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Clean Cities has awarded nearly $400 million to fund hundreds of projects across the country that reduce petroleum use in transportation. These project awards contribute to Clean Cities' primary goal of reducing petroleum use in the U.S. by 2.5 billion gallons per year by 2020.

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Project Initiative/Award Awardee Status Date
REFUEL COLORADO, A Roadmap to Increase Alternative Fuel Use in Colorado Alternative Fuel Market Project Awards Colorado Energy Office Complete Jan 2013

States impacted:

  • Colorado

REFUEL COLORADO, A Roadmap to Increase Alternative Fuel Use in Colorado

The project REFUEL COLORADO, A Roadmap to Increase Alternative Fuel Use in Colorado worked to add alternative fuel vehicles to state purchasing agreements; trained and deployed energy coaches who will work directly with public and private fleets to assess and successfully implement opportunities for alternative fuel vehicle use; conducted an audit of the state fleet to identify options for alternative fuel vehicle use; and created a stakeholder-driven policy and regulatory roadmap for alternative fuels in Colorado.

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$500,000 Award

$107,129 Local matching funds

Partners

  • Denver Metro Clean Cities Coalition
  • Southern Colorado Clean Cities Coalition
  • Northern Colorado Clean Cities Coalition
California Fleets and Workplace Alternative Fuels Project Alternative Fuel Market Project Awards Bay Area Air Quality Management District Complete Jan 2013

States impacted:

  • California

California Fleets and Workplace Alternative Fuels Project

The California Fleets and Workplace Alternative Fuels Project is a statewide effort to develop templates and best practices for permitting AFV refueling infrastructure, collaborate with colleges on first responder training, promote workplace EV charging, and work with fleets to implement petroleum reduction strategies.

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$1,000,000 Award

$100,000 Local matching funds

Partners

  • Southern California Clean Cities Coalition
  • Los Angeles Clean Cities Coalition
  • Long Beach Clean Cities
  • San Francisco Clean Cities Coalition
  • Silicon Valley Clean Cities (San Jose)
  • East Bay Clean Cities Coalition (Oakland)
  • Central Coast Clean Cities
  • San Diego Regional Clean Cities Coalition
  • Clean Cities Coachella Valley Region
  • Western Riverside County Clean Cities Coalition
  • San Joaquin Valley Clean Cities
  • Sacramento Clean Cities Coalition
Michigan Fuel Forward Alternative Fuel Market Project Awards Clean Energy Coalition Complete Jan 2013

States impacted:

  • Michigan

Michigan Fuel Forward

The Michigan Fuel Forward project worked with a wide range of partners to convene an alternative fuel task force; included alternative fuels in regional and state transportation plans; recommended changes to codes, regulations, and permitting; develop alternative fuel signage; helped public and private fleets evaluate AFV options; and partnered with community colleges to train Michigan's first responders, mechanics, and electricians.

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$500,000 Award

Partners

  • Ann Arbor Clean Cities Coalition
  • Detroit Area Clean Cities
Pennsylvania Partnership for Promoting Natural Gas Vehicles Alternative Fuel Market Project Awards Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission In progress Jan 2013

States impacted:

  • Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Partnership for Promoting Natural Gas Vehicles

The Pennsylvania Partnership for Promoting Natural Gas Vehicles project provided education and outreach to municipal and school district decision makers to encourage the procurement and retrofitting of natural gas-fueled school buses and solid waste collection vehicles and developed a strategic plan for natural gas vehicle and infrastructure inspection training.

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$319,038 Award

Partners

  • Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities
  • Eastern Pennsylvania Alliance for Clean Transportation
Central Texas Fuel Independence Project Alternative Fuel Market Project Awards City of Austin, Austin Energy Complete Jan 2013

States impacted:

  • Texas

Central Texas Fuel Independence Project

The Central Texas Fuel Independence Project expanded an interagency agreement to include alternative fueling infrastructure procurement; delivered electricity and natural gas vehicle safety training; hosted electric vehicle and natural gas workshops to educate potential fleet users in the Austin and San Antonio region; and held training seminars regarding multifamily housing and workplace electric vehicle charging.

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$500,000 Award

$100,512 Local matching funds

Partners

  • Alamo Area Clean Cities (San Antonio)
Fast Track to Ohio AFV Adoption Alternative Fuel Market Project Awards Clean Fuels Ohio Complete Jan 2013

States impacted:

  • Ohio

Fast Track to Ohio AFV Adoption

The Fast Track to Ohio AFV Adoption project streamlined local and state processes for alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) procurement; incorporate AFVs into local Transportation Improvement Programs (TIPs); created a compressed natural gas (CNG) cylinder tracking system and Renewable Natural Gas Credit Purchase system; delivered technical and safety workshops on various fuels; and expanded the Ohio Green Fleets program and the Ohio Natural Gas Vehicle and Propane Partnerships.

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$499,918 Award

$109,000 Local matching funds

Partners

  • Clean Fuels Ohio
  • Northeast Ohio Clean Cities Coalition (Cleveland)
I-40 Collaboration of Clean Cities Alternative Fuel Market Project Awards Indian Nations Council of Governments In progress Jan 2013

States impacted:

  • Arkansas
  • Oklahoma

I-40 Collaboration of Clean Cities

The I-40 Collaboration of Clean Cities, a partnership across Arkansas and Oklahoma, recommended building codes to accommodate alternative fueling stations; created a guide for building compressed natural gas and propane alternative fueling infrastructure and electric vehicle charging installation; and developed and conducted training programs regarding alternative fuel vehicle conversions, equipment safety, and fueling infrastructure inspection.

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$750,000 Award

$15,980 Local matching funds

Partners

  • Arkansas Clean Cities
  • Central Oklahoma Clean Cities (Oklahoma City)
  • Tulsa Clean Cities
Accelerating Alternatives for Minnesota Drivers Alternative Fuel Market Project Awards American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest Complete Jan 2013

States impacted:

  • Minnesota

Accelerating Alternatives for Minnesota Drivers

The Accelerating Alternatives for Minnesota Drivers project provided safety and technical assistance and training related to plug-in vehicle (PEV) and natural gas fueling infrastructure; established the Minnesota Natural Gas Vehicle Workgroup and created a strategic plan for statewide natural gas vehicle implementation; establish a Minnesota green fleet recognition program; and created the DriveElectricMN.org website as an online resource for electric vehicle (EV) users (and potential EV users) in Minnesota.

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$248,788 Award

$26,658 Local matching funds

Moving North Texas Forward by Addressing Alternative Fuel Barriers Alternative Fuel Market Project Awards North Central Texas Council of Governments Complete Jan 2013

States impacted:

  • Texas

Moving North Texas Forward by Addressing Alternative Fuel Barriers

The Moving North Texas Forward by Addressing Alternative Fuel Barriers project focused on educating policy makers; updating the State Implementation Plan (SIP); creating an alternative fuel vehicle parking program; holding fuel-specific deployment workshops and first responder training; educating fleet managers, decision makers, businesses, and schools about alternative fuels and advanced technology vehicles; and developing a fleet recognition program.

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$500,000 Award

$49,300 Local matching funds

Partners

  • Dallas-Fort Worth Clean Cities
Recipe for Fueling Diversity in the Energy Capitol of the World Alternative Fuel Market Project Awards Houston-Galveston Area Council In progress Jan 2013

States impacted:

  • Texas

Recipe for Fueling Diversity in the Energy Capitol of the World

The Recipe for Fueling Diversity in the Energy Capitol of the World project worked to expand access to natural gas, propane, and biodiesel transportation fuels across the eight-county Houston-Galveston area. Key activities of the project included conducting an assessment of current alternative fueling infrastructure in the region and creating a plan for increasing the future infrastructure to meet demand; incorporating planning for alternative fuel vehicles into the Transportation Improvement Program and State Implementation Plan; and creating a program with the region's community colleges to train fleet managers and mechanics, first responders, and permitting and code officials.

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$500,000 Award

$61,000 Local matching funds

Partners

  • Houston-Galveston Clean Cities