The need for integrated climate policy, energy policy, sustainability, and urban mobility solutions will accelerate in the next two decades as concerns regarding GHG emissions and petroleum resources continue to be environmental and economic priorities. To assist in informing the discussions on climate policy and low-carbon energy RaD, this research and its methods will provide stakeholders in government and industry with plug-in hybrid and energy policy choices based on life cycle assessment, engineering economics, and systems analysis.in hybrid vehicles Operating costs in this analysis consist of solely fuel and electricity purchases. ... To compare similar vehicles, we use light duty passenger sedans similar to a Toyota Prius and a Toyota Corolla. ... June of 2008 (16). ... Gasoline prices in Hawaii are generally also higher than US average prices, with the Hawaii and US average retail prices (excluding taxes) about $3.43 and $3.29 , anbsp;...
|Title||:||A Life-cycle Approach to Technology, Infrastructure, and Climate Policy Decision Making: Transitioning to Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles and Low-carbon Electricity|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|