Centralina Clean Fuels Coalition

The Centralina Clean Fuels Coalition 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

Centralina Regional Council
10735 David Taylor Drive, Suite 250
Charlotte, NC 28262

General Stats

  • Designated: October 15, 2004
  • Population: 2,318,642 (based on 2022 Census estimate)
  • Area: 4,281 sq. mi.
  • Local/Regional Service Area: Counties: Anson, Cabarrus, Gaston, Iredell, Lincoln, Mecklenburg, Rowan, Stanly, Union; City of Charlotte

Alternative Fueling Stations

Including public and private stations

  • Biodiesel (B20 and above): 11
  • Electric (charging outlets): 1,146
  • Ethanol (E85): 6
  • Hydrogen: 0
  • Natural Gas: 10
  • Propane: 14

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

Megan Upchurch

Megan Upchurch is the director at Centralina Clean Fuels Coalition. She is a Regional Planner with Centralina Regional Council. She works with the Centralina Clean Fuels Coalition to reduce petroleum dependence, improve air quality, and expand alternative fuel use and technology within the greater Charlotte region. The majority of her work is through engagement with public and private fleets, local governments, elected officials, the private sector and the general public. She received her Master of Public Administration from the University of North Carolina Wilmington with a concentration in Environmental Policy and Management.

Jason Wager

Jason Wager has served as the Director of the Centralina Clean Fuels Coalition (CCFC) since 2000. Wager is a Principal Planner at the Centralina Council of Governments, serving the nine-county Greater Charlotte, North Carolina region, where he has worked since 1996.

Wager has a Master of Arts in Geography from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a concentration in urban and regional planning. He is an American Institute of Certified Planner, Certified Environmental Planner, and is a trained group facilitator. In 2018, Wager was inducted into the Clean Cities Hall of Fame.

Learn about just some of the projects from Centralina Clean Fuels Coalition. Visit the Centralina Clean Fuels Coalition website for more projects and information.

Projects and Case Studies