Optimizing Federal Fleet Vehicle Acquisitions: An Eleven-Agency FY 2012 Analysis

Mark Singer, Ryan Daley

Research output: NRELTechnical Report


This report focuses on the National Renewable Energy Laboratory's (NREL) fiscal year (FY) 2012 effort that used the NREL Optimal Vehicle Acquisition (NOVA) analysis to identify optimal vehicle acquisition recommendations for eleven diverse federal agencies. Results of the study show that by following a vehicle acquisition plan that maximizes the reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions,significant progress is also made toward the mandated complementary goals of acquiring alternative fuel vehicles, petroleum use reduction, and alternative fuel use increase.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages40
StatePublished - 2015

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/TP-5400-62264


  • federal fleets
  • fleet vehicle acquisitions
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
  • nova
  • NREL
  • NREL
  • optimal vehicle acquisition analysis
  • petroleum reduction
  • vehicle acquisition plan


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