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Northeast alternative fuel manufacturers showcased in Queens

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On Sept. 22, 2021, flanked by the legendary Unisphere in Queens, Empire Clean Cities (ECC) held their 12th Annual Stakeholder Meeting in conjunction with...

Northern Colorado Clean Cities supports hydrogen tech with Toyota Mirai

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Did you know that Mirai means “future” in Japanese? Northern Colorado Clean Cities (NCCC) got a glimpse of the future on a tour and...

OPINION: Natural gas fueling Wisconsin fleets for cleaner tomorrows

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October’s falling temperatures and leaves bring with them not only the realization that harsh Wisconsin winters are on the way but also the flavor...

OPINION: Debunking EV myths key to widespread adoption

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With the rapid pace of information — and misinformation — sharing these days, perception often becomes reality. It’s a struggle we at South Shore Clean...

Sponsored: Illinois City’s Success with Biodiesel Influences Neighboring Communities

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The City of Moline sits at the confluence of the Mississippi and Rock rivers in northwestern Illinois. Its geography makes the city a major transportation hub with river barge traffic, rail...

City of Goshen to host Electric Vehicle Expo

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GOSHEN, INDIANA – The City of Goshen’s Department of Environmental Resilience is teaming up with the Michiana Area Council of Governments (MACOG) and South...

The Future of Transportation Day planned for Wisconsin state capitol

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MADISON, WISCONSIN -- Wisconsin Clean Cities and RENEW Wisconsin are partnering to co-host The Future of Transportation Day at the Wisconsin State Capitol on...

EVs shine at Ohio Chamber of Commerce Annual Legislative Conference

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Clean Fuels Ohio organized an electric vehicle exhibition as part of this year’s Ohio Chamber of Commerce Annual Legislative Conference. Fifteen state legislators took...

Clean Fuels Ohio announces Transportation Solutions Vehicle Expo

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The Clean Fuels Ohio team has officially announced the Transportation Solutions Vehicle Expo which will take place on Oct. 15 on the Columbus State...

South Shore Clean Cities, members awarded $8.9 million in Indiana Volkswagen...

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ST. JOHN, INDIANA — South Shore Clean Cities and its members were awarded $8.9 million in Indiana Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Fund grants funds...

Drive Electric Colorado works with EV educator Nigel Zeid

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Nigel Zeid, former EV Ambassador for Boulder Nissan, is starting a new chapter in his electric vehicle (EV) experience as an independent EV Educator....

Innovative Walk-to-Shop initiative makes its way to Burlington, VT

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Have you seen one of the new lime-green shopping trolleys around Burlington, Vermont? These stylish trolleys have made their way into the hands of...

Tampa Bay leads virtual tour, Clearwater Gas System CNG fueling station

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Tampa Bay Clean Cities Coalition (TBCCC) partnered with Clearwater Gas System and the City of Clearwater Solid Waste/Recycling Department to present a virtual tour...

Northern Colorado Clean Cities connects with new stakeholders, hosts Ride &...

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Northern Colorado Clean Cities (NCCC) is making connections with new stakeholders, including local utilities such Mountain Parks Electric, United Power, and Xcel Energy; the...

Technology helping develop second-generation biofuels

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Biofuel often doesn’t get as much publicity as other sustainable energy technologies. While experts predict bioenergy production will rise 25% over the next few...

Test drive new EVs at Greeley Farmers’ Market

Greeley, Colorado – Electric vehicle drivers, enthusiasts and intrigued local and regional residents are invited to attend the Greeley Farmers’ Market Electric Vehicle Ride...

Conservationist, photographer tests Jackson, Wyoming’s new EV experience

Famed wildlife photographer Tom Mangelsen tested Yellowstone-Teton Clean Cities’ new Electric Vehicle (EV) Experience, which offers members of Lower Valley Energy’s (LVE) Electrical Cooperative...

TVA to convert half its fleet to electric vehicles by 2030

Have you heard? TVA's locally produced, clean electricity will power TVA vehicles as their employees travel the service region. They are accelerating plans to...

OPINION: Propane fueling back to school season

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Back to school season has many parents and school transportation directors figuring out the particulars of school bus stop locations and bus schedules. It is...

South Shore Clean Cities lauds sustainable transportation leaders

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Emissions reductions celebrated at annual conference and expo MICHIGAN CITY, INDIANA — South Shore Clean Cities honored Indiana’s sustainable transportation leaders at the nonprofit’s Annual...

OPINION: Freedom of choice key to sustainable transportation success

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Have you ever stood staring at the wall of choices in the bread aisle at the grocery store and felt overwhelmed with the options? What...

Teacher, EV Club president rideshares in Tesla Model 3

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Rideshare driving is a popular side-hustle or full-time job. Driving an electric vehicle may be the best way to maximize your earnings as drivers...

Denver Metro Clean Cities changes name to Drive Clean Colorado

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Effective July 20, 2021, Denver Metro Clean Cities Coalition, the nonprofit that supports fleets and communities in the transition to cleaner transportation, will become...

Aviation industry developing alternative fuel options

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The eco-conscious movement is influencing various industries. As more electric vehicles hit the roads and solar panels fuel residential energy uses, other sectors search...

New community chargers in Chicago urban residential neighborhoods

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EVmatch, the first electric vehicle (EV) charging platform for connecting EV drivers with nearby private chargers through a reservation-based system, has a new publicly-available...

Tennessee State Parks, Rivian partner on EV charging stations

NASHVILLE – The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced it is partnering with electric vehicle (EV) automaker and automotive technology company Rivian to install Rivian...

OPINION: Demonstrate patriotism, support for alternative fuels

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When I was growing up, patriotism was never more on display than around the Fourth of July. Nearly every house on the block raised the...

Clean Fuels Ohio launches Transportation Solutions Showcase

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Clean Fuels Ohio, a Central Ohio-based non-profit and clean transportation advocate, launches its Transportation Solutions Showcase in July 2021. The organization identified a need...

How biofuels can recover from pandemic production decline

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The COVID-19 pandemic financially interfered with various industries. Local, family-owned restaurants closed, and millions of workers lost their jobs globally. One benefit of the...

Apples to Apples: Comparing benefits of alt-fuels to conventional vehicles

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We are in the middle of a global shift towards the adoption of electric vehicles into the mainstream. Daily announcements from manufacturers, cities and...

In Pursuit of Savings: Indiana town shifting to EVs to save...

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In August 2019, the Bargersville Police Department introduced its first all-electric patrol vehicle, making it one of the first departments in the United States...

OPINION: Petroleum alternatives key for emergency response

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Wisconsin residents know all too well you need to keep the snow brush in the trunk, even if you’re wearing shorts and flip flops. The...

Groups investigate hydrogen’s sustainable fuel potential

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The concept of using hydrogen fuel to power transportation and general electricity applications has been around for decades, but is the United States finally...

OPINION: Reducing imported petroleum, crude oil critical for Midwest

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One of the many positive aspects of working in the sustainable transportation sector is it truly offers something for everyone. Some individuals and fleets choose...

Here comes the supply crunch: 2021 EV Market Trends

It’s a big year for the American electric vehicle industry and EV market. Electric vehicle (EV) sales had every reason to underperform in 2020....

Propane & Small Engines: What do they have in common?

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Both propane and small combustion engines were introduced into the U.S. market in the early 1900s. Walter Snelling is credited for introducing propane as...

Denver Metro interviews Redmark, advanced fuels future plans

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Kris Kielty founded Redmark in 2016 to be the leading service company in the advanced fuels industry. He began his career in 1990 with...

Denver Metro Clean Cities explains SPACs, EV market

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Denver Metro Clean Cities (DMCC) recently held a “What the SPAC?” webcast conversation aimed at explaining what Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) are and...

Zeus Electric Chassis, Inc. hosts open house

On Wednesday, Jan. 27, Zeus Electric Chassis, Inc. invited fleets to their future headquarters and vehicle development facility in White Bear Lake, Minnesota. About...

Land of Enchantment Clean Cities compares alt-fuel buses

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Between 2017 and 2019, the Land of Enchantment Clean Cities Coalition (LOECC) compared the fuel economy and cost-per-mile of four-identically sized and powered mid-sized transit...

Understanding alternative fuel options in the shipping industry

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The shipping industry is a major industrial emitter of greenhouse gases — accounting for between 2 to 3% of all global emissions. Ships emit less...

OPINION: Diversify options for a future-proof sustainable transportation network

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Something we all need, perhaps now more than ever after the challenges of 2020, is a future we can look forward to. For those of...

OPINION: Wisconsin’s leadership role in sustainable transportation

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When it comes to sustainable transportation in the U.S., many assume only the East and West coasts are embracing adoption. The reality is, Third Coast...

Greenhouse gas emissions are quickly destroying the climate. Are alternative fuels...

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Climate change is happening; the earth is warming at unprecedented rates thanks to human consumption. This is not a novel discovery, but is it...

Federal Highway Administration proposes sign regulation changes, raises concern

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In December 2020, the U.S. Department of Transportation proposed changes to regulations states must follow when installing signs informing drivers which services—including food, gas,...

WEBINAR: Preparing Your Rural Hometown for EVs

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Rural towns and smaller municipalities have specific challenges when it comes to the installation of electric vehicle charging infrastructure. From power delivery and lack...

AFLEET Tool Walkthrough

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The Alternative Fuel Life-Cycle Environmental and Economic Transportation (AFLEET) tool developed by Argonne National Lab is invaluable for determining the price differences of a conventional gasoline vehicle with vehicles...

Trillium: A Strong CNG Partner for Greater Indiana

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Alternative fuel grants and incentives are increasing demand for greener technology, which in turn, is driving corporate sustainability initiatives. One such corporation to introduce...

Natural gas school buses offer district fuel savings and clean air

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Every day, Utah’s fleet of 2,987 school buses provide transportation to 195,000 children. Out of this amount, which includes 41 school districts and charter...

South Shore Clean Cities members awarded $206,000 in Indiana Volkswagen grants

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ST. JOHN, INDIANA — South Shore Clean Cities partners at two metropolitan planning organizations in Northern Indiana were awarded $206,000 in Indiana Volkswagen Environmental...

OPINION: Sustainable transportation transcends partisan politics

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Take a moment to think about your favorite childhood memory and the sights and smells, the people who are with you and the way...

CNG bus success showcased by Utah Transit, plans to expand

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The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) provides CNG buses in public transportation throughout the Wasatch Front of Utah, including neighboring communities of Ogden, Park City,...

Drive Electric Colorado launches EV scavenger hunt

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Drive Electric Colorado is the newest initiative aimed at educating individual consumers about electric vehicles, presenting information about charging and providing details about electric...

Newport Biodiesel, Rhode Island fuel success

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Newport Biodiesel has been producing biodiesel in Newport, Rhode Island since 2006. Evolving from a small start-up company to the second-largest biodiesel facility in...

Webinar Wednesday with Louisiana Clean Fuels

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The webinar above is titled "Preparing Utilities for EVs." This is a part of Louisiana Clean Fuels' Webinar Wednesday series that is now live...

Resiliency: Alt fuels prepare communities to deal with a crisis

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Many Chicagoans may remember the air traffic control fire that grounded thousands of flights in late September 2014. What they may not remember is...

Opinion: Non-road emissions reductions matter too

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It seems like a lot of my columns lately have included the phrase “out of sight, out of mind.” It applies to so many things...

Manchester Transit Authority launches propane school buses

On Thursday, August 13th, Jessica Wilcox, Coordinator for New Hampshire’s (NH) Granite State Clean Cities Coalition (GSCCC), donned a mask and headed to Manchester...

Opinion: Remember goods movement essential workers this Labor Day

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Remember when shopping was a big event? These days, you don’t even have to leave your couch or change out of your pajamas. In just...

Sustainable Transportation Series presented by Transportation and Innovation Partners

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MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN -- Alliant Energy, the City of Madison, Madison Gas and Electric and Wisconsin Clean Cities are partnering to present the "Sustainable Transportation...

Clean Fuels Ohio: annual Midwest Green Transportation Forum & Expo

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COLUMBUS, OH - Clean Fuels Ohio is excited to host the innovative annual Midwest Green Transportation Forum and Expo from Sept. 14 through Sept....

Emissions and range progress in electric vehicles

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Just 10 years ago, the electric vehicle industry began expanding and limited research was available about the vehicle benefits, capabilities, or impacts. Over the...

South Shore Clean Cities members awarded Volkswagen grant

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ST. JOHN, INDIANA — South Shore Clean Cities members and partners on August 19 were awarded more than $5.3 million in Indiana Volkswagen Environmental...

Environmental benefits increase as webinars rise in popularity

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When Denver, Colorado shut down from COVID-19 in March, Bonnie Trowbridge, coordinator of Denver Metro Clean Cities Coalition, had to make a decision: How...

Empire Clean Cities launches Mission Electric

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In July, Empire Clean Cities officially launched Mission Electric, a campaign and information center to promote the widespread adoption of electric vehicles (EVs), cut...

OPINION: Help first responders by supporting energy resiliency

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First responders and gasoline are a lot alike. Most of us take them for granted and don’t really think about them until we need...

East Baton Rouge school system transitioning to cleaner school buses

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After the August 2016 floods wiped out about 110 school buses in East Baton Rouge Parish, the school system seized the opportunity to transition...

Federal Highway Administration announces round 4 alternative fuel corridor designations

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) recently announced Round 4 (2019) corridor designations for the Alternative Fuel Corridors (AFC) Program. For Round...

Clean Cities archive webinars, available to watch online

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While social distancing measures along with other precautions are still in place due to COVID-19, those who would normally attend an alternative fuels convention...

Shift to alternative fuels at Vicinity Energy

Speaking at CampusEnergy2020, Bill DiCroce, CEO of Vicinity Energy, explains the company's plans to accelerate the use of alternative fuels in its plants. Converting...

Waste to Fuel: On the making of renewable natural gas

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What is renewable natural gas? How is it made? Take a look into this growing renewable fuel option to learn what makes it clean and how it's created.

Biodiesel and agriculture in 2020

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More than two decades ago the biodiesel industry was born out of agriculture. In 2020, the two industries still work hand-in-hand in several different...

Shell New Energy: Investments and projects on biomethane

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Christian Cuenot, Business developer manager BioMethane, Shell New Energies Collected at 5th Future of Biogas Europe Summit – organised by Active Communications International-ACI Shell...

The single-fuel mentality needs to die. Our future depends on it.

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You drive a car with gasoline or a truck with diesel. It's been that way since you were born, and this single-fuel mentality is...

Senator Tammy Duckworth on EPA ethanol exemptions

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The EPA ethanol exemptions has been a hot topic for some weeks now. "In August the EPA granted 31 more controversial waivers allowing refiners...

The largest electric school bus initiative in the US

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– Zero-emissions electric school buses will improve air quality, reduce carbon emissions– School districts will pay no added cost, see reduced operational and maintenance...

The 5th annual Midwest Green Transportation Forum

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The 5th annual upcoming Midwest Green Transportation forum offers great opportunities for fleets, commuters, and others. Now five years running, the Midwest Green...

Federal alternative fuels tax credit scheduled for floor vote

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An amendment that would extend the alternative fuels federal tax credits for for 2018-2020 is scheduled for a floor vote. (Washington DC)- The U.S. House...

Going the extra mile with a propane fleet

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The Propane Education & Research Council shows how the propane fleet is paving the way in innovation, and why this alternative fuel has reliable...

Renewable Natural Gas Industry: Making renewable fuel & power from organic...

The Coalition for Renewable Natural Gas dives into renewable natural gas (aka biomethane, RNG) & the RNG industry in North America, including the economic,...

Liquefied natural gas trains make the grade in Florida

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John Davis, creator and host of MotorWeek, investigates how liquefied natural gas powers trains in Jacksonville, Florida. For more news about LNG in Florida,...

The fuel efficiency and reality of electric vehicles

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Creator and host of MotorWeek, John Davis, explores the ins and outs about the total cost of ownership and fuel efficiency for electric vehicles...

A crash course on renewable natural gas

Renewable energy is an increasingly important part of California’s clean energy future. You’ve probably heard of renewable energy sources like solar and wind, but...

OPINION: Sustainable fuels and disaster preparedness go hand in hand

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Carl Lisek, executive director of South Shore Clean Cities and vice president of Legacy Environmental Services, discusses how sustainable transportation fuels, vehicles and equipment...

OPINION: Celebrating our nation’s energy independence

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Carl Lisek, executive director of South Shore Clean Cities, discusses energy independence and security in the United states. Independence means different things at different stages...

Gaseous fuel safety with John Davis of MotorWeek

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Join car expert and host and creator of MotorWeek, John Davis, to find out how a series of trainings can help public safety officials,...

Electric buses are taking over Washington D.C.

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Clean Cities TV shows how Washington, D.C., is transforming mass transit with electric buses. For more vehicle videos with John Davis, click here to...

Green Drives Conference features clean vehicle tech in 2019

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Green Drives Conference features speakers from ‘MotorWeek,’ Rivian, and major fleets CHICAGO, March 4, 2019 – Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, the Chicago Area Clean Cities...

RFA releases a closer look at the ethanol production process

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We've all heard of ethanol, it's a clean, affordable, domestic fuel, but what exactly is it? How does corn become a fuel? This video...

Alliance AutoGas looking to the future as record number of technologies...

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Alliance AutoGas, the largest network providing a complete propane autogas solution to fleets interested in converting to alternative fuels, released a record number of...

CMAQ rule simplification may free up millions in funding for clean...

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The Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) program provides millions of dollars of funding across the country for clean vehicle projects. CMAQ was created in 1992...

Alternative fuels are good for resiliency during natural disasters

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Learn how alternative fuels and other advanced vehicle technologies can help emergency fleets react to and recover from natural disasters.

Alternative fuels corridors are easier to find than ever before

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Learn how planning cross-country road trips for your alternative fuel vehicle or fleet is becoming easier than ever.

VA Clean Cities releases 2018 Alternative Fuels Report

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Transportation forms an integral part of Virginia’s economy and environment and the transportation sector is the largest end-use energy-consuming sector in the state according...

Midwest Green Transportation Forum & Expo dates announced

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Ohio Clean Fuels is excited to announce that they have selected September 18 - 20, 2019 for the Midwest Green Transportation Forum & Expo....

Looks like Clean Cities just got their own superhero

Wow, Clean Cities Coordinators sure are dedicated folks! They will do just about anything to promote alternative fueled vehicles and improve air quality! That...

The 2019 Fuel Economy Guide is available now

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Just in time for the beginning of the new year, the 2019 Fuel Economy Guide is now available at FuelEconomy.gov. The Guide is published annually...

FLEETFIX: Metro Nashville EV Car Share Program

Fleet Name: Metro Nashville EV Car Share Program Program Name: SOCKET Vehicles: 13 Nissan LEAFs (2,2013; 1, 2014; 10, 2017) Domicile site: Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee Fleet purpose:...

CSP names E15 the top fuel story of 2018

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In their year-end list of the top 5 fuel-related stories of the past year, CSP named the addition of E15 as an option at...
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