Welcome to The Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition!
The Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition (ACFC), a nonprofit membership-based organization, is the state's principal coordinating point for alternative fuels and advanced technology vehicles. ACFC is a member of the U.S. Department of Energy's Clean Cities program. The promotion of clean, renewable, domestic energy sources helps reduce our dependence on foreign oil, improves local air quality, and increases economic development investments in our local communities.
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UPS INVESTS MORE THAN $90 MILLION IN
NATURAL GAS VEHICLES AND INFRASTRUCTURE
Building Six New CNG Fueling Stations and
Adding Nearly 450 Alternative Fuel Vehicles
The Alabama Clean Fuels Coalition is joining Lawson State Community College to sponsor the National Alternative Fuel Training Consortium’s National Odyssey Day.
National Odyssey Day is a nationwide biennial event to educate the public about alternative fuels and advanced technology vehicles as well as the important role these vehicles play in providing solutions to our nation’s energy security and environmental issues.
As part of National Odyssey Day, there will be an in-depth discussion of the VW Mitigation Trust Fund settlement and what effect Alabama’s $16 million share may have on the s
More than 125 sites across the nation will join together on April 20 to further this cause. Lawson State, as a member of the National Alternative Fuel Training Consortium, is a great place to celebrate National Odyssey Day!
Question of the Month: What are state and local governments doing to incentivize alternative fuels and alternative fuel vehicles (AFVs)?
There are many notable incentive activities at the state and local levels. Many states offer incentives for alternative fuels that advance specific environmental and energy security goals, while cities provide even more localized support.
States are targeting vehicles, infrastructure, and other means to encourage AFV adoption
According to the Fueleconomy.gov website, the list of the top ten most fuel efficient light vehicles includes nine electric vehicles (EV) and one plug-in hybrid-electric vehicle (PHEV). Electric vehicle fuel economy is measured in miles per gallon equivalent, or MPGe, where 33.7 kilowatt-hours of electricity is equal to one gallon of gasoline. See entire list
DOE Announces $15 Million to Accelerate the Deployment of Energy Efficient Transportation Technologies
Today, December 21, 2016, the Energy Department (DOE) announced $15 million, subject to appropriations, to support community-based projects to accelerate the adoption of advanced and alternative fuel vehicles and demonstrate energy efficient mobility systems including connected and autonomous vehicles as well as new transportation system models.