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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.

The Latest News

Propane "Autogas Answers" Workshop - July 18th

Plan now to attend this educational event. The workshop will be a wonderful opportunity to gain in-depth, and actionable, information about propane autogas...an economical, safe and clean domestic alternative transportation fuel that is powering many fleets in Alabama and across the U.S.A.


$40 Million Diesel Emission Reduction Program Funds Now Available

Request for Proposals Now Open

Deadline for proposals: Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET 

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is excited to announce the availability of approximately $40 million in Diesel Emission Reduction Program (DERA) funds to support projects aimed at reducing emissions from the nation's existing fleet of older diesel engines. Under this competition, between 20 and 80 awards are anticipated to be made to eligible applicants.

Eligible applicants include regional, state, local or tribal agencies, or port authorities, with jurisdiction over transportation or air quality. Nonprofit organizations may apply if they provide pollution reduction or educational services to diesel fleet owners or have, as their principal purpose, the promotion of transportation or air quality.


FY 2018 Budget Agreement Increases Funds for Key Clean Transportation Programs
 

On Friday the President signed the FY 2018 omnibus appropriations bill, which funds the government for the remainder of the current fiscal year.  The bill increases funding for two key programs that support alternative fuels and vehicles: the Department of Energy (DOE) Clean Cities program and the U.S. EPA Diesel Emissions Reduction Grants.

 


A $25.5 Million CNG, Propane and Electric Opportunity in Alabama

                                          

ADECA has been designated by Governor Ivey to administer the Volkswagen Settlement in Alabama.  $25.5M will be available to the state for transportation projects that reduce emissions in the state. ADECA is holding regional Public Information and Listening Sessions throughout the state in the next few weeks (see attached schedule) to provide information about the settlement and gather input for the development of a spending plan for the funds. 


Read Our New Newsletter - The Ripple!
The Winter edition of the Ripple is filled with articles about projects and activities that strive to achieve our objectives and "make it happen".  We are also pleased to welcome new members to ACFC!

We hope you enjoy reading the 4-page Ripple! 

Click on the link below to read a PDF copy of the Ripple 
http://alabamacleanfuels.org/blog/assets/content//Ripple%20-%20Winter%202018%20FINAL.pdf
We welcome your comments and suggestions for upcoming editions of the Ripple.
 

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