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Delaware Clean Cities Coalition



The Delaware Clean Cities Coalition helps Delaware residents, businesses, and fleet operators work together to reduce the use of petroleum, develop regional economic opportunities, and improve air quality. The Coalition is housed within the DNREC Division of Climate, Coastal, & Energy.

Delaware Clean Cities Coalition

Contact Information

Kathy Harris
Clean Cities Coordinator

Suite 5A
State Street Commons
100 W. Water Street,
Dover, DE 19904

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The Coalition is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Vehicle Technologies Program and is charged with building partnerships to reduce petroleum use in Delaware’s transportation sector.  It is part of a national network of clean cities coalitions.

The coalition is made up of over 40 stakeholders from state and local governments, Delaware businesses, fuel suppliers, vehicle retailers, fleet owners, non-profit organizations, and other interested parties. It provides tools and resources for voluntary, community-centered programs to meet its goals.

Coalition Goals

  • Reduce our dependence on petroleum
  • Familiarize fleet managers with the benefits of additional alternative fueled vehicles to their fleets
  • Serve as a knowledgeable resource for transportation topics, including new technologies and relevant incentives and grants
  • Improve Delaware’s air quality
  • Build partnerships between stakeholders
  • Increase domestic energy security

What are Alternative Fuels?

Alternative fuels are substitutes for gasoline or diesel that are used to produce power. Alternative fuels include electric, propane, natural gas, hydrogen, biodiesel, and ethanol. Alternative Fuel Vehicles (AFVs), which use one of the aforementioned fuels, are becoming increasingly popular. As the technologies for Alternative Fuel Vehicles have improved, costs of AFVs have come down. And AFV owners save more when oil prices increase.

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Propane

Natural Gas

Hydrogen

Biodiesel

Ethanol

Delaware Clean Cities Members

Members of the Delaware Clean Cities Coalition contribute technical expertise to the Coalition and support and participate in the efforts of the Coalition to increase the use of alternative fuel vehicles in the region. If your organization is interested in becoming a Coalition Member, please contact Kathy Harris, the Delaware Clean Cities Coordinator.

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Resources and Tools

US Clean Cities Homepage

More information about the Clean Cities Program.

Alt. Fuel Data Center

Info, data, and tools to reduce petroleum consumption.

Alt. Fuel Station Locator

Find alternative fueling stations by address, zip code, or state.

Clean Cities TV (YouTube)

Videos and updates on everything Clean Cities.

EV Everywhere

Information about electric vehicles.

FuelEconomy.gov

Find and compare alternative fuel vehicles.

Buyers' Guide

A guide to 2016 model year alternative fuel vehicles.

GREET Fleet Calculator

Calculate your fleet’s emissions and potential savings.

Vehicle Cost Calculator

Find the right vehicle for you, based on your driving habits.

Grants, Funding Opportunities, and Incentives

Delaware Laws & Incentives

Alternative fuels-related laws & incentives in Delaware.

Federal Laws & Incentives

Alternative fuels-related laws & incentives at the federal level.

Federal Tax Credits

Federal tax credits for electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles.

Clean Vehicle Rebates

Rebates for new clean vehicles in Delaware.

Bi-Fuel Vehicle Rebates

Rebates for new alternative bi-fuel vehicles in Delaware.

Heavy Duty Vehicle Rebates

Rebates for new heavy duty clean vehicles in Delaware.

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