Tulsa Clean Cities

The Tulsa 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

Indian Nations Council of Governments
2 W 2nd St, Ste 800
Tulsa, OK 74103

Michelle Merchant

Michelle Merchant began working with Tulsa Clean Cities in late June 2021 after graduating cum laude from the University of Tulsa with a double-major in Environmental Policy and Economics, where she was selected as the 2021 Outstanding Senior in Environmental Policy. Michelle has also studied Sustainable Development at the School for Field Studies in Costa Rica, where she developed a special interest in Environmental and Energy Justice issues. Michelle has worked and volunteered with many Tulsa-area nonprofits; most notably, she has held an internship with the Oklahoma Sustainability Network as a grant writer and supported Operations and Development at the Oklahoma Policy Institute.

General Stats

  • Designated: September 22, 1997
  • Population: 971,404 (based on 2021 Census estimate)
  • Area: 5,163 sq. mi.
  • Local/Regional Service Area: Counties (including tribal lands): Creek, Osage, Rogers, Tulsa, Wagoner

Alternative Fueling Stations

Including public and private stations

  • Biodiesel (B20 and above): 6
  • Electric (charging outlets): 294
  • Ethanol (E85): 31
  • Hydrogen: 0
  • Natural Gas: 22
  • Propane: 17

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

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

Projects and Case Studies
Cherokee Nation EV Initiatives
Natural Gas Fuels School Buses and Refuse Trucks in Tulsa, Oklahoma