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Title: Development and use of the GREET model to estimate fuel-cycle energy use and emissions of various transportation technologies and fuels

Abstract

This report documents the development and use of the Greenhouse Gases, Regulated Emissions, and Energy Use in Transportation (GREET) model. The model, developed in a spreadsheet format, estimates the full fuel- cycle emissions and energy use associated with various transportation fuels for light-duty vehicles. The model calculates fuel-cycle emissions of five criteria pollutants (volatile organic compounds, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, sulfur oxides, and particulate matter measuring 10 microns or less) and three greenhouse gases (carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide). The model also calculates the total fuel-cycle energy consumption, fossil fuel consumption, and petroleum consumption using various transportation fuels. The GREET model includes 17 fuel cycles: petroleum to conventional gasoline, reformulated gasoline, clean diesel, liquefied petroleum gas, and electricity via residual oil; natural gas to compressed natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas, methanol, hydrogen, and electricity; coal to electricity; uranium to electricity; renewable energy (hydrogen, solar energy, and wind) to electricity; corn, woody biomass, and herbaceous biomass to ethanol; and landfill gases to methanol. This report presents fuel-cycle energy use and emissions for a 2000 model-year car powered by each of the fuels that are produced from the primary energy sources considered in the study.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab., IL (United States). Energy Systems Div.
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
230197
Report Number(s):
ANL/ESD-31
ON: DE96010578
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: Mar 1996
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 99 MATHEMATICS, COMPUTERS, INFORMATION SCIENCE, MANAGEMENT, LAW, MISCELLANEOUS; GREENHOUSE GASES; G CODES; VEHICLES; EMISSION; AUTOMOTIVE FUELS; TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS; ORGANIC COMPOUNDS; VOLATILE MATTER; CARBON MONOXIDE; NITROGEN OXIDES; SULFUR OXIDES; PARTICULATES; POLLUTANTS; GASOLINE; GREENHOUSE EFFECT; BIOMASS; SANITARY LANDFILLS; DIESEL FUELS; FUEL CONSUMPTION

Citation Formats

Wang, M Q. Development and use of the GREET model to estimate fuel-cycle energy use and emissions of various transportation technologies and fuels. United States: N. p., 1996. Web. doi:10.2172/230197.
Wang, M Q. Development and use of the GREET model to estimate fuel-cycle energy use and emissions of various transportation technologies and fuels. United States. doi:10.2172/230197.
Wang, M Q. Fri . "Development and use of the GREET model to estimate fuel-cycle energy use and emissions of various transportation technologies and fuels". United States. doi:10.2172/230197. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/230197.
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title = {Development and use of the GREET model to estimate fuel-cycle energy use and emissions of various transportation technologies and fuels},
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abstractNote = {This report documents the development and use of the Greenhouse Gases, Regulated Emissions, and Energy Use in Transportation (GREET) model. The model, developed in a spreadsheet format, estimates the full fuel- cycle emissions and energy use associated with various transportation fuels for light-duty vehicles. The model calculates fuel-cycle emissions of five criteria pollutants (volatile organic compounds, carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, sulfur oxides, and particulate matter measuring 10 microns or less) and three greenhouse gases (carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide). The model also calculates the total fuel-cycle energy consumption, fossil fuel consumption, and petroleum consumption using various transportation fuels. The GREET model includes 17 fuel cycles: petroleum to conventional gasoline, reformulated gasoline, clean diesel, liquefied petroleum gas, and electricity via residual oil; natural gas to compressed natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas, methanol, hydrogen, and electricity; coal to electricity; uranium to electricity; renewable energy (hydrogen, solar energy, and wind) to electricity; corn, woody biomass, and herbaceous biomass to ethanol; and landfill gases to methanol. This report presents fuel-cycle energy use and emissions for a 2000 model-year car powered by each of the fuels that are produced from the primary energy sources considered in the study.},
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