California’s Draft 2014 Integrated Energy Policy Report examines …crude oil by rail

Repost from Sacramento Bee: Capitol Alert
[Editor: The California Energy Commission adopts an Integrated Energy Policy Report (IEPR) every two years and an update every other year.  Here is the full Draft 2014 Integrated Energy Report (238 pages, 5.7MB – includes Abstract, Contents, Executive Summary.  Here is Chapter 7, Changing Trends in California’s Sources of Crude Oil (27 pages, 1.8MB).  Fro more, see CEC website.  – RS].

California energy report examines plug-in vehicles, crude oil by rail

By Alexei Koseff, 11/23/2014

Draft 2014 IEPR Update

After months of workshops, the California Energy Commission has assembled its annual update of the Integrated Energy Policy Report, an assessment of the state’s energy and transportation sectors that provides an overview of major trends and issues, as well as policy recommendations.

The commission will be soliciting public comments on the draft report, which can be reviewed online, during a 10 a.m. meeting at its building on 9th Street.

Among the topics addressed in this year’s update are California’s alternative and renewable fuels program, a statewide plug-in electric vehicle infrastructure, and the increasing transportation of crude oil by rail.

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