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Electric Vehicle infrastructure receives a boost through competitive Federal award

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The Federal Highway Administration announced that MACOG will receive over $4.2 million to fill gaps in electric vehicle charging infrastructure in rural areas and...

Winona Lake Council learns more about electric vehicles

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In December, the Winona Lake Town Council in Indiana approved applying for a grant for up to three electric vehicles for the police departments....

Top 5 electric vehicle breakthroughs in 2023

By Marisa Higgins In 2023, the electric vehicle industry experienced an exponential amount of growth. With the expansion of charging infrastructure and the hope of...

FuelsFix’s Most Popular Articles of 2023

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Before 2024 gets too underway, FuelsFix would like to revisit our top reads from 2023. Between opinion pieces, success stories from industry leaders and...

Propane primed to provide clean option for all districts in CSB...

WASHINGTON (November 14, 2023) – As the latest round of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean School Bus funding expands its prioritization pool and encourages new fleets...

Roseville converts organic waste into renewable fuel for solid waste trucks

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ROSEVILLE, Calif. — In a significant milestone, the City of Roseville has embarked on a groundbreaking initiative to decrease greenhouse gas emissions and minimize...

City of Chesapeake is the first municipal renewable natural gas fleet...

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On June 1, 2023, the City of Chesapeake awarded Trillium Transportation Fuels, LLC., a four-year contract for the supply of renewable natural gas (RNG) for the...

Driving Towards a Cleaner Future: Key Takeaways from the Electric School...

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On May 23rd, Drive Clean Colorado had the pleasure of hosting our Electric School Bus Webinar: Acknowledging Barriers and Providing a Path Forward, which was...

From First Conversations to Hitting the Road: What to Know About...

By Steve Whaley For many years, alternative fueled vehicles, in particular, propane autogas, were often viewed as an aspirational goal rather than a priority. But...

North Florida Clean Cities EV Survey

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The North Florida Clean Fuels Coalition conducted a survey of current EV drivers, those considering an EV for their next vehicle and non-EV drivers...

Coast-to-Coast EV road trip kicks off in California

Sacramento Clean Cities produced the “Coast-to-Coast EV” Event on June 1 at the California Automobile Museum. Daphne Dixon, Executive Director of the Connecticut Southwestern...

What does maintenance actually mean for an EV owner?

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By: Ben Westby One aspect of EV ownership that is often highlighted is the concept that EV’s have less moving parts, less components necessary for...

Autogas school buses a key solution in new round of Clean...

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WASHINGTON (May 31, 2023) – In the latest round of Clean School Bus funding announced by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), school transportation directors once again...

ThompsonGas to showcase new autogas technology at NPGA Conference

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Frederick, Maryland, April 7, 2023 -- ThompsonGas, LLC headquartered in Frederick, Maryland, plans to unveil new autogas-powered vehicles at the National Propane Gas Association’s...

First round funding announced, Charging and Fueling Infrastructure Discretionary Grant Program

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The Biden-Harris administration opened applications for the first round of funding for the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Charging and Fueling Infrastructure (CFI) Discretionary Grant Program.  The...

Dynamite Roasting Co. invests in electric delivery van

Asheville, NC, known for its environmentalism and healthy living, is home to a growing number of businesses that are committed to reducing their carbon...

PoleVolt: Collaborating for clean, equitable transportation

As electric vehicle (EV) ownership becomes more prevalent, access to affordable EV charging will be increasingly important. The easiest place for EV owners to...

Work Truck Week roars back

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FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., March 15, 2023 — Work Truck Week® 2023 was back to full strength as a verified 14,885 industry professionals gathered at Indiana Convention...

Drive Clean Indiana members awarded over $2.7 million in Indiana Volkswagen Grants

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ST. JOHN, INDIANA — Drive Clean Indiana and some of its members were awarded over $2.7 million in Indiana Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Fund grants...

Propane now reducing emissions through recharging infrastructure

WASHINGTON, March 2, 2023 – After decades of reliably providing fleets with a clean energy solution, propane is now reducing emissions along the path...

EV WATTS data collection project extended another year

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The EV WATTS project is excited to announce that the data collection period was extended for another year! This project collects data from EV vehicles...

EVs on the Road in Colorado report

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Drive Electric Colorado presents an EVs in Colorado report. Using data from the Colorado Energy Office’s EV Dashboard and the Alternative Fueling Station Locator from the Department of Energy,...

Decade-old propane school bus clocks 250,000 miles for Minnesota school

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Crosby-Ironton Transportation is the sole transportation contractor for two school districts in rural Minnesota: Crosslake Community Schools and Crosby-Ironton School District. The region, which...

Midwest Alliance for Clean Hydrogen, Indiana-led Midwest Hydrogen Corridor Consortium join...

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Expanded coalition connects Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, and Wisconsin to pursue federal funding for development of a Midwest hydrogen hub CHICAGO, Ill. — The Midwest Alliance...

Clean Fuels Impact Award given to Drive Clean Indiana, other Coalition...

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TAMPA, Fl - The annual Clean Fuels Conference took place January 23 - 26, 2023 in Tampa, Florida. The conference showcased the latest innovations and...

Looking back on school bus electrification efforts in 2022

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In 2022, school bus electrification continued to move forward in New Jersey, with the New Jersey Clean Cities Coalition (NJCCC) being one of the...

Clean Cities Directors recognized for commitment to alt fuels, advanced vehicle...

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Three Clean Cities Coalition directors were inducted into the Clean Cities Hall of Fame—Tammie Bostick of Utah Clean Cities, Alleyn Harned of Virginia Clean Cities and Tim...

Consortium aims to reduce school bus emissions across Indiana

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ST. JOHN, IN — Drive Clean Indiana, Indiana’s only U.S. Department of Energy designated coalition that is focused on clean transportation, announced the Indiana...

Register for 17th annual Energy Independence Summit

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Join Transportation Energy Partners in Washington DC for the 17th Annual Energy Independence Summit! Registration is currently open for the 2023 event—which is now...

Clark County, Nevada going all-in on sustainable transportation

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Home to the Las Vegas metropolitan area, Clark County, Nevada has put sustainability and resiliency at the forefront of its values through its All-In...

Wisconsin Clean Cities honors top sustainable fleets

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GREEN BAY — Wisconsin Clean Cities recently honored the top sustainable transportation leaders in Wisconsin at the Wisconsin Clean Cities Transportation Conference & Annual...

Utah’s first all-electric Class 8 refuse truck

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Utah is leading the way in advanced vehicle technology with the debut of the state’s first all-electric Class 8 refuse hauler by ACE Recycling...

Chicago Area Clean Cities expands statewide, announces name change

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CHICAGO, Dec. 6, 2022 – Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition is now the Illinois Alliance for Clean Transportation (IACT), the nonprofit announced. The name change...

SPONSORED: Chicago area children now have cleaner, healthier ride to school

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CHICAGO, IL – Cook-Illinois Corporation, which operates one of the largest family-owned and operated school bus fleets, has transitioned a portion of its Illinois-based fleet...

Drive Clean Colorado publishes Low Emission Smart Areas workbook

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Over the past months, Drive Clean Colorado has partnered with organizations across the state and country to create a workgroup focused on the creation...

ACES Up: Connecticut partnership easing the road to school bus electrification

On Wednesday, July 27, 2022, Greater New Haven Clean Cities Coalition held a web meeting with Brendan Sharkey of ACES Up and Daisy Solutions...

How listening helped Connecticut’s vocational-technical high school system win electric school...

If 90% of life is showing up, the other 10% is listening and following up. Here’s how that 100% led to a $7.6 million federal grant...

Drive Clean Colorado hosts first Drive Clean Summit & Expo

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Drive Clean Colorado hosted the first annual Drive Clean Summit & Expo on October 12 in Golden, Colorado in partnership with Jefferson County and the...

City of Ocala running cleaner routes with electric garbage trucks

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Tampa Bay Clean Cities Coalition partnered with the City of Ocala to host a site visit showcasing the city’s new fully electric refuse haulers...

Fun at Florida State Fairgrounds with clean fuel school buses

Tampa Bay Clean Cities Coalition partnered with Florida Transportation Systems (FTS) and Blue Bird Corporation to host the Clean Fuel School Bus Expo at...

Clean Fuels Ohio joins Energy Coalition of Ohio for 2022 conference

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Every September, the Clean Fuels Ohio (CFO) team hosts their Midwest Green Transportation Forum & Expo (MWGT), but this year’s plans are bigger and...

Drive Clean Indiana lauds sustainable transportation leaders

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MICHIGAN CITY, INDIANA — Drive Clean Indiana honored Indiana’s sustainable transportation leaders at the statewide nonprofit’s Annual Conference and Expo. “Our members are leading the...

2022 Virtual Clean Fuels Summit recordings now on YouTube

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On June 28 and 29, Louisiana Clean Fuels and the Southeast Louisiana Clean Fuels Partnership jointly held a virtual statewide Clean Fuels Summit with five webinars over two...

NEVI funding in Louisiana potential to create new jobs

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The Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) with Louisiana Clean Fuels (LCF) recently submitted the State Plan for EV Infrastructure to the Joint Office of...

OPINION: Education key to sustainable transportation adoption

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With access to information about anything you could possibly imagine literally at our fingertips at any given moment of the day, it can be...

OPINION: Making sustainable transportation more accessible for all

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When some people think of electric vehicles, the first thing that comes to mind is high-end luxury vehicles seemingly available only to the wealthy...

Greater Washington Region Clean Cities hosts Green Jobs Fair

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Washington, DC — The Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition (GWRCCC), hosted a Green Jobs Fair, promoting environmentally friendly jobs and companies. The event took...

Clean Fuels Summit will be virtual in June 2022

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Louisiana Clean Fuels and the Southeast Lousiana Clean Fuel Partnership will host a free, virtual and open-to-the-public conference called the 2022 Clean Fuels Summit...

Drive Electric Colorado featured in Volkswagen’s What Fuels You electric road...

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Drive Electric Colorado was featured in Volkswagen ID.4’s  “What Fuels You? An Electric Road Trip” series with the filmmaker, Erika Gilsdorf, as she traveled...

A conversation on transportation equity with Hana Creger

Transportation remains the largest source of air pollution across the United States, but the burden of its consequences is not distributed evenly among the...

Virginia community solar co-ops for home solar, EV home chargers succeed

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One method to expand access to clean energy and clean transportation energy is through solar co-op programs, which have worked in many regions successfully....

Back where it all began: A conversation with Triangle Clean Cities’...

After 20 years of service to the Triangle area, Triangle Clean Cities (TCC) has played an enormous role in the region’s gasoline gallon equivalent...

Earth Day: Promoting the importance of sustainability

FORT COLLINS, Colo. – To commemorate Earth Day, Northern Colorado Clean Cities (NCCC) invited electric vehicle (EV) drivers, EV enthusiasts and intrigued local and...

Funding for change: An inside look into North Carolina’s VW Mitigation...

Since 2015, Volkswagen’s emissions cheating scandal has held its place as a topic of conversation among individuals, environmentalists, governments and the transportation industry. Triangle...

Flipping the switch on electric school buses

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Clean Cities, along with the Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC) has launched a new technical series aimed at educating and assisting school bus fleets interested in...

Greater Washington Region Clean Cities tours Blue Bird facility

On Thursday, April 14, 2022, Antoine Thompson of Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition (GWRCCC) traveled to middle Georgia and toured the Blue Bird...

Centralina Clean Fuels shares CNG success story

MacLeod Construction: CNG Success Centralina Clean Fuels Coalition encourages people to join Bob MacLeod on a virtual tour of MacLeod Construction as he explains how...

Virginia Clean Cities receives two Virginia Green Travel All-Star Awards

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Richmond, VA – On April 25, 2022, the Virginia Green Travel program recognized 20 Virginia organizations and seven individuals for their outstanding efforts to protect...

Putting the e-brakes on refrigeration trucks

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ATLANTA – The race has begun to electrify the United States, and amidst the bustle, something refreshing occurred across three Greater Atlanta food distribution...

OPINION: Do your part to make Earth Day every day

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There are certain annual observances we really need to work harder to acknowledge more than once a year. One of them is Earth Day. Each...

OPINION: Strive to live Earth Day every day

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I remember as a child blowing out my birthday candles and making a wish that my birthday or Christmas or any gift-giving occasion could...

Transportation & Innovation Expo 2022 set for Madison

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MADISON, Wis. — Alliant Energy, the City of Madison Fleet Service, Madison Gas and Electric and Wisconsin Clean Cities are again partnering to co-host...

Drive Electric Colorado announces Drive Electric Earth Day events

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Drive Electric Earth Day (DEED) is a national campaign to support electric vehicle (EV) education and experiences during the month of April. Drive Electric...

Estimating job creation benefits for EV charging infrastructure projects

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When the Mid-Atlantic Electrification Partnership set out to create a regional electric vehicle (EV) ecosystem in Virginia, the District of Columbia, Maryland and West Virginia...

Drive Electric Colorado publishes ‘EVs in Colorado’ report

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Drive Electric Colorado presents an EVs in Colorado report. Using data from the Colorado Energy Office’s EV Dashboard and the Alternative Fueling Station Locator from the U.S. Department...

OPINION: Sustainable solutions key for municipal fleets

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When you put your trash can at the curb weekly, you likely don’t think about how the truck that took your trash away is...

Work Truck Week, Green Truck Summit wrap up for 2022 season

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After two years of an in-person hiatus, hundreds of industry partners gathered from March 8 to 11 for Work Truck Week 2022.  Work Truck Week...

Crown Point Community School Corp. adds electric bus

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CROWN POINT, Indiana — Crown Point Community School Corporation recently added an electric school bus to its fleet, making it the first district in...

SPONSORED: Biodiesel for Sustainable Transportation: Cook-Illinois Corporation

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Even while electrifying part of its fleet, a Chicago-area transportation contractor continues to rely on biodiesel as its go-to fuel option for sustainable operations....

Chicago Area Clean Cities to host 2022 Green Drives Conference

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Chicago Area Clean Cities invites commercial and government fleets, community leaders and the public, to attend its ninth Green Drives Conference & Expo on...

OPINION: Indiana taking proactive steps to combat climate change

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Indiana has been getting a bad rap for its perceived position on climate change as of late. Two bills and one resolution were introduced in...

Michigan to Montana I-94 Clean Fuel Corridor project launches website

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Commercial fleet managers and passenger vehicle owners have a new tool to help them learn more about efforts to increase clean fuel and electric...

OPINION: Drive Wisconsin forward with sustainable transportation technologies

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There’s a saying in business that if you’re not moving forward, you’re falling behind. That is certainly the case when it comes to technology, which...

Electric vehicle education effort launched in Alabama, Georgia & Tennessee

The Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition, Clean Cities Georgia and Tennessee Clean Fuels have joined forces and launched a three-month education and awareness campaign to promote modern electric vehicle (EV)...

OPINION: Transportation and its important role in climate disasters

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Approximately 24.6 million people live in transit deserts across 200 metro areas, and more than one million households live without a car in rural...

Argonne National Laboratory tool estimates EV charging station construction employment impacts

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Argonne National Laboratory has launched JOBS EVSE, a tool designed to allow users to quickly estimate the economic impacts associated with the development, construction and operation...

Illinois EV sales growing at rapid clip

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Sales of plug-in electric passenger vehicles have grown exponentially in Illinois over the past few years. The chart, "EVs in the State of Illinois,"...

South Shore Clean Cities changes name to Drive Clean Indiana

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ST. JOHN, INDIANA — South Shore Clean Cities is now Drive Clean Indiana, the nonprofit announced.The name change and rebranding are part of the statewide designation process under the U.S. Department...

OPINION: 2022 poised to be a transformative year for EVs in...

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We all could use a little something to look forward to in 2022. When it comes to electric vehicle adoption and advancement, there is much...

Clean Fuels Ohio hiring Chief Executive Office

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Organization at a Glance Clean Fuels Ohio’s mission is to improve air quality and health, reduce environmental pollution, andstrengthen Ohio’s economy by increasing the use...

Chicago Area Clean Cities recognizes Sustainable Transportation Leadership awardees

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Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition (CACC) has announced its 2021 Leadership Award winners. The awards are given annually to organizations and individuals that take...

Marcy Rood, Argonne National Laboratory, named ‘Clean Fuels Champion’

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Long-time clean-vehicle advocate Marcy Rood, an environmental transportation analyst with Argonne National Laboratory, has been named 2021 Clean Fuels Champion by Chicago Area Clean...

What does it cost to charge an EV in Colorado?

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Electric vehicle (EV) owners have multiple options for charging their vehicles. From plugging your car in at home to using a direct current (DC)...

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport receives first delivery of sustainable aviation...

DFW AIRPORT, TX - Upon receiving its first delivery of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), in collaboration with Avfuel Corporation...

OPINION: 2021 a year of wins for sustainable transportation

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Many people would rather forget the events of this past year and the year before, but for Wisconsin Clean Cities and the sustainable transportation...

Northern Colorado Clean Cities to host Charge Ahead Colorado grant workshop

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On Jan. 10, 2022, those who are located in Colorado and are interested in installing a public electric vehicle (EV) charging station at their...

Virginia Clean Cities unveils solar-powered EV charging station

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On Tuesday, Dec. 14, Virginia Clean Cities (VCC) unveiled its new solar-powered electric vehicle charging station to the public. Made possible through federal grant funding,...

Vice President Kamala Harris hears Clean Cities Director talk EV equity

WASHINGTON, D.C., Dec. 16, 2021  -- On Monday, Dec. 13, 2021, in Brandywine, Maryland, Antoine M. Thompson, Executive Director of Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition...

OPINION: Looking back on a year of record sustainable transportation success

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2021 is a year that will not soon be forgotten. While many are eager to rip that final page off the calendar, those of us...

Wisconsin Clean Cities honors top sustainable fleets

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MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin Clean Cities recently honored the top sustainable fleet leaders in Wisconsin at the Wisconsin Clean Cities Annual Stakeholder Meeting and Awards. “Wisconsin...

Drive Electric Virginia hosts inaugural forum

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Virginia Clean Cities (VCC) hosted the Inaugural Drive Electric Virginia Forum on Nov. 17 with a lineup of speakers covering a wide range of topics...

Triangle Clean Cities celebrates 20 years of work

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Triangle Clean Cities, a program of Triangle J Council of Governments, celebrated its twentieth anniversary with a virtual summit on Wednesday, Nov. 17. The event,...

Drive Electric Colorado launches e-bike resource

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Drive Electric Colorado has launched their newest electric bike resource - a page dedicated to everything electric bikes. This resource provides comprehensive information about what...

OPINION: Infrastructure investments require inclusive collaboration

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One of the best ways to learn how to do something is by turning to others with experience. It’s one of the ways our nonprofit...

EV group buy program re-launches in Northern Colorado

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Fort Collins, Colo. – The successful annual Electric Vehicle Group Buy program is back! From Nov. 1 through Nov. 30, or while supplies last,...

Thousands enjoy EV Ride & Drive at 2021 Denver Auto Show

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The Drive Electric Colorado team and volunteers worked together to provide the Xcel Energy Drive Electric Experience and Ride and Drive at the Denver...

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...