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Clean Cities Celebrates 30 Years of Acting Locally To Generate National Impact

Oct. 3, 2023

The U.S. Department of Energy established the Clean Cities Coalition Network in 1993 to boost the country's energy security, economic vitality, and quality of life by advancing affordable, efficient, and clean transportation fuels and technologies. Over the past 30 years, coalition activities have saved the equivalent of 13 billion gallons of gasoline and prevented more than 67 million tons of greenhouse gas emissions.

Clean Cities Directors Inducted into Hall of Fame for Leadership in Advancing Alternative Fuels and Technologies

Sept. 14, 2023

Three Clean Cities coalition directors were inducted into the Clean Cities Hall of Fame on September 8, following a Stakeholder Summit celebrating Clean Cities 30th Anniversary. Tony Bandiero of Eastern Pennsylvania Alliance for Clean Transportation, Jannet Malig of Long Beach Clean Cities, and Brian Trice of Columbia-Willamette Clean Cities were honored for their resolute commitment, leadership, and contributions to further alternative fuels and advanced vehicles in U.S. transportation.

Mobile Functionality Added to Alternative Fueling Station Locator to Increase User Engagement

June 7, 2023

The Alternative Fueling Station Locator now incorporates updates that improve its functionality for mobile users.

DOE Announces $87 Million to Increase Efficiency, Accessibility, and Cost-Effectiveness of Electric Vehicles

May 22, 2023

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on May 19 announced the selection of 45 projects totaling $87 million to advance production of next-generation electric vehicle (EV) technologies, train the future electrified transportation workforce, and ensure the equitable deployment of clean mobility options in disadvantaged communities.

DOE Announces $99.5 Million to Ensure Widespread and Accelerated Electrification of America’s Transportation Sector

May 22, 2023

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on May 19 announced $99.5 million in support of widespread and accelerated electrification of America's Transportation Sector.

New Information Session Series Explains Funding Opportunity Application Process

May 19, 2023

A new video series is now available to help potential applicants understand the U.S. Department of Energy’s Vehicle Technologies Office Funding Opportunity Announcement process and requirements.

Accelerate Electric Vehicle Project Success with Key Considerations from Past Projects

April 17, 2023

The Clean Cities Coalition Network developed publicly available project summaries that draw out key considerations and lessons learned from recent electric vehicle projects funded by the U.S. Department of Energy.