ADOPT Publications

These publications provide examples of how the Automotive Deployment Options Projection Tool (ADOPT) can be used to estimate technology improvement impacts on sales, energy use, and emissions.

  1. Vehicle Technologies and Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Technologies Research and Development Programs Benefits Assessment Report for 2020
    Authors: Aaron Brooker, Alicia Birky, Evan Reznicek, Jeff Gonder, Chad Hunter, Jason Lustbader, Chen Zhang, Lauren Sittler, Arthur Yip, Fan Yang, and Dong-Yeon Lee
    Report: National Renewable Energy Laboratory (August 2021)

  2. Implications of Competitor Representation for Profit-Maximizing Design
    Authors: Arthur Yip, Jeremy Michalek, and Kate Whitefoot
    Journal: Journal of Mechanical Design (July 2021)

  3. Carbon‐Neutral Pathways for the United States
    Authors: James Williams, Ryan Jones, Ben Haley, Gabe Kwok, Jeremy Hargreaves, Jamil Farbes, and Margaret Torn
    Journal: AGU Advances (January 2021)

  1. Biofuels with Tailored Properties (A) for Hybrid and Plug-in Electric Vehicles (B)
    Authors: Doris Oke, Doug Longman, Emily Newes, Troy Hawkins, Jennifer Dunn, Hao Cai, Aaron Brooker, Scott Curran, Greg Zaimes, Lauren Sittler, and Ram Vijayagopal
    Conference: Applied Energy Symposium (August 2020)

  1. Scenario Evaluation and Regionalization Analysis (SERA) Model: Demand Side and Refueling Infrastructure Buildout
    Authors: Brian Bush, Matteo Muratori, Chad Hunter, Jarett Zuboy, and Marc Melaina
    Report: National Renewable Energy Laboratory (June 2019)

  2. Connected Autonomous Electric Vehicles as Enablers for Low-Carbon Future
    Authors: Binod Vaidya and Hussein Mouftah
    Book chapter: Energy Efficiency in Smart Grids (March 2019)

  1. The Demand-Side Grid (dsgrid) Model Documentation
    Authors: E. Hale, H. Horsey, B. Johnson, M. Muratori, E. Wilson, B. Borlaug, C. Christensen, A. Farthing, D. Hettinger, A. Parker, J. Robertson, M. Rossol, G. Stephen, E. Wood, and B. Vairamohane
    Report: National Renewable Energy Laboratory (August 2018)

  2. Light-Duty Vehicle Attribute Projections (Years 2015–2030)
    Authors: E. Kontou, M. Melaina, and A. Brooker
    Report: California Energy Commission (July 2018)

  3. Future Automotive Systems Technology Simulator (FASTSim) Validation Report
    Authors: J. Gonder, A. Brooker, E. Wood, and M. Moniot
    Report: National Renewable Energy Laboratory (July 2018)

  4. Electrification Futures Study: Scenarios of Electric Technology Adoption and Power Consumption for the United States
    Authors: T. Mai, P. Jadun, J. Logan, C. McMillan, M. Muratori, D. Steinberg, L. Vimmerstedt, R. Jones, B. Haley, and B. Nelson
    Report: National Renewable Energy Laboratory (June 2018)

  5. Assessing Energy Impacts of Connected and Automated Vehicles at the U.S. National Level—Preliminary Bounds and Proposed Methods
    Authors: T. Stephens, J. Auld, Y. Chen, J. Gonder, E. Kontou, Z. Lin, F. Xie, A. Mohammadian, R. Shabanpour, and D. Gohlke
    Book chapter: Road Vehicle Automation (June 2018)

  6. Biomass Market Dynamics Supporting the Large‐Scale Deployment of High‐Octane Fuel Production in the United States
    Authors: P. Lamers, R. Nguyen, D. Hartley, J. Hansen, and E. Searcy
    Journal: GCB Bioenergy (March 2018)

  7. Development of Fleet Energy Savings Evaluation Tools for SMART Mobility: Smart Vehicle Energy Technology (SVET) Model for Passenger Fleets and Freight Fleet Level Energy Estimation Tool (FFLEET) for Freight Fleets
    Authors: T. LaClair and A. Moore
    Report: Oak Ridge National Laboratory (February 2018)

  1. Electrification Futures Study: End-Use Electric Technology Cost and Performance Projections through 2050
    Authors: P. Jadun, C. McMillan, D. Steinberg, M. Muratori, L. Vimmerstedt, and T. Mai
    Report: National Renewable Energy Laboratory (December 2017)

  2. Comparison of Vehicle Choice Models
    Authors: T. Stephens, R. Levinson, A. Brooker, C. Liu, Z. Lin, A. Birky, and E. Kontou
    Report: Argonne National Laboratory (October 2017)

  3. Well-to-Wheels Greenhouse Gas Emission Analysis of High-Octane Fuels with Ethanol Blending: Phase II Analysis with Refinery Investment Options
    Authors: J. Han, M. Wang, A. Elgowainy, and V. DiVita
    Report: Argonne National Laboratory (August 2016)

  4. Summary of High-Octane Mid-Level Ethanol Blends Study
    Authors: T. Theiss, T. Alleman, A. Brooker, A. Elgowainy, G. Fioroni, J. Han, S. Huff, C. Johnson, M. Kass, P. Leiby, R. Martinez, R. McCormick, K. Moriarty, E. Newes, G. Oladosu, J. Szybist, J. Thomas, M. Wang, and B. West
    Report: Oak Ridge National Laboratory (July 2016)

  5. High-Octane Mid-Level Ethanol Blend Market Assessment
    Authors: C. Johnson, E. Newes, A. Brooker, R. McCormick, S. Peterson, P. Leiby, R. Martinez, G. Oladosu, and M. Brown
    Report: National Renewable Energy Laboratory (December 2015)

  6. SERA Scenarios of Early Market Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Introductions: Modeling Framework, Regional Markets, and Station Clustering
    Authors: B. Bush, M. Melaina, and M. Penev
    Report: National Renewable Energy Laboratory (September 2013)

For more information about ADOPT, refer to this technical paper: ADOPT: A Historically Validated Light-Duty Vehicle Consumer Choice Model.