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The Synthetic Fuels Corporation (SFC or Synfuels Corporation) was a .

The Synthetic Fuels Corporation (SFC or Synfuels Corporation) was a . government-funded corporation established in 1980 by the Energy Security Act (ESA) to create a financial bridge for the development and construction of commercial synthetic fuel manufacturing plants (such as coal gasification) that would produce alternatives to imported fossil fuels.

Synthetic fuels in the United States is an issue of rising importance due the crude oil prices, and geopolitical and economic considerations. Synthetic production of liquid fuels (. gasoline and oil substitutes) in the United States has a long history. In the 19th century, dozens facilities produced oil, gas, grease and paraffin from coal, but by 1873, cheap petroleum caused the last coal oil plant to close

synthetic fuels program-federal legislation to create a new domestic energy industry. Hodge J (2000) An overview of the role of producer services in the petrochemicals industry in South Africa: a case study of Sasol.

synthetic fuels program-federal legislation to create a new domestic energy industry. McGraw-Hill, New York, pp 17–21Google Scholar. Hertsgaard M (1983) Nuclear In. the men and money behind nuclear energy. Pantheon Books, New York, pp 11–13Google Scholar. Hilsenrath P (1991) The development of synthetic fuels in South Africa. Hoffert MI, et al. (2002) Advanced technology paths to global climate stability: energy for a greenhouse planet.

Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Alternative Fuels Data Center. EERE AFDC Laws & Incentives Federal. The information below includes a brief chronology and summaries of key federal legislation related to alternative fuels and vehicles, air quality, fuel efficiency, and other transportation topics. Chronology of Federal Legislation. Alternative fuel and fuel economy legislation dates back to the Clean Air Act of 1970, which created initiatives to reduce mobile sources of pollutants.

The Secretary of Energy must consult and coordinate with other Federal departments . This section creates a university nuclear leadership program to meet these workforce needs. The bill was introduced by Sens.

The Secretary of Energy must consult and coordinate with other Federal departments and agencies that could benefit from the program, including the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Homeland Security. At least one PPA has to be in place with a commercial nuclear reactor by the end of 2023. The maximum length of the PPA is extended from 10 to 40 years, and the PPAs can be scored annually.

The program will provide more money than was spent on the Marshall Plan . Even Federal officials concede, however, that the plan would take up to 15 months to implement and would require a huge, costly bureaucracy

The program will provide more money than was spent on the Marshall Plan, the space program and the interstate highway program combined. Even Federal officials concede, however, that the plan would take up to 15 months to implement and would require a huge, costly bureaucracy. It is more likely that some stiff, quickly imposed special tax on gasoline will be proposed.

This new energy legislation, the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 .

This new energy legislation, the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007, raised the fuel economy standards of America's cars, light trucks, and SUVs to a combined average of at least 35 miles per gallon by 2020-a 10 mpg increase over 2007 levels-and required standards to be met at maximum feasible levels through 2030

Synthetic fuels production could be an important part of a multifaceted approach to meeting the future energy . The Synthetic Fuels Corporation (SFC) was established under the Energy Security Act of 1980 to reduce . vulnerability to disruptions of crude oil imports

Synthetic fuels production could be an important part of a multifaceted approach to meeting the future energy needs of the . From: Alternative Energy Sources, 1981. vulnerability to disruptions of crude oil imports. The purpose of the SFC was accomplished by encouraging the private sector to build and operate synthetic fuel production facilities that used abundant domestic energy resources, specifically coal and oil shale.

Both program fuels required the addition of oxygen compounds to gasoline . policymakers looked to domestic alternative sources of energy, such as corn ethanol, to help increase the Nation’s energy supply and exert.

Both program fuels required the addition of oxygen compounds to gasoline, and blending ethanol became a popular method for gasoline producers to meet the new oxygen requirements mandated by the CAA (Unzelman). The energy title, Title IX, created a range of programs through 2007 to promote bioenergy and bioproduct production and consumption. policymakers looked to domestic alternative sources of energy, such as corn ethanol, to help increase the Nation’s energy supply and exert downward pressure on surging oil prices. While there was much debate over proposed legislation, Congress did not pass a comprehensive energy bill until 2005.

State and local programs-although significant in a number of cases-have been excluded from EIA’s reporting. Table 3 and Table 4 summarize the allocation of federal direct financial interventions in . energy markets by subsidy type. Several key findings stand out. As a result, this report does not encompass all subsidies that affect energy markets and should therefore be viewed in context and in conjunction with related information from other sources (see discussion of Other energy subsidy studies in the Analytic Approach section).