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.

Over the past 3 years, Capitol Clean Cities has helped to reduce over 8,426,323 gallons of gasoline/diesel and 39,887 tons of greenhouse gas emissions.

      Goals & Objectives:

  • Promote the Use of Alternate Fuels and Alternate Fuel Vehicles (AFVs)
  • 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 Executive Director



    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.

    USA Hauling & Recycling

    USA Hauling & Recycling

    The Clean Energy USA Hauling & Recycling CNG Station located at 35 Maxim Road in Hartford is a public station open 24 hours/7 days per week. The facility is able to accommodate light, medium and heavy duty compressed natural gas vehicles.

    Clean Energy CNG Station, Bloomfield

    Clean Energy CNG Station, Bloomfield

    The Clean Energy CNG Station located at 86 Granby Street in Bloomfield is a public station open 24 hours/7 days per week. The facility is able to accommodate light, medium and heavy duty compressed natural gas vehicles.

    Pride Travel Center, Hartford

    Pride Travel Center, Hartford

    NOW OPEN! Pride Travel Center conveniently located off off Exit 33 on I-91! A large public Multi Alternative Fuel Travel Center open 24 hours/7 days per week, offering Propane, Hydrogen, EV-DC Fast Chargers and TESLA Superchargers.

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    News & Updates

    Clean Cities Celebrates Thirty Years!

    Happy birthday #CleanCities! Celebrating 30 years of advancing affordable, efficient, and clean transportation fuels and technologies. Learn more: Clean Cities…

    Photos & Videos

    Pride Travel Center Grand Opening

    USA Hauling & Recycling Solar CNG Station Grand Opening, East Windsor, CT

    Capitol Clean Cities EV Ride & Drive ft. Honda and Chevrolet, Vernon, CT

    Connecticut Conference of Municipalities, Ledyard, CT

    TESLA Charging Station Grand Opening, Hartford, CT

    Pratt & Whitney Earth Day Event, East Hartford, CT

    Electric Vehicle Charging Program

    Solar Powered CNG Station Launch

    Propane Autogas School Buses

    Motorweek Clean Cities: USA Waste

    Connecticut Clean Cities Coalitions

    Capitol Clean Cities
    of Connecticut

    Craig Peters

    Greater New Haven
    Clean Cities

    Paul Wessel

    Southwestern Area
    Clean Cities

    Daphne Dixon


    Feel Free To Contact Us Directly For More Information

    PO Box 1253
    South Windsor, CT 06074
    United States