Ocean State Clean Cities

The Ocean State 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

Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources
1 Capitol Hill, 4th Fl
Providence, RI 02908

Sara Canabarro

Sara Canabarro is the Coordinator of Ocean State Clean Cities Coalition. She joined the RI Office of Energy Resources in 2014 and became the Transportation lead in 2019. Canabarro earned an MBA in Business Administration from Johnson & Wales University.

General Stats

  • Designated: September 14, 1998
  • Population: 1,097,379 (based on 2020 Census estimate)
  • Area: 1,088 sq. mi.
  • Local/Regional Service Area: Entire state of Rhode Island

Alternative Fueling Stations

Including public and private stations

  • Biodiesel (B20 and above): 3
  • Electric (charging outlets): 629
  • Ethanol (E85): 0
  • Hydrogen: 0
  • Natural Gas: 1
  • Propane: 5

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

Learn about just some of the projects from Ocean State Clean Cities. Visit the Ocean State Clean Cities website for more projects and information.

Projects and Case Studies
Cooking Oil Powers Biodiesel Vehicles in Rhode Island
Rhode Island EV Initiative Adds Chargers Across the State