Louisiana Clean Fuels

The Louisiana Clean Fuels works with vehicle fleets, fuel providers, community leaders, and other stakeholders to identify community-driven choices that save energy and promote the use of alternative fuels and advanced vehicle technologies in transportation.

Contact Information

617 N Third St, LaSalle Bldg, 12th Fl
P.O. Box 1771 (70821)
Baton Rouge, LA 70802

General Stats

  • Designated: April 12, 2000
  • Population: 3,019,151 (based on 2022 Census estimate)
  • Area: 41,595 sq. mi.
  • Local/Regional Service Area: Parishes (counties including tribal lands): Acadia, Allen, Ascension, Assumption, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Bienville, Bossier, Caddo, Calcasieu, Caldwell, Cameron, Catahoula, Claiborne, Concordia, DeSoto, East Baton Rouge, East Carroll, East Feliciana, Evangeline, Franklin, Grant, Iberia, Iberville, Jackson, Jefferson Davis, Lafayette Consolidated Government, Lafourche, LaSalle, Lincoln, Livingston, Madison, Morehouse, Natchitoches, Ouachita, Pointe Coupee, Rapides, Red River, Richland, Sabine, St. Helena, St. James, St. Landry, St. Martin, St. Mary, Tensas, Terrebonne, Union, Vermilion, Vernon, Washington, Webster, West Baton Rouge, West Carroll, West Feliciana, Winn

Alternative Fueling Stations

Including public and private stations

  • Biodiesel (B20 and above): 1
  • Electric (charging outlets): 469
  • Ethanol (E85): 14
  • Hydrogen: 0
  • Natural Gas: 16
  • Propane: 37

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
*2022 DOE-Verified Metrics

Ann Vail

As Executive Director of Louisiana Clean Fuels (LCF), Ann Vail is responsible for strategic planning, stakeholder services, education and outreach, as well as infrastructure planning and development programs. In 2018, Vail was inducted into the Clean Cities Hall of Fame for her "exemplary dedication and leadership" and for "paving the way for a new transportation future." Then in 2020, her peers awarded her with the Benjamin Watson Leadership award.

In her time as director, Vail has guided Louisiana Clean Fuels' stakeholder base through dramatic growth and increased their alternative fuel use from mere thousands in 2012 to upwards of 9 million gallons per year.

Before joining LCF in 2012, Vail served as a marketing professional for over 10 years across a variety of industries including oil and gas exploration, health care software, and solar installation. She also brings many years of event planning, outreach, communications, and community organizing experience to LCF. Vail also serves on the Baton Rouge Clean Air Coalition and is Vice Chair of Keep Louisiana Beautiful.

Tyler Herrmann

Tyler Herrmann is the Co-Director for Louisiana Clean Fuels. He graduated from LSU in 2017 with a BS in Physics with a concentration in Astronomy. He started working for LCF in 2017 as the Project Assistant and was quickly promoted to Project Coordinator, then Co-Director. He is responsible for the Louisiana Clean Fuels Green Fleets Certification Program, emission reduction analysis, Landfill Gas to Compressed Natural Gas Curriculum development, and other various projects and programs.

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