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

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.

Brandt Hertenstein

Brandt Hertenstein is the new co-coordinator for the Kansas City Regional Clean Cities Coalition. He joined Metropolitan Energy Center in the fall of 2020 as a Program Coordinator. Prior to his position at MEC, he was a member of Bridging the Gap’s city-wide recycling team. He received his bachelor’s degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology with a minor in Chemistry from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, where he also went on to complete his Master’s in Bioenergy.

Hertenstein’s focus is in the transportation sector, specifically advocating for electrification of vehicles and infrastructure development in the Midwest region. He is lead for the Electrify Kansas initiative under the DRIVE for EVs project.

General Stats

  • Designated: November 18, 1998
  • Population: 1,513,378 (based on 2020 Census estimate)
  • Area: 4,186 sq. mi.
  • Local/Regional Service Area: 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): 9
  • Electric (charging outlets): 1,289
  • Ethanol (E85): 17
  • Hydrogen: 0
  • Natural Gas: 15
  • Propane: 12

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
*2020 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