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

Barbara Cesaro

Barbara Cesaro is a Project Manager with the Rhode Island Office of Energy Resources and Coordinator of the Ocean State Clean Cities Coalition. She has worked in the environmental/energy fields for over 30 years. Cesaro has a BS in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Rhode Island.

Sara Canabarro

Sara Canabarro is the Co-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: 1,059,361 (based on 2019 Census estimate)
  • Area: 1,034 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): 554
  • Ethanol (E85): 0
  • Hydrogen: 0
  • Natural Gas: 3
  • 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
*2018 DOE-Verified Metrics

Learn about just some of the projects from Ocean State Clean Cities.

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