Houston-Galveston Clean Cities

The Houston-Galveston Clean Cities 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

3555 Timmons Ln, Ste 120
Houston, TX 77027

Andrew DeCandis

Andrew DeCandis, Senior Planner, is a Senior Air Quality Planner in the Air Quality program at the Houston-Galveston Area Council and Director of the Houston-Galveston Clean Cities coalition. He has worked in the environmental field for over a decade with significant experience in air quality and alternative fuel issues.

DeCandis has both a B.S. and M.S in Meteorology from Pennsylvania State University.

Ben Finley

Ben Finley is the Coalition Co-Director of Houston-Galveston Clean Cities.

General Stats

  • Designated: September 04, 1997
  • Population: 7,176,461 (based on 2021 Census estimate)
  • Area: 7,894 sq. mi.
  • Local/Regional Service Area: Counties: Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, Waller; Cities of Houston and Galveston

Alternative Fueling Stations

Including public and private stations

  • Biodiesel (B20 and above): 3
  • Electric (charging outlets): 2,023
  • Ethanol (E85): 97
  • Hydrogen: 0
  • Natural Gas: 24
  • Propane: 57

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
*2021 DOE-Verified Metrics

Learn about just some of the projects from Houston-Galveston Clean Cities. Visit the Houston-Galveston Clean Cities website for more projects and information.

Projects and Case Studies
Johnson Space Center Explores Alternative Fuel Vehicles
Freedom CNG Reduces Emissions with Natural Gas in Texas