Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition

The Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition works with vehicle fleets, fuel providers, community leaders, and other stakeholders to save energy and promote the use of domestic fuels and advanced vehicle technologies in transportation.

Contact Information
Alabama city
200 Century Park S, Ste 112
Birmingham, AL 35226
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Mark Bentley

Mark Bentley has been the executive director of the Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition (ACFC) since August 2006. ACFC is a nonprofit, membership-based, organization that participates in the U. S. Department of Energy's Clean Cities program, which promotes the use of alternative fuels and alternative fuel vehicles throughout the United States. Bentley actively strives to lead efforts to build an alternative fuel industry in Alabama and leverages public-private partnerships to accomplish this goal. Through the efforts of ACFC, ethanol, biodiesel, propane, electric transportation and natural gas infrastructure projects have been implemented in Alabama.

Prior to joining ACFC, Bentley was head of business development for a major engineering firm in Birmingham, Ala. He has more than 50 years of experience in all aspects of business management including marketing, sales, operations, consulting, and entrepreneurial initiatives with both domestic and international companies.

Bentley holds an accelerated bachelor's degree in economics from Babson College in Wellesley, Mass.

10 years

General Stats

  • Designated: October 20, 2009
  • Population: 4,887,871 (based on 2018 Census estimate)
  • Area: 51,657 sq. mi.
  • Boundary: Entire state of Alabama

Alternative Fueling Stations

Including public and private stations

Gas pump
  • Biodiesel (B20 and above): 10
  • Electric (charging outlets): 570
  • Ethanol (E85): 29
  • Hydrogen: 0
  • Natural Gas: 30
  • Propane: 70

Energy Use Impact*

Annual Energy Impact

Annual Energy Impact by Alternative Fuel Vehicle Project Type

Emissions Reduced*

Annual Emissions Reduced

Emissions Reduced by Alternative Fuel Vehicle Project Type
*2018 DOE-Verified Metrics
Tuscaloosa thumb Propane Powers School Buses in Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Virginia transportation thumb Virginia Transportation Corporation Runs Vehicle Haulers in Alabama on Natural Gas
Hoover thumb Alabama City Leads With Biodiesel and Ethanol