Kansas City Regional Clean Cities

The Kansas City Regional 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

Metropolitan Energy Center
300 East 39th Street
Kansas City, MO 64111

Kelly Gilbert

Kelly Gilbert is Executive Director of Metropolitan Energy Center (MEC), which she joined in 2008 as coordinator of the Kansas City Regional Clean Cities Coalition. Under her leadership the coalition has become a regional hub for alternative fuel deployments in the states of Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska. MEC and its partners have managed many clean transportation projects and achieved a robust regional marketplace for alternative fuels and advanced technology vehicles, including supporting major AFV corridors. Gilbert sits on the Air Quality Forum for Mid-America Regional Council and was named to the 2017 Clean Cities Hall of Fame.

David Albrecht

David Albrecht is the Co-Coordinator of Kansas City Regional Clean Cities. He joined the Metropolitan Energy Center team in 2013, and has helped manage a range of programs in the years since, including the Mid-America Collaborative for Alternative Fuels Implementation, DERA and USDOE grants for vehicle replacement and alt-fuel deployments, AFV corridor designations and the National Parks Initiative.

General Stats

  • Designated: November 18, 1998
  • Population: 1,471,607 (based on 2018 Census estimate)
  • Area: 4,203 sq. mi.
  • Boundary: Missouri counties: Cass, Clay, Jackson, Johnson, Platte, Ray. Kansas counties: Leavenworth, Wyandotte; City of Kansas City

Alternative Fueling Stations

Including public and private stations

  • Biodiesel (B20 and above): 0
  • Electric (charging outlets): 1,456
  • Ethanol (E85): 10
  • Hydrogen: 0
  • Natural Gas: 17
  • Propane: 17

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
Renzenberger Inc Saves Money With Propane Vans
Happy Cab Fuels Taxi Fleet With CNG
Natural Gas School Buses Help Kansas City Save Money
Metropolitan Utilities District Fuels Vehicles With Natural Gas
Electric Trucks Deliver at Kansas City Schools
Kansas City Greens Its Fleet With Natural Gas and Biodiesel