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									                                                             Carbon Intensity of Various Fuels in California LDVs
                                           120.00



                                           100.00    95.85             95.66
 Carbon Intensity (adjusted gCO2e/MJ)




                                            80.00
                                                                                     73.40
                                                                                                  67.70
                                                                                                                  61.83
                                            60.00


                                                                                                                                 41.37
                                            40.00



                                            20.00



                                             0.00
                                                     CaRFG       Corn Ethanol      Sugarcane      CNG        Hydrogen (NG) Electricity (CA)
www.afdc.energy.gov/afdc/data/
                                                                                    Ethanol



                                                             Carbon Intensity of Various Fuels in California HDVs
                                           100.00   94.71
                                                               92.37
                                            90.00
                                                                           83.25     82.16
                                            80.00                                              75.22      74.80
    Carbon Intensity (adjusted gCO2e/MJ)




                                            70.00

                                            60.00

                                            50.00                                                                    45.96
                                                                                                                                39.33
                                            40.00

                                            30.00

                                            20.00

                                            10.00
        0.00
                 ULSD        LNG     Biodiesel Renew.         CNG   Hydrogen Electricity   Renew.     Biodiesel
                                       (Soy) Diesel (Soy)             (NG)                  Diesel    (Grease)
                                                                                           (Tallow)
www.afdc.energy.gov/afdc/data/



Worksheet available at www.afdc.energy.gov/afdc/data/
See "Data" tab for supporting data, sources, and notes
These estimates take indirect land use effects into account
Last updated 3/28/11

Acronyms:
CA=California
CaRFG= California Reformulated Gasoline
CNG=Compressed Natural Gas
EER= Energy Economy Ratio
HDVs= Heavy-Duty Vehicles
LCFS= Low Carbon Fuel Standard
LDVs= Light-Duty Vehicles
LNG= Liquefied Natural Gas
MJ=Megajoule
NG=Natural Gas
ULSD= Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel
ifornia LDVs




                    21.40

                                       11.26



lectricity (CA) Ethanol (Forest     Landfill CNG
                    Waste)



ifornia HDVs




              15.84
                            13.50        12.51
Biodiesel Dairy CNG   Landfill
(Grease)               CNG
                             California LCFS Program Assessment of GHG Emissions from Light-Duty Vehicl
         Fuel             Direct Emissions (gCO2e/MJ) Indirect Land Use EER Adjustment*
CaRFG                                              95.9 included with direct            0
Corn Ethanol                                       65.7                  30             0
Sugarcane Ethanol                                  27.4                  46             0
CNG                                                67.7                   0             0
Hydrogen (NG)                                    142.2                    0        -80.37
Electricity (CA)                                 124.1                    0        -82.73
Ethanol (Forest Waste)                             21.4                   0             0
Landfill CNG                                       11.3                   0             0


                             California LCFS Program Assessment of GHG Emissions from Heavy-Duty Vehic
         Fuel             Direct Emissions (gCO2e/MJ) Indirect Land Use EER Adjustment*
ULSD                                               94.7                0                 0
LNG                                                83.1                0               9.2
Biodiesel (Soy)                                    21.3               62                 0
Renew. Diesel (Soy)                                20.2               62                 0
CNG                                                67.7                0              7.52
Hydrogen (NG)                                     142.2                0             -67.4
Electricity                                       124.1                0            -78.14
Renew. Diesel (Tallow)                             39.3                0              0.00
Biodiesel (Grease)                                 15.8                0              0.00
Dairy CNG                                          12.3                               1.25
Landfill CNG                                       11.3                0              1.25

Data Source:
Tables 5, 6, and 7 in California’s Low Carbon Fuel Standard Final Regulation Order, April 15, 2010
www.arb.ca.gov/regact/2009/lcfs09/lcfscombofinal.pdf
Notes:
*EER (energy economy ratio) accounts for the differing energy efficiency of powertrains that use various fuels. This
** Total Carbon Intensity is given in gCO2e/MJ, but it has been adjusted by the EER so can be considered a gCO2e/
Forest waste ethanol is cellulosic
Acronyms:
CA=California
CaRFG= California Reformulated Gasoline
CNG=Compressed Natural Gas
EER= Energy Economy Ratio
HDVs= Heavy-Duty Vehicles
LCFS= Low Carbon Fuel Standard
LDVs= Light-Duty Vehicles
LNG= Liquefied Natural Gas
MJ=Megajoule
NG=Natural Gas
ULSD= Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel
ns from Light-Duty Vehicles
            Total Carbon Intensity**       % Reduction
                               95.85                0.0%
                               95.66                0.2%
                               73.40              23.4%
                               67.70              29.4%
                               61.83              35.5%
                               41.37              56.8%
                               21.40              77.7%
                               11.26              88.3%


ns from Heavy-Duty Vehicles
            Total Carbon Intensity**       % Reduction
                               94.71                0.0%
                               92.37                2.5%
                               83.25              12.1%
                               82.16              13.3%
                               75.22              20.6%
                               74.80              21.0%
                               45.96              51.5%
                               39.33              58.5%
                               15.84              83.3%
                               13.50              85.7%
                               12.51              86.8%


l 15, 2010


hat use various fuels. This converts it into an emmissions
an be considered a gCO2e/distance when comparing

								
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