01 Aug '12, 4pm

Green Blog: A Glimpse of the Alternative Fuel Future

National Petroleum Council The red bars reflect 2010 consumption and the yellow bars the range of possible consumption in 2050. While a variety of new fuel technologies are advancing, policy makers can be assured that the internal combustion engine will remain dominant for decades, the National Petroleum Council told the Department of Energy on Wednesday in a report . The report from the council, an advisory agency, was drawn up in response to requests from the department for counsel on how to accelerate the adoption of new fuels and technologies, from compressed natural gas to fuel cells to biofuels, between now and 2050. One of the nation’s biggest energy problems is that nearly all of its ground transportation fuel is derived from oil. But looking ahead to 2050 poses challenges. Imagine making prognostications for 2012 in 1974; could we have foreseen the Prius or the Vo...

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A Glimpse of the Alternative Fuel Future

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