01 NCAC 41D .0102          DEFINITIONS

For the purposes of this Chapter, the following definitions apply:

(1)           "AFV" means the same as defined in 143-58.4.

(2)           "Alternative fuel" means the same as defined in 143-58.4.

(3)           "Biodiesel Fuel Use Credit" means an EPAct credit given by the U.S. DOE for each 450 gallons of pure biodiesel purchased for use in blends of 20% or higher. No credit is granted for the petroleum portion of biodiesel fuel blends.

(4)           "B20" means the same as defined in 143-58.4.

(5)           "Department" means the Department of Administration.

(6)           "Energy Policy Act" means the same as defined in 143-58.4. 

(7)           "EPAct credit" means the same as defined in 143-58.4.

(8)           "EPC" means the Energy Policy Council, created pursuant to G.S. Chapter 113B, Article 1.

(9)           "E85" means the same as defined in 143-58.4.

(10)         "FFV" means a flexible fuel vehicle that is capable of operating on both E85 and gasoline.

(11)         "Incremental fuel cost" means the same as defined in 143-58.4.

(12)         "Incremental vehicle cost" means the same as defined in 143-58.4.difference in cost between an AFV and conventional vehicle of the same make and model. For vehicles with no comparable conventional model, incremental vehicle cost means the generally accepted difference in cost between an AFV and a similar conventional model.

(13)         "LDV" means a light duty vehicle that has less than an 8,500 lb gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR).

(14)         "NC Alternative Fuel Consortium" means a voluntary group of state agencies, institutions and interested entities that meet at least quarterly and is hosted by the State Energy Office to coordinate alternative fuel and petroleum displacement activities in North Carolina.

(15)         "OEM" means original equipment manufacturer.

(16)         "SEO" means the State Energy Office.

(17)         "U.S. DOE" means the United States Department of Energy.

(18)         "U.S. EPA" means the United States Environmental Protection Agency.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 143-58.4; 143-58.5;

Eff. May 1, 2007.