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Title: Technology for reduction of CO2 emissions from the transportation sector. Rept. for Mar 91-Jan 92

Abstract

The paper gives results of a preliminary assessment of the Hydrocarb Process which indicates that substantially more fuel energy can be produced--and at lower cost--than other current options for mitigating carbon dioxide (CO2) from mobile sources. The incremental cost of eliminating net CO2 emissions is estimated at $0.05 per gallon (3.78 liters) of gasoline displaced by methanol. About 80% reduction should be achievable at no incremental cost. It is concluded that, by sequestering by-product carbon and replacing petroleum fuels with biomass-derived methanol, the Hydrocarb process can nullify the net effect of CO2 emissions from motor vehicles.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC (United States). Air and Energy Engineering Research Lab.
OSTI Identifier:
5565199
Report Number(s):
PB-92-153733/XAB; EPA-600/A-92/047
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: See also PB90-225806, DE90010016, PB91-182675 and DE91011971. Presented at the International Conference on Carbon Dioxide Removal (1st), Amsterdam, The Netherlands, March 3-6, 1992
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; 33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS; 09 BIOMASS FUELS; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; CARBON DIOXIDE; AIR POLLUTION ABATEMENT; METHANOL FUELS; ENERGY SOURCE DEVELOPMENT; BIOMASS; COST; FUEL SUBSTITUTION; MOBILE POLLUTANT SOURCES; ALCOHOL FUELS; CARBON COMPOUNDS; CARBON OXIDES; CHALCOGENIDES; ENERGY SOURCES; FUELS; OXIDES; OXYGEN COMPOUNDS; POLLUTION ABATEMENT; POLLUTION SOURCES; RENEWABLE ENERGY SOURCES; SYNTHETIC FUELS; 540120* - Environment, Atmospheric- Chemicals Monitoring & Transport- (1990-); 330800 - Emission Control- Alternative Fuels; 092000 - Biomass Fuels- Combustion- (1990-); 290300 - Energy Planning & Policy- Environment, Health, & Safety

Citation Formats

Borgwardt, R H. Technology for reduction of CO2 emissions from the transportation sector. Rept. for Mar 91-Jan 92. United States: N. p., 1992. Web.
Borgwardt, R H. Technology for reduction of CO2 emissions from the transportation sector. Rept. for Mar 91-Jan 92. United States.
Borgwardt, R H. Wed . "Technology for reduction of CO2 emissions from the transportation sector. Rept. for Mar 91-Jan 92". United States.
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abstractNote = {The paper gives results of a preliminary assessment of the Hydrocarb Process which indicates that substantially more fuel energy can be produced--and at lower cost--than other current options for mitigating carbon dioxide (CO2) from mobile sources. The incremental cost of eliminating net CO2 emissions is estimated at $0.05 per gallon (3.78 liters) of gasoline displaced by methanol. About 80% reduction should be achievable at no incremental cost. It is concluded that, by sequestering by-product carbon and replacing petroleum fuels with biomass-derived methanol, the Hydrocarb process can nullify the net effect of CO2 emissions from motor vehicles.},
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place = {United States},
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