Twin Cities Clean Cities Coalition

The Twin Cities 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
Twin cities
490 Concordia Ave
St. Paul, MN 55103
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Lisa Thurstin

Lisa Thurstin has been the Twin Cities Clean Cities Coalition coordinator since 2007 and is also manager of the Clean Fuel and Vehicle Technologies program of the American Lung Association in Minnesota (ALAMN). Her duties include management of ALAMN's clean fuel activities through the Clean Air Choice consumer education program. She currently oversees the Minnesota Natural Gas Vehicle Coalition and actively participates in Drive Electric Minnesota. Her responsibilities include grant management, event coordination, designing educational and marketing pieces, and assisting management. In 2011, Thurstin was inducted into the U.S. Department of Energy's Clean Cities Hall of Fame.

General Stats

  • Designated: May 31, 2001
  • Population: 5,576,606
  • Area: 84,381 sq. mi.
  • Boundary: Entire state of Minnesota

Alternative Fueling Stations

Including public and private stations

Gas pump
  • Biodiesel (B20 and above): 19
  • Natural Gas: 25
  • Ethanol (E85): 400
  • Electric: 796
  • Propane: 48

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
*2016 DOE-Verified Metrics

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

Projects and Case Studies
1142 update thumb Electric Ice Resurfacers Improve Air Quality in Minnesota
1483 thumb Propane Buses Help Minnesota Schools Carve out Greener Future
1725 thumb Schwan's Home Service Delivers With Propane-Powered Trucks
Ge showcase 448x252 GE Showcases Innovation in Alternative Fuel Vehicles