Tennessee Clean Fuels is the home of the East and Middle-West Tennessee Clean Fuel Coalitions. We serve as fleet guides to navigate alternative fuels and advanced vehicle technologies in the 21st century. Both coalitions are nonprofits and official participants in DOE’s Clean Cities Program.

News

Submit Your Fleet Data by March 15!

February 8th, 2017|0 Comments

TNCleanFuels started developing a certification program for fleets in 2014 that culminated in our first awarding of certifications in 2016. We had eight fleets that met the requirements and submitted data and became the inaugural class of “Tennessee Green Fleets” last year, and we are now […]

Apply NOW for Cost Assistance towards purchasing AFVs in TN!

February 8th, 2017|0 Comments

The 2017 round of funding for the “Reducing Diesel Emissions for a Healthier TN” (or RDE4HT) rebate program is available!

This RFP–Request for Proposals–is now open and will close on March 17, 2017 when all proposals are due! This funding can cover up to 100% of your incremental cost* […]

Events

ETCleanFuels 1st 2017 Coalition Meeting

March 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Tennessee Clean Fuels provides valuable services to our members including:

CLEAN FUELS EXPERTISE

We have the technical knowledge—and the right contacts—to make your next project a success. We have access to the most up-to-date information and can help determine what fuels or vehicles are most appropriate for you.

FUNDING ASSISTANCE

Tennessee’s Clean Cities coordinators have years of experience managing projects, grants, and contracts ranging from a few thousand dollars to nearly two million dollars.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

We have developed relationships with many grant agencies and know grant processes well. We provide assistance in developing project proposals and expertise in writing grant applications.

NETWORKING

Coalition membership gives you access to industry partners who currently use alternative fuels and advanced vehicle technologies, providing you the opportunity to learn from their experiences.

Testimonials

“Partnering with East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition has provided a tremendous asset to the City of Knoxville. They’ve saved us a great amount of time and resources when it comes to looking into different fuel mixes to integrate into our fleet or different options we can provide to the community. It’s a tremendous value to have that trusted partner who’s right here in Knoxville but also interacts with people on a national scale.”

Jake Tisinger
Former Project Manager for the City of Knoxville’s Office of Sustainability

2016-06-30T17:02:19+00:00

Jake Tisinger
Former Project Manager for the City of Knoxville’s Office of Sustainability

“Partnering with East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition has provided a tremendous asset to the City of Knoxville. They’ve saved us a great amount of time and resources when it comes to looking into different fuel mixes to integrate into our fleet or different options we can provide to the community. It’s a tremendous value to have that trusted partner who’s right here in Knoxville but also interacts with people on a national scale.”
“We began with biodiesel in 2004 and quickly got into electric hybrid and propane buses as well as CNG trucks. With each of these different options, they have been there to help us better understand our options and guide us in the process. Over the years, the clean fuel options in East Tennessee have grown and a lot of that is due to the tireless efforts of all those involved with ETCleanFuels.”

Bryon Fortner
City of Sevierville, Public Works Director

2016-06-30T17:03:13+00:00

Bryon Fortner
City of Sevierville, Public Works Director

“We began with biodiesel in 2004 and quickly got into electric hybrid and propane buses as well as CNG trucks. With each of these different options, they have been there to help us better understand our options and guide us in the process. Over the years, the clean fuel options in East Tennessee have grown and a lot of that is due to the tireless efforts of all those involved with ETCleanFuels.”
“Jonathan and Kristy are hardworking professionals—and they make work fun! They know the alt-fuels industry and are excellent project managers.”

Steve Walk
VP of Business Development, Protec Fuel Management

2016-06-30T17:01:38+00:00

Steve Walk
VP of Business Development, Protec Fuel Management

“Jonathan and Kristy are hardworking professionals—and they make work fun! They know the alt-fuels industry and are excellent project managers.”
“This group’s philosophy of hard work, dedication, and commitment has provided Kingsport the resources, knowledge, and support that has helped us become a successful, greener fleet and the largest propane user in the State of Tennessee.”

Steve Hightower
Fleet Manager, City of Kingsport

2016-06-30T17:00:59+00:00

Steve Hightower
Fleet Manager, City of Kingsport

“This group’s philosophy of hard work, dedication, and commitment has provided Kingsport the resources, knowledge, and support that has helped us become a successful, greener fleet and the largest propane user in the State of Tennessee.”

Thanks to our Members

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