Greater New Haven Clean Cities Coalition

The Greater New Haven Clean Cities Coalition 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

142 Nicoll St.
New Haven, CT 06511

Paul Wessel

Paul Wessel worked his way up from Clean Cities stakeholder to board member to Coordinator. Wessel is Director of Market Development at the U.S. Green Building Council, with a focus on sustainable transportation and land use.

Previously, Wessel led the Green Parking Council, a national 501(c)(3) organization fostering green parking practices through certification and credentialing programs, open-sourced standards, professional leadership, and educational development. Earlier he was Deputy Economic Development Administrator and Director of Traffic & Parking for the City of New Haven, CT and served on the boards of the New Haven Parking Authority, the Greater New Haven Transit District and Greater New Haven Clean Cities. Under his leadership, New Haven introduced electric vehicle shuttle buses, upgraded parking enforcement and meter technology and increased parking revenue dramatically.

He has experience in legislative and community advocacy, municipal economic development, engaging foundations and non-profits in community development and developing public-private partnerships.

25 years

General Stats

  • Designated: October 05, 1995
  • Population: 3,565,287 (based on 2019 Census estimate)
  • Area: 4,842 sq. mi.
  • Local/Regional Service Area: Counties: New Haven, Middlesex, New London
  • Extended Service Area: Statewide. Contact us to connect with the experts, resources, and information you need.

Alternative Fueling Stations

Including public and private stations

  • Biodiesel (B20 and above): 1
  • Electric (charging outlets): 1,390
  • Ethanol (E85): 3
  • Hydrogen: 1
  • Natural Gas: 17
  • Propane: 20

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
*2019 DOE-Verified Metrics

Learn about just some of the projects from Greater New Haven Clean Cities Coalition. Visit the Greater New Haven Clean Cities Coalition website for more projects and information.

Projects and Case Studies