Virginia Clean Cities

The Virginia 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
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c/o James Madison University
1401 Technology Dr, MSC 4115
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
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Alleyn Harned

Alleyn Harned joined Virginia Clean Cities in 2009 and serves as Executive Director. Harned works from the Virginia Clean Cities partnership at James Madison University, in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Prior to Clean Cities, Harned served as Assistant Secretary of Commerce and Trade in Virginia working on energy and economic issues. Harned serves on the Transportation Energy Partners Board of Directors, the Virginia Energy Council, and the Virginia Air Pollution Advisory Board. Harned received his undergraduate degree in Geology from Ohio Wesleyan and his masters degree in public administration from James Madison University.

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Matthew Wade

Matthew Wade serves as Deputy Director of Virginia Clean Cities. He joined VCC in 2013 after six years in local government administration with the goal of comprehensively reducing petroleum use and decreasing harmful emissions in Virginia. As Deputy Director, he oversees the management of staff operations and VCC’s grant portfolio for alternate transportation fuels infrastructure, vehicle deployment, education, and outreach. As the senior VCC executive, Wade is responsible for managing the financial strategies of the Coalition. He earned a Masters of Public Administration from James Madison University in 2007 and is currently pursuing a Masters of Business Administration.

General Stats

  • Designated: October 04, 1996
  • Population: 6,254,508 (based on 2018 Census estimate)
  • Area: 39,076 sq. mi.
  • Boundary: Entire state of Virginia, except DC COG

Alternative Fueling Stations

Including public and private stations

Gas pump
  • Biodiesel (B20 and above): 7
  • Electric (charging outlets): 1,208
  • Ethanol (E85): 47
  • Hydrogen: 0
  • Natural Gas: 21
  • Propane: 81

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
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