Science Inventory

Optimization Model for Reducing Emissions of Greenhouse Gases from Automobiles (OMEGA)

Citation:

Optimization Model for Reducing Emissions of Greenhouse Gases from Automobiles (OMEGA). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C.

Impact/Purpose:

To facilitate its analysis of the costs and benefits of the control of GHG emissions from cars and trucks.

Description:

The EPA Vehicle Greenhouse Gas (VGHG) model is used to apply various technologies to a defined set of vehicles in order to meet a specified GHG emission target, and to then calculate the costs and benefits of doing so.

Record Details:

Record Type: DOCUMENT (PUBLISHED REPORT/REPORT)
Product Published Date: 09/01/2009
Record Last Revised: 11/30/2010
OMB Category: Influential
Record ID: 215026