The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Clean Cities program advances the nation’s economic, environmental, and energy security by supporting local actions to deploy alternative and renewable fuels, idle-reduction measures, fuel economy improvements, and new transportation technologies, as they emerge.
Every year, each Clean Cities coalition submits an annual report of its activities and accomplishments for the previous calendar year. Coalition coordinators, who lead the local coalitions, provide information and data via an online database managed by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). The data characterize membership, funding, projects, and activities of the coalitions. The coordinators also submit data on the sales of alternative fuels, deployment of alternative fuel vehicles and hybrid electric vehicles, idle-reduction initiatives, fuel economy activities, and programs to reduce vehicle miles traveled. NREL and DOE analyze the data and translate them into petroleum-use and greenhouse gas reduction impacts for individual coalitions and the program as a whole.
Annual Report Results for 2018
A whopping 7,365,122 gasoline gallon equivalents and 30,539 tons of Greenhouse gas emissions reduced in 2017! All thanks to our Stakeholder’s increasing use of Alternative Fuels and Petroleum Reduction Strategies and Technologies. Central Texas fleets use a variety of fuels: significant amounts of biodiesel, Propane Autogas, CNG and E85. View full report(PDF)