Alternative Fuel and Advanced Technology Vehicles Pilot Program Emissions Benefit Tool

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This Excel-based tool calculates annual noxious gas and particulate matter emission credits (avoided emissions) from a fleet of alternative-fuel vehicles specified by the user.



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This tool is included in the Development Impacts Assessment (DIA) Toolkit from the LEDS Global Partnership.

Approach

The Emissions Benefit Tool is an Excel spreadsheet used to calculate avoided gas emissions from a fleet of vehicles.


When to Use This Tool

This tool is most useful for development impacts assessments focused on:

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Social

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Economic

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Environmental

Learn more about the topics for assessing the impacts of low-emission development strategies (LEDS).

Key Outputs

Carbon monoxide, volatile organic compounds (VOC), nitrogen oxide, PM2.5 and greenhouse gas emissions in pounds per year.



How to Use This Tool

Training Available
Introductory instructions and directions included.

Level of Expertise
Simple

Key Inputs

Number of vehicles planned (or existing), miles driven per day, days per week vehicle is driven