Northern Colorado Clean Cities Coalition

The Northern Colorado 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

P.O. Box 977
Fort Collins, CO 80522

Diego Lopez

Diego Lopez joined Northern Colorado Clean Cities (NCCC) as a Co-Director in August 2018. Lopez now serves as the executive director for Northern Colorado Clean Cities. He is responsible for strategic planning, stakeholder services, education and outreach, public relations, and infrastructure development programs. Lopez has 7 years of experience in the energy and transportation industry and completed a bachelor's degree focused in environmental sciences and geography with a minor in physics from the University of Colorado Denver. With experience as an energy and transportation advisor with a demonstrated history of working with consumers, businesses, municipalities, utilities, and fleets, Lopez is available to assist coalition stakeholders with project development, technical workshops, locating funding opportunities, and supporting funding proposals.

Some of NCCC's major initiatives include:

  • ReCharge Colorado – This program from the Colorado Energy Office works to advance the adoption of electric vehicles and installation of charging infrastructure in Colorado.
  • Colorado Hydrogen Network – NCCC supports this project to promote the environmental and economic benefits of hydrogen and fuel cell technologies for transportation.
  • CORWest – NCCC partners with Utah Clean Cities on this project to support consumer education, stakeholder engagement, and rural infrastructure development of electric vehicle charging with the expansion of alternative fuel corridors.
  • Regional Electric Vehicle (REV) West Plan – NCCC works on this initiative as a project partner under Utah Clean Cities to help create an Intermountain West Electric Vehicle Corridor.

Jason Green

Jason Green joined Northern Colorado Clean Cities (NCCC) in 2022 after serving as an Energy Advisor and Operations Specialist for CLEAResult where he helped home owners and business save money on energy efficiency and net-zero solutions. He is currently providing project management for the Colorado Energy Office’s Recharge Colorado initiative and as a Co-Director will use his experience with rural and at risk non-profits to support the Clean Cities mission by developing coalition strategic planning, coordinating communications through outreach/education platforms and collaborating with existing and potential stakeholders on new projects.

General Stats

  • Designated: May 21, 1996
  • Population: 1,003,025 (based on 2021 Census estimate)
  • Area: 33,195 sq. mi.
  • Local/Regional Service Area: Counties: Garfield, Grand, Jackson, Larimer, Logan, Moffat, Morgan, Phillips, Rio Blanco, Routt, Sedgwick, Washington, Weld, Yuma; City of Boulder

Alternative Fueling Stations

Including public and private stations

  • Biodiesel (B20 and above): 3
  • Electric (charging outlets): 1,046
  • Ethanol (E85): 22
  • Hydrogen: 0
  • Natural Gas: 8
  • Propane: 8

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
*2021 DOE-Verified Metrics
Colorado Leads in Alternative Fuel Use and Public Transit Efficiency
Boulder Commits to Alternative Fuel Vehicles