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Alternative and Advanced Fuels

There are more than a dozen alternative and advanced fuels in production or use today. Although government-regulated and voluntary private fleets are the primary users of these fuels, consumers are showing a growing interest in them. Use of these fuels is critical to reducing dependence on foreign oil and improving air quality.

This page serves as a table of contents for the Alternative and Advanced Fuels section. For more information, choose the links below.

Alternative Fuels

These fuels are defined as alternative fuels by the Energy Policy Act of 1992 and are currently, or have been, commercially available for vehicles.

Other Fuels

Several emerging fuels are currently under development. Many of these fuels are also considered alternative fuels and may have other benefits such as reduced emissions or increased energy security.

Fuel-Related Topics of Interest

For more information on alternative and advanced fuels, go to the following pages: