Palmetto Clean Fuels Coalition
The Palmetto Clean Fuels 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.
Landon Masters is the Clean Transportation and Communications Specialist for the South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff - Energy Office. He joined The Energy Office in 2014 as an intern for the Clean Cities University Workforce Development Program, helping to develop marketing materials, increase stakeholder participation, and update the coalition website. In November 2015, he accepted his current position as Coordinator for the Palmetto Clean Fuels coalition representing the State’s efforts to administer the Department of Energy’s Clean Cities Program. In addition, he maintains agency websites, coordinates events, and develops outreach and programming materials. Masters has a B.A. in Mass Communications and Advertising from the University of South Carolina.
Ben Kessler joined the South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff – Energy Office in March 2019 as an Energy Specialist. Within this role, he is a Co-Coordinator of Palmetto Clean Fuels Coalition specializing in providing technical assistance to stakeholders about various alternative fuels for on- and off-road transportation; as well as coordinating events for outreach and education about alternative fuels. Additionally, within the Office, Kessler manages GIS systems, the Energy Efficient Manufactured Home Tax Credit, and lends a hand regarding energy policy.
Prior to Palmetto Clean Fuels, Kessler worked for the West Virginia Environmental Council and the Sierra Student Coalition. He graduated from West Virginia University in 2018 with a B.A.in Environmental Geoscience and a Minor in Political Science. He has put his skills to work in policy, advocacy, and outreach and is excited for the future of alternative and renewable fuels and energies.
- Designated: January 28, 2004
- Population: 5,024,369
- Area: 30,951 sq. mi.
- Boundary: Entire state of South Carolina
Alternative Fueling Stations
Including public and private stations
- Biodiesel (B20 and above): 36
- Electric (charging outlets): 606
- Ethanol (E85): 60
- Hydrogen: 1
- Natural Gas: 13
- Propane: 58
Energy Use Impact*Annual Energy Impact
Emissions Reduced*Annual Emissions Reduced
Learn about just some of the projects from Palmetto Clean Fuels Coalition. Visit the Palmetto Clean Fuels Coalition website for more projects and information.Projects and Case Studies