Capitol Clean Cities of Connecticut

Promoting Alternative Fuels & Energy Independence

Energy Independence

Increasing energy security by reducing dependence on petroleum and increasing the use of alternative fuels.

Air Quality

Improving air quality by reducing greenhouse gases, smog-forming compounds, particulate matter, and other air pollutants.

Alternative Fuels

Promoting the use of alternative and renewable fuels, alternative fuel vehicles, and other fuel-saving measures.

Fuel Economy

Improving fuel economy can reduce fuel consumption, save money, reduce climate change, reduce oil dependence costs and increase energy sustainability.

Transportation Technologies

Bringing together members of the private and public sector to deploy emerging transportation technologies.

Idle Reduction Measures

Promoting technologies and practices that reduce the amount of time vehicles idle their engines to reduce petroleum consumption and emissions.


Learn More About Capitol Clean Cities of Connecticut

Capitol Clean Cities of Connecticut is a coalition of stakeholders that has been designated by the U.S. Department of Energy since June 1999 to carry out the mission, vision, and goals of the program. There are nearly 100 coalitions in the United States.

Capitol Clean Cities of Connecticut supports programs and projects that decrease our dependency on imported oil and reduce air pollution. We work with stakeholders in the public and private sectors to deploy alternative and renewable fuels, idle-reduction measures, fuel economy improvements, and transportation technologies.

In 2015, Capitol Clean Cities of Connecticut Helped Reduce:

1,919,755 Gallons of Gasoline
7,871 Tons of Green House Gas Emissions

      Goals & Objectives:

  • Promote the Use of Alternate Fuels and Alternate Fuel Vehicles (AFVs)
  • Increase Fuel Blends Use: Diesel/Biodiesel, Ethanol/Gasoline, Compressed Natural Gas/Hydrogen
  • Accelerate Sales of Hybrid & Electric Vehicles
  • Promote Informed Consumer Choice on Fuel Economy
  • Encourage Use of Idle Reduction Technologies for Heavy Duty Trucks and Other Vehicles
  • Facilitate Public and Private Projects

Our Mission

  • Clean Cities advances the economic, environmental, and energy security of the United States by supporting local decisions to adopt practices that contribute to reduced petroleum consumption in the transportation sector.

    The U.S. Department of Energy Clean Cities Program

Capitol Clean Cities of Connecticut Team


Capitol Clean Cities Coordinator


    David Levine

    Capitol Clean Cities Co-Coordinator



      Learn More About Alternative Fuels, Alternative Fuel Vehicles and Reducing Emissions Using The Resource Links Below

      Capitol Clean Cities Projects

      Glastonbury, CT Vehicles & Station

      Glastonbury, CT Vehicles & Station

      The town of Glastonbury operates a number of vehicles that run on CNG including: 15 Honda Civics, 2 Ford Trucks and 4 shuttle buses for the senior center. It also has it's own natural gas station and utilizes Bio-Deisel fuel for its heavy duty vehicles.

      Meriden Natural Gas Station & Vehicles

      Meriden Natural Gas Station & Vehicles

      The city of Meriden now boasts it's own Natural Gas station. The private station is used by Meriden's fleet of 12 light and medium duty Natural Gas vehicles.

      Hartford, CT Vehicles & Stations

      Hartford, CT Vehicles & Stations

      The city of Hartford is a stakeholder that operates a fleet of light duty Natural Gas and Hybrid vehicles. Hartford also recently purchased 6 new refuse trucks that will run on Compressed Natural Gas.

      AAA Propane Truck Fleet

      AAA Propane Truck Fleet

      Capitol Clean Cities of Connecticut worked with AAA of West Hartford and Cusson Automotive to convert a fleet of propane service trucks in Connecticut to reduce emissions and save money.

      Yellow Cab Taxi Service

      Yellow Cab Taxi Service

      Yellow Cab operates a fleet of alternative fuel vehicles including Honda Civics and MV-1 Vehicles which are handicap accessible. There is also a Clean Energy Natural Gas Station located at Yellow Cab in Bloomfield, CT which is open to the public daily.

      CNG Station at Bradley Airport

      CNG Station at Bradley Airport

      Capitol Clean Cities of Connecticut assisted Clean Energy and Nano Shell Corporation to build a Compressed Natural Gas station that is open to the public 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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      News & Updates

      DEEP: 2017 Comprehensive Energy Strategy

      In 2017, the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has prepared an update to the CES to advance the State’s goal…

      VW Settlement Information

      In late 2015, Volkswagen (VW) publicly admitted it had secretly and deliberately installed a defeat device - software designed to…

      2016 CHEAPR EV Of The Year Award

      The Chevrolet Volt and The Chevrolet Dealers of Connecticut were awarded the Connecticut Hydrogen and Electric Automobile Purchase Rebate (CHEAPR)…


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      Connecticut Clean Cities Coalitions

      Capitol Clean Cities
      of Connecticut

      Craig Peters

      Greater New Haven
      Clean Cities

      Lee Gannis

      Clean Cities

      Jeanne Kurasz

      Southwestern Area
      Clean Cities

      Ed Boman


      Feel Free To Contact Us Directly For More Information

      PO Box 1253
      South Windsor, CT 06074
      United States