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Briefing Date:07/16/2008
Topic:Transitions to Alternative Transportation Technologies: A Focus on Hydrogen

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences
Board on Energy and Environmental Systems
Committee on Assessment of Resource Needs for Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Technologies

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Congressional Briefings
Wednesday, July 16, 2008
269 Russell Senate Office Bldg. – 9:15 a.m.
and
Thursday, July 17, 2008
1717 Longworth House Office Bldg. 1:30 p.m.

on

Transitions to Alternative Transportation Technologies:

A Focus on Hydrogen

by

Michael P. Ramage, Executive Vice President, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Co. (retired), Moorestown, N.J. and, Chair, Committee on Assessment of Resource Needs for Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Technologies, Board on Energy and Environmental Systems, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, National Research Council, The National Academies

This report, requested by Congress in P.L. 109-58 (The Energy Policy Act of 2005), explores fuel cell technologies and provides a roadmap for the transition from petroleum to hydrogen in a significant percentage of the new passenger and light-duty commercial vehicles sold in the United States by 2020.

These series of briefings were for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The report was publicly released on July 17, 2008 and can be found, in its entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press.

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