Clean Fuels Ohio
The Clean Fuels Ohio 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.
Sam Spofforth has served as Executive Director of Clean Fuels Ohio since the organization's founding in 2002. Under Spofforth's leadership, Clean Fuels Ohio has become one of the leading Clean Cities coalitions, making a major impact on advanced transportation deployment in Ohio. Spofforth was one of the original inductees to the Clean Cities Hall of Fame. In 2007, he was named the U.S. Department of Energy's national Clean Cities Coordinator of the Year. The DOE selected him as Midwest Clean Cities Coordinator of the Year in 2004. Spofforth serves as President of Transportation Energy Partners, a national non-profit organization that works to increase deployments of advanced transportation technologies and fuels by supporting Clean Cities coalitions and other positive transportation policies. Spofforth holds a bachelor's degree from Hiram College and a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Pennsylvania.
Megan Stein joined Clean Fuels Ohio in 2010 to administer the $11 million American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grant program. During her tenure, she has led the administration of more than $40 million in federal, state, and local grants. In her current role, she is responsible for oversight of administration and business operations. Prior to joining Clean Fuels Ohio, Stein worked at Friends of the Lower Olentangy Watershed (FLOW) and the Ohio Environmental Council (OEC) specializing in grant writing and grant administration. Stein holds a bachelor's degree in Sociology from Otterbein University.
Andrew Conley directs the Ohio Green Fleets program for Clean Fuels Ohio, working to help fleets reduce vehicle emissions and petroleum dependence, helping fleets secure project funding, and designating fleets who are leaders in deploying green technologies and practices. Since he joined the Clean Fuels Ohio staff in November 2008, he has worked to develop both the public policy and Ohio Green Fleets programs for the organization. Conley previously coordinated Corps Development for City Year Columbus, where he was charged with administering programs for AmeriCorps members. Andrew holds dual bachelor's degrees in History and Comparative Religious Studies from Wright State University.
- Designated: April 12, 2002
- Population: 11,658,609
- Area: 44,825 sq. mi.
- Boundary: Entire state of Ohio
Alternative Fueling Stations
Including public and private stations
- Biodiesel (B20 and above): 13
- Electric (charging outlets): 1271
- Ethanol (E85): 172
- Hydrogen: 1
- Natural Gas: 65
- Propane: 90
Energy Use Impact*Annual Energy Impact
Emissions Reduced*Annual Emissions Reduced
Learn about just some of the projects from Clean Fuels Ohio. Visit the Clean Fuels Ohio website for more projects and information.Projects and Case Studies
- The Ohio Advanced Transportation Partnership
- The Midwest DRIVES Initiative
- Drive Electric Ohio
- Fast Track to Ohio AFV Adoption
- Aggregated Alternative Technology Alliance
- Safety Training and Design, Permitting, and Operational Guidance for Garage Facilities Maintaining and Parking Natural Gas, Propane, and Hydrogen Vehicles
- Clean Cities Coalitions Enlighten Local Fleets on Landfill Gas as Fuel
- City of Cincinnati Turns Sustainable Fleet Plan into On-Road Reality
- Smith Dairy Deploys Natural Gas Vehicles and Fueling Infrastructure in the Midwest