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Transportation energy use 1973-80 changes, trends, and causes

David Lloyd Greene

Transportation energy use 1973-80 changes, trends, and causes

by David Lloyd Greene

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Published by Oak Ridge National Laboratory .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementGreene, D. L.
ContributionsCulp, G.
The Physical Object
Pagination75p. $0.00 C.1.
Number of Pages75
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17587263M

TRB Special Report Policy Options for Reducing Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from U.S. Transportation examines the potential for policies to yield major changes in transportation energy use and emissions trends by policy measures targeting cars and light trucks, medium and heavy trucks, and commercial airliners. These three modes are by far the largest users of energy by U.S. The Energy Information Administration has released data showing that the transportation of people and goods accounts for about 25 percent of all energy consumption in the world and that passenger.

Critical review discussion: trends in on-road transportation, energy, and emissions Article in Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association () 68(10) August with Reads. Transportation energy use refers to the end use energy consumed by all components in the transportation sector - the production, operation, and decommissioning of all vehicles and infrastructure. This contributes to a sector's total final consumption, which is a measure of all the energy they are consuming.. Transportation can use energy in many different ways; most dominantly running cars .

The more efficient the vehicle, the more metres it covers with one joule (more efficiency), or the fewer joules it uses to travel over one metre (less consumption). The energy efficiency in transport largely varies by means of transport.   Six Transportation Trends That Will Change How We Move engines while producing maximum torque at any speed and capturing energy through regenerative braking. trends collide, transportation Author: Valley Voices.


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Transportation energy use 1973-80 changes, trends, and causes by David Lloyd Greene Download PDF EPUB FB2

Transportation, Energy Use and Environmental Impacts shows researchers, students and professionals the important connection between transportation planning, energy use and emissions.

The book examines the major transportation activities, components, systems and subsystems by mode. Office of Policy, Planning and Analysis, Trends in Energy Use and Conservation, U.S.

Department of Energy, Transportation Energy Use – Changes, Trends, and Causes, ORNL/ TM, Rose D.J. () Rational and Effective Energy Use. In: Learning about Energy. Modern Perspectives in Energy.

Springer, Boston, : David J. Rose. Different types of energy sources (or fuels) are used for transportation in the United States.

The major types of energy used for transportation in the United States are. Trends products—products made from crude oil and from natural gas processing, including gasoline, distillate fuels (mostly diesel fuel), jet fuel, residual fuel oil, and propane.

@article{osti_, title = {Trends in transportation energy use, An international perspective}, author = {Schipper, L and Steiner, R and Meyers, S}, abstractNote = {Personal mobility and timely movement of goods have become increasingly important around the world, and energy use for transportation has grown rapidly as a consequence.

U.S. gasoline consumption for transportation has increased even though overall fuel economy in cars and light trucks has improved. The national average fuel economy for light-duty vehicles, which include passenger cars, pickup trucks, vans, sport utility vehicles, and crossover vehicles, has improved over time mainly because of fuel economy standards the federal government established for.

Freight transportation accounts for 40 to 50% of energy consumption derived from transportation activities. Energy consumption is dominated by road transportation, which can account for 80% of domestic consumption. Rail and maritime shipping, the two most energy-efficient modes, have more marginal consumption levels.

Between andU.S. energy Transportation energy use 1973-80 changes grew at an average annual rate that was only one-tenth the pre-embargo rate. This dramatic change in energy growth was caused by a combination of rapidly rising fuel prices, slower economic growth, occasional shortages of fuels, and government and utility conservation by: 3.

1 Includes supplemental gaseous fuels. Transportation use of natural gas is consumed in the operation of pipelines, primarily in compressors, or consumed as vehicle fuel. 2 Includes ethanol blended into motor gasoline. 3 "Other" is the sum of aviation gasoline, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), and lubricants.

4 Ethanol blended into motor gasoline is included in motor gasoline, but is also. U.S. Energy Information Administration | Global Transportation Energy Consumption: Examination of Scenarios to using ITEDD 3 Preface The movement of people and products is an important factor in determining the potential growth inFile Size: KB.

@article{osti_, title = {Transportation Energy Futures Series: Effects of the Built Environment on Transportation: Energy Use, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, and Other Factors}, author = {Porter, Christopher D. and Brown, Austin and Dunphy, R. and Vimmerstedt, Laura}, abstractNote = {Planning initiatives in many regions and communities aim to reduce transportation energy use, decrease.

Energy-saving impacts of DOE's conservation and solar programs. (An ORNL/MITRE study performed in ). Volume 2: Historical trends, details of sectoral analysis, and appendixes.

TRENDS IN TRANSPORTATION ENERGY USE, AN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE* Lee Schipper, Ruth St:iner, and Stephen Meyers Energy and Environment Division Lawrenee Berkeley Laboratory University of California Berkeley, CA May * This work was supported by the Stockholm Environment Institute, the U.S.

Environmental Protection. for the bulk of the increase in total transportation energy consumption, as economic growth raises standards of living and, in turn, the demand for personal transportation.

Transportation sector energy consumption by fuel. Worldwide, petroleum and other liquid fuels. are the dominant source of transportation energy, although their share of. Energy use:Between andenergy use increased by about 25%. In the peak transportation year (), fuel use was 38% greater as compared to Energy intensity index:The energy intensity index declined by 22% between andwith the largest declines coming in the wake of the oil embargo.

Energy consumption in the United States is projected to increase in all of the end-use sectors, with the demand for transportation energy expected to increase the most [22]. Residential energy demand is expected to increase to quadrillion Btu in from levels of about quadrillion Btu (i.e., an increase of percent/year).

However, the sector’s dependence on petroleum decreased from a peak of percent of transportation energy use in to percent in This reduction is due in part to increases in domestically produced ethanol in gasoline and improved fuel economy.

The highway mode continues to dominate transportation energy use. Numerous transportation strategies are directed at reducing energy use and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by changing the behavior of individual drivers or travelers. These behavioral changes may have the effect of reducing travel, shifting travel to more efficient modes, or improving the efficiency of existing travel.

Since the s, federal, regional, state and municipal agencies have tried. The transport sector, particularly in developing countries, plays a critical role in global energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions reduction strategies – not only because transport sector emissions comprise nearly a quarter of global emissions today, but also because without pre-emptive action in developing countries, transport sector emissions may increase particularly rapidly.

Page 23 Transportation Energy Management. The transportation sector accounts for 28 percent of the fossil fuel and 63 percent of the petroleum consumed in the United States, resulting in the emission of a number of greenhouse gases, including 30 percent of U.S.

CO 2 emissions (International Energy Agency, ; European Economic Community, ; Lyman, ). @article{osti_, title = {Transportation Energy Futures Series.

Effects of the Built Environment on Transportation. Energy Use, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, and Other Factors}, author = {Porter, C. and Brown, A. and Dunphy, R. and Vimmerstedt, L.}, abstractNote = {Planning initiatives in many regions and communities aim to reduce transportation energy use, decrease emissions, and.

changes to the chapters or sections of the report. Users are able to quickly find the content needed when chapters do not vary greatly from one year to the next. However, when changes in the transportation sector warrant a new chapter or changes to the current chapters, the authors will make changes.4 Ethanol blended into motor gasoline is included in motor gasoline, but is also shown separately to display the use of renewable energy by the transportation sector.

It is counted only once in the total. 5 Incurred in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity plus plant use and unaccounted for electrical system energy losses.COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.