Land of Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition (Western North Carolina)
The Land of Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition (Western North Carolina) 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.
Sara Nichols joined Land of Sky Regional Council in Summer 2018 as a regional planner on the Economic and Community Development team.
Nichols' work heavily involves the intersection of economic development and natural resources. Her work includes community issues with funding strategies, case studies, data analysis, and planning solutions. Her career in local government includes over ten years of conservation planning for water quality with the Soil and Water Conservation District, parks and recreation planning, infrastructure, and western North Carolina economic development issues.
Nichols holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from Mars Hill University.
- Designated: July 26, 2012
- Population: 499,572 (based on 2019 Census estimate)
- Area: 2,421 sq. mi.
- Local/Regional Service Area: A five-county region in western North Carolina including Buncombe, Henderson, Haywood, Transylvania and Madison counties.
Alternative Fueling Stations
Including public and private stations
- Biodiesel (B20 and above): 6
- Electric (charging outlets): 198
- Ethanol (E85): 0
- Hydrogen: 0
- Natural Gas: 5
- Propane: 9
Energy Use Impact*Annual Energy Impact
Emissions Reduced*Annual Emissions Reduced
Learn about just some of the projects from Land of Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition (Western North Carolina). Visit the Land of Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition (Western North Carolina) website for more projects and information.Projects and Case Studies