-beneficio hasta el año 2037 de los cambios propuestos a la norma de emisiones de vehículos pesados, la NOM-044 de SEMARNAT.

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Results of a cost-benefit analysis of changes proposed for Mexico’s heavy-duty diesel vehicle emissions standard, NOM 044, through 2037.

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Survey of technical literature and industry reports to assess equipment costs, environmental side effects, urea and catalyst availability and disposal, and overall system costs of SCR in the marine sector.

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Impacts of Eastern EU labor rates on CO2 benefit and cost curves for EU light-duty vehicles in the 2020–2025 timeframe; fourth in a series.

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Overview of deployment schedule for OBD on HDVs for Europe and the U.S. and main technical features of these two advanced OBD programs.

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Este documento se aclaran las diferencias en el proceso de certificación europeo y estadounidense para vehículos medianos y pesados y se dan recomendaciones para que la NOM-044 sea compatible con ambos esquemas normativos.

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Published in the journal GCB Bioenergy, this paper examines widely cited studies estimating future bioenergy potential and finds that some assumptions for parameters including crop yields, land availability, and costs are inconsistent with the best available evidence.

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Published in Biomass and Bioenergy, this paper reviews the literature on yields of 5 major potential energy crops, concludes that the rate of yield increase is likely to be slower than historically has been achieved for cereals.

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Synopsis of results of studies commissioned by ICCT from Eastern Research Group and TÜV NORD Mobilität to identify logistical and technical issues involved in a major OBD-based study of fuel economy characteristics.

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