Opportunities for DOD Use of Alternative and Renewable Fuels: FY10 NDAA Section 334 Congressional Study
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE WASHINGTON DC
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Section 334 of the National Defense Authorization Act NDAA for Fiscal Year 2010 requires the Department of Defense DoD to provide an assessment of the use of renewable fuels in non-tactical and tactical aviation, maritime, and ground transportation fleets and asks whether establishing a DoD commodity class for renewable fuels distinct from petroleum-based products would be beneficial. The Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Operational Energy Plans and Programs and the Defense Logistics Agency, in conjunction with the military Services, prepared this report. This report was prepared in response to the Section 334 requirement and assesses renewable fuel supply anticipated feedstock availability, production capacity and production and demand projected fuel quantities based on the military Services requirements and plans through 2020. To do so, the report reviews statutory, regulatory, and other drivers relevant to DoD use of alternative and renewable fuels discusses relevant DoD and Service policies, programs, and goals projects the rapidly changing U.S. domestic renewable fuels market and examines the LPSOL cations for DoD renewable fuel use by 2020.
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