Maine Clean Communities
The Maine Clean Communities 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 Mills-Knapp is the Sustainability Program Manager at Greater Portland Council of Governments (GPCOG) and is working to position the organization as a regional and statewide leader in climate change mitigation, adaptation and resilience, while leading the statewide Maine Clean Communities Program, and supporting members with technical assistance on key sustainability issues.
Mills-Knapp has extensive experience providing technical, financial and organizational guidance on urban sustainability programs for cities around the globe through her work with The World Bank, U.S. Agency for International Development, and C40 Cities Network. She has partnered closely with cities to advance best practices in climate action planning, from data collection and analysis, to citizen engagement and governance. Mills-Knapp has a master’s degree in Sustainability Management from Columbia University in New York and a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from American University in Washington DC.
- Designated: September 04, 1997
- Population: 1,372,247 (based on 2021 Census estimate)
- Area: 32,477 sq. mi.
- Local/Regional Service Area: Entire state of Maine including tribal lands
Alternative Fueling Stations
Including public and private stations
- Biodiesel (B20 and above): 1
- Electric (charging outlets): 987
- Ethanol (E85): 1
- Hydrogen: 0
- Natural Gas: 2
- Propane: 9
Energy Use Impact*Annual Energy Impact
Emissions Reduced*Annual Emissions Reduced
Learn about just some of the projects from Maine Clean Communities. Visit the Maine Clean Communities website for more projects and information.Projects and Case Studies