Clean Cities Coachella Valley Region
Clean Cities Coachella Valley Region (C3VR) is part of the U.S. Department of Energy Clean Cities Program. C3VR takes leadership roles in coordinating efforts between government and industry to recognize the value of partnership in achieving air quality, energy security, economic development, and transportation goals. In this endeavor, the partnership will work together to create new jobs, expand economic development and commercial opportunities, provide a variety of fuel choices, facilitate and promote alternative fuel vehicle infrastructure, acquisition and use while advancing clean air and energy security goals of the U.S. Department of Energy Clean Cities Program.
Our jurisdictional boundaries include the County of Riverside, Cities of Cathedral City, Coachella, Desert Hot Springs, Indian Wells, Indio, La Quinta, Palm Desert, Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage, and surrounding desert communities.
U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities Program
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities program advances the nation’s economic, environmental, and energy security by supporting local actions to reduce petroleum use in transportation. Clean Cities is part of DOE’s Vehicle Technologies Office. Clean Cities has saved more than 5 billion gallons of petroleum since its inception in 1993. Almost 18,000 stakeholders contribute to Clean Cities’ goals and accomplishments through participation in nearly 100 Clean Cities coalitions across the country. Private companies, fuel suppliers, local governments, vehicle manufacturers, national laboratories, state and federal government agencies, and other organizations join together under Clean Cities to implement alternative-transportation solutions in their communities.
Clean Cities Program Information Resources
Through the National Clean Fleets Partnership, Clean Cities works with large private fleets to reduce petroleum use.The initiative provides fleets with specialized resources, expertise, and support to incorporate alternative fuels and fuel-saving measures into their operations. The National Clean Fleets Partnership builds on the success of Clean Cities, which reduces petroleum consumption at the community level through a nationwide network of coalitions.
The Clean Cities YouTube channel features videos about the Clean Cities program, alternative fuels, advanced vehicles, and successful Clean Cities transportation projects
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