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June 21, 2013
Video: Watch the Clean Cities Google+ Hangout

Miss the Clean Cities Google+ Hangout? Watch a recording of it now.

June 18, 2013
With the help of Kentucky Clean Fuels Coalition, Mammoth Cave National Park was the first National Park fleet to use 100 percent alternative fuel. The Global Electric Motorcar (pictured above) is used by park rangers who need to travel between the Mammoth Cave Campground and the Visitor Center area. | Photo courtesy of Victor Peek Photography.
Transitioning Kentucky Off Oil: An Interview with Clean Cities Coordinator Melissa Howell

As part of the blog series celebrating Clean Cities' 20th anniversary, we interviewed Clean Cities Coordinator Melissa Howell to learn how she is helping transition Kentucky off oil.

June 14, 2013
<div class="field field-name-field-map-byline field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div  class="field-item odd">Nearly 100 Clean Cities coalitions work to reduce petroleum use in communities across the country. Led by Clean Cities coordinators, coalitions are composed of businesses, fuel providers, vehicle fleets, state and local government agencies, and community organizations. These stakeholders come together to share information and resources, educate the public, help craft public policy, and collaborate on projects that reduce petroleum use. Click on a region for more information.</div></div></div>
Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Clean Cities

To celebrate Clean Cities' 20th anniversary, we're counting down the top 10 facts about the program. Test your knowledge now.

June 13, 2013
Mark your calendars for a Google+ Hangout on Clean Cities: Celebrating 20 Years of Sustainable Transportation. | Photo courtesy of the Energy Department.
Hangout with Clean Cities on Thursday, June 20, at 2:30 pm ET

We're celebrating 20 years of Clean Cities' sustainable transportation work with a Google+ Hangout. Now's your chance to ask questions about what is happening across the nation and in your community to reduce our dependence on oil for transportation.

June 11, 2013
MetLife is one of the 19 new partners in the Energy Department's Workplace Charging Challenge. As part of its Challenge commitment, the company installed electric vehicle charging stations for employee use at 14 of its locations across the country. | Photo courtesy of MetLife.
19 U.S. Employers Join the Workplace Charging Challenge

Since January, 48 employers have committed to providing electric vehicle charging access -- increasing the convenience of owning an electric vehicle and providing employees with more options for charging their vehicles.

June 10, 2013
<div class="field field-name-field-map-byline field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div  class="field-item odd">The eGallon price is calculated using the most recently available state by state residential electricity prices. The state gasoline price above is either the statewide average retail price or a multi-state regional average price reported by EIA. The latest gasoline pricing data is available on EIA’s webpage. Find out more at</div></div></div>
The eGallon: How Much Cheaper Is It to Drive on Electricity?

New eGallon tool provides a quick and simple way for consumers to compare the costs of fueling electric vehicles versus driving on gasoline.

June 10, 2013
New PSAs Help You Save Energy and Money

The Energy Department's new PSAs offer practical and simple actions that both homeowners and renters can take to save money on their energy bills.

May 30, 2013
Waste hauler Enviro Express converted its fleet of heavy-duty trucks to run on liquefied natural gas (LNG) and built the first LNG station east of the Mississippi River with help from the Energy Department's Clean Cities initiative. | Photo courtesy of New Haven Clean Cities Coalition.
Clean Cities Moving Fleets Forward with Liquefied Natural Gas

Learn how local Clean Cities coalitions are helping companies save money on fuel costs and reduce their emissions by switching their fleets to run on liquefied natural gas.

May 23, 2013
Dr. Eric Shrader, the principal investigator of PARC’s battery co-extrusion project, talks about battery innovation and the company's project with ARPA-E. | Photo courtesy of PARC.
ARPA-E Awardee PARC Aims to Change the Way We Think About Batteries

Learn how PARC, with help from ARPA-E funding, is working to manufacture batteries more efficiently.

May 22, 2013
Video: Secretary Moniz's First Day

Watch highlights from Secretary Moniz's first day in office and find out what he had to say about energy efficiency and his vision for the Department's future.