2014 Fuel Economy Guide

In time for the holidays, the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the US Department of Energy released the 2014 Fuel Economy Guide


Advancing Sustainable Transportation in Tennessee

Presentation by Ben Bolton of TDEC’s Office of Energy Programs at the 2015 Tennessee Chamber of Commerce and Insurance (TCCI) Environment and Energy Conference.

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Bike Share – A Better Way to Travel

Presentation by Philip Pugliese, Bicycle Coordinator, Outdoor Chattanooga; Kim Hawkins, Urban Design Architect, Metro Nashville Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee; Bill Nesper, Vice President of Programs, The League of American Bicyclists video



The U.S. Department of Energy offers a comprehensive overview of biofuels in transportation. Please visit http://www.eere.energy.gov/basics/renewable_energy/biofuels.html for additional information.

Clean Cities in Tennessee

Tennessee is well represented in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities program. Clean Cities is a national network of local coalitions to introduce alternative fuels as a means of reducing consumption of petroleum-based gasoline. To find a coalition in Tennessee, visit http://www1.eere.energy.gov/cleancities/

CNG Options for Fleets and Updates on Local Incentives

Presentation by Elliot Barnett, Project Identification & Management, Strata-G presentation


Compressed Natural Gas for Area Fleets

Presentation by Robert Patterson, Development of CNG Programs and CNG Fueling Station Marketing, PBG Energy Inc. presentation


Electric Vehicles

The U.S. Department of Energy has created an interactive chart showing the price-per-gallon equivalent of driving an electric vehicle, sortable by U.S. national average and by state: http://energy.gov/articles/egallon-how-much-cheaper-it-drive-electricity

To find federal tax credit information regarding electric vehicles, the U.S. Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency have created this user-friendly website: http://www.fueleconomy.gov/


Electric Vehicles: Benefits and Opportunities

Presentation by James Ellis, Electric Vehicle Regional Manager presentation


Federal Resources – Transportation/Alternative Fuels

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy provides a wealth of information on alternative fuels and sustainable transportation. To learn more, visit http://www.afdc.energy.gov/

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) hosts a comprehensive website of information and resources on alternate fuels. To learn more, visit http://www.epa.gov/oms/stateresources/rellinks/altfueloptions.htm

The Energy Information Administration (EIA) website provides informative and engaging statistics on alternative fuel usage in the United States. To learn more, visit http://www.eia.gov/renewable/