Front Office & Analysis Support

Quick turn-around analysis; deck preparation; testimony fact checking.

Primary Contact:

Previous and Ongoing Analyses :

Quick-Turnaround Studies

  • Various passenger and freight traffic studies conducted in responses to requests from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (Shih-Miao Chin and Ho-Ling Hwang)
  • Quick-turn around reviews of external draft reports evaluating benefits of EERE R&D programs (Russell Lee)
  • Supported this activity for ITP for many years (Michaela Martin and M. Schweitzer, S.U. Nimbalkar, B. Tonn, M. Lapsa, A. Wolfe, L. Truett, R. Schmoyer, R. Goeltz)
  • Lee, R. et al., "Project Costs and Benefits," section 6 in Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, Smart Grid Investment Grant Program, Funding Opportunity Announcement DE-FOA-0000058, CFDA Number: 81.122, Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, June 25, 2009
  • Lee, R. et al., "DOE Estimation of Project Costs and Benefits," Appendix A in Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, Recovery Act - Smart Grid Demonstrations, Funding Opportunity Announcement DE-FOA-0000036, CFDA Number: 81.122, Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Electricity Delivery and Energy Reliability, June 27, 2009

Examples of Models to Support Quick-Turnaround Analysis

  • Dumas, A., D.L. Greene and A. Bourbeau. (2007). "North American Feebate Analysis Model," in Driving Climate Change, D. Sperling and J.S. Cannon, eds., Academic Press, San Francisco, CA. (David Greene)
  • Intermodal bottleneck evaluation tool (Shih-Miao Chin and Ho-Ling Hwang)
  • GeoFrieght system (Shih-Miao Chin and Ho-Ling Hwang)

Relevant Areas of Expertise and Capabilities:

Refer to Previous Sections for Relevant Areas of Expertise and Capabilities. For example:

  • Light-duty fleet modeling (David Greene, Zhenhong Lin)
  • Oil dependence cost estimation (David Greene, Zhenhong Lin)
  • Consumer choice modeling (David Greene, Zhenhong Lin)
  • Well-versed in design and use of ITP industrial databases, EIA-MECS, industrial customers; familiar with other EIA datasets (for fact-checking); considerable experience with industrial program activities in China and India. (Michaela Martin and M. Schweitzer, S.U. Nimbalkar, B. Tonn, M. Lapsa, A. Wolfe, L. Truett, R. Schmoyer, R. Goeltz)

Highlights

Edition 36 of the Transportation Energy Data Book Released
The Transportation Energy Data Book (TEDB) is a compendium of data on transportation with an emphasis on energy. Designed for use as a desktop reference, the TEDB was first published in 1976 and has continued to Edition 35. The TEDB is produced by Oak Ridge National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

2016 Vehicle Technologies Market Report
The 2016 Vehicle Technologies Market Report was released May 25, 2017 via the web. The report details the major trends in U.S. light-duty vehicle and medium/heavy truck markets. This report is produced by Oak Ridge National Laboratory for the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

Numerous CTA Staff gave presentations at the DOE Annual Merit Review Meeting, June 6-10, 2016.
The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE's) 2016 Annual Merit Review and Peer Evaluation Meetings for the Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Program and the Vehicle Technologies Program were held June 6-10, 2016. Numerous CTA Staff presented at this event.