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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
Unlocking Private Sector Financing for Alternative Fuel Vehicles and Fueling Infrastructure Alternative Fuel Market Project Awards National Association of State Energy Officials Complete Jan 2013

States impacted:

  • Virginia

Unlocking Private Sector Financing for Alternative Fuel Vehicles and Fueling Infrastructure

The Unlocking Private Sector Financing for Alternative Fuel Vehicles and Fueling Infrastructure project produced comprehensive state energy planning guidelines to support alternative fuel vehicle and infrastructure use; produced a technical reference manual for utilities and policy makers to evaluate electric vehicle charging; and provided outreach to state energy officials regarding the benefits of alternative fuel use.

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$536,000 Award

Lake Michigan Corridor Alternative Fuel Implementation Initiative Alternative Fuel Market Project Awards Institute of Gas Technology Inc. (IGT) Complete Jan 2013

States impacted:

  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Wisconsin

Lake Michigan Corridor Alternative Fuel Implementation Initiative

The Lake Michigan Corridor Alternative Fuel Implementation Initiative, which includes southeastern Wisconsin, greater Chicago, and Northern Indiana, will work to make existing municipal fueling stations available to other fleets; create vehicle conversion inspection criteria; and train and educate fuel retailers, first responders, vehicle mechanics, code officials, measurement agencies, and fleet operators.

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$764,266 Award

$55,783 Local matching funds

Partners

  • Chicago Area Clean Cities
  • South Shore Clean Cities
  • Wisconsin Clean Cities
Advancing New Mexico's Alternative Fuels Alternative Fuel Market Project Awards New Mexico Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department, Energy Conservation and Management Division Complete Jan 2013

States impacted:

  • New Mexico

Advancing New Mexico's Alternative Fuels

The Advancing New Mexico's Alternative Fuels project will work with the Governor's office and other appropriate entities to address alternative fuel vehicle road signage issues; provide recommendations to streamline alternative fuel infrastructure construction regulations, including zoning, codes, and permitting restrictions; help fleets across the state develop petroleum reduction plans; and expand compressed natural gas and propane vehicle safety and training initiatives.

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$500,000 Award

$363,070 Local matching funds

Partners

  • Land of Enchantment Clean Cities (New Mexico)
Advancing Alternative Fuel Markets in Florida Alternative Fuel Market Project Awards University of Central Florida Complete Jan 2013

States impacted:

  • Florida

Advancing Alternative Fuel Markets in Florida

The Advancing Alternative Fuel Markets in Florida project developed model codes, ordinances, purchasing guidelines, and incentives; conduct safety and training programs for first responders, service technicians, mechanics, code officials, fleet managers, and key decision makers; and develop a strategic plan for the coordinated deployment of alternative fueling infrastructure across Florida.

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$500,000 Award

Partners

  • Southeast Florida Clean Cities Coalition
  • Central Florida Clean Cities Coalition
  • Tampa Bay Clean Cities Coalition
Alternative Fuel Implementation Team (AFIT) for North Carolina Alternative Fuel Market Project Awards North Carolina State University, North Carolina Solar Center Complete Jan 2013

States impacted:

  • North Carolina

Alternative Fuel Implementation Team (AFIT) for North Carolina

The Alternative Fuel Implementation Team (AFIT) for North Carolina project will develop petroleum reduction toolkits for fleets; collaborate with neighboring states on uniform road signage to indicate alternative fuel availability; and disseminate best practices among potential fleets and alternative fuel vehicle users by hosting a southeastern alternative fuels symposium.

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$500,000 Award

$69,000 Local matching funds

Partners

  • Kentucky Clean Cities Partnership
  • Virginia Clean Cities
  • Palmetto State Clean Fuels Coalition
Forwarding Wisconsin's Fuel Choice Alternative Fuel Market Project Awards Wisconsin Department of Administration, State Energy Office Complete Jan 2013

States impacted:

  • Wisconsin

Forwarding Wisconsin's Fuel Choice

Forwarding Wisconsin's Fuel Choice expanded highway road signage to include available alternative fueling stations; worked with the Wisconsin Technical College System to offer training for first responders, public safety officers, and permitting officials; and assisted public fleets in developing and implementing petroleum reduction strategies and policies.

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$500,000 Award

$10,000 Local matching funds

Partners

  • Wisconsin Clean Cities
Mid-America Collaborative for Alternative Fuels Implementation Alternative Fuel Market Project Awards Metropolitan Energy Center, Inc. Complete Jan 2013

States impacted:

  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska

Mid-America Collaborative for Alternative Fuels Implementation

The Mid-America Collaborative for Alternative Fuels Implementation project will focus on diversifying transportation fuel options in Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, and Missouri. These efforts include: developing an alternative fuel policy model; recommending an AFV procurement policy and best practices toolbox; safety and operations training for first responders, fleet managers, code officials, fire marshals, and key decision makers; vocational training at local colleges and technical schools; and establishing a Green Fleet Technical Assistance and Certification program.

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$815,000 Award

Partners

  • Kansas City Regional Clean Cities
  • St. Louis Clean Cities
  • Iowa Clean Cities Coalition
Southeast Regional Alternative Fuels Market Initiatives Program Alternative Fuel Market Project Awards Center for Transportation and the Environment (Atlanta) Complete Jan 2013

States impacted:

  • Alabama
  • Georgia
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee

Southeast Regional Alternative Fuels Market Initiatives Program

The Southeast Regional Alternative Fuels Market Initiatives Program, which includes Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, and Tennessee, will provide first responder and vehicle maintenance technician training; develop Alternative Fuels Readiness Workbooks to guide alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) deployment readiness; assist municipalities with AFV readiness; and create and provide procurement policies and incentive models.

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$470,848 Award

$91,856 Local matching funds

Partners

  • Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition
  • Clean Cities-Georgia
  • Palmetto State Clean Fuels Coalition
  • East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition
  • Middle-West Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition
Removing Barriers, Implementing Policies and Advancing Alternative Fuels Markets in New England Alternative Fuel Market Project Awards Greater Portland Council of Governments Complete Feb 2014

States impacted:

  • Maine
  • Massachusetts
  • New Hampshire
  • Rhode Island
  • Vermont

Removing Barriers, Implementing Policies and Advancing Alternative Fuels Markets in New England

The project Removing Barriers, Implementing Policies and Advancing Alternative Fuels Markets in New England worked to diversify the availability of transportation fuels across Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island. Project activities included harmonizing alternative fuel vehicle permitting, regulations and safety protocols between northern New England states; evaluating regulations that inhibit the use of alternative fuels; and coordinating standards for fuel quality assessment and labeling.

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$725,703 Award

Partners

  • Maine Clean Communities
  • Ocean State Clean Cities
  • Massachusetts Clean Cities
  • Vermont Clean Cities
  • Granite State Clean Cities Coalition
Advancing Alternative Fuel Markets Adoption and Growth Alternative Fuel Market Project Awards Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition, Inc. Complete Jan 2013

States impacted:

  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland
  • Virginia

Advancing Alternative Fuel Markets Adoption and Growth

The Advancing Alternative Fuel Markets Adoption and Growth project in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and northern Virginia developed recommendations for uniform fire and building codes for alternative fueling infrastructure; established signage for each alternative fuel that is uniform across the project region; conducted workshops and webinars to disseminate alternative fuel vehicle (AFV) information to fleets; and provided a platform for sharing best practices among AFV users and potential users.

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$500,000 Award

$156,152 Local matching funds

Partners

  • Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition
  • Virginia Clean Cities
  • State of Maryland Clean Cities