Welcome to Chicago Area Clean Cities!

What is Chicago Area Clean Cities?

Chicago Area Clean Cities is a nonprofit coalition of stakeholders from government, private business, academia, scientific research, and energy and environmental services working together to promote the use of clean fuels and clean fuel vehicles throughout the Chicago metropolitan area. Learn More »

Fuels & Technologies



How can alternative fuels help your community stay resilient when disaster strikes? We sat down with coordinators and professionals across the country to learn how alternative fuels can be part of the resiliency puzzle.


Thank you Louisiana Clean Fuels - Columbia-Willamette Clean Cities Coalition - South Shore Clean Cities - Wisconsin Clean Cities

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25 Years of Clean Cities

Chicago Area Clean Cities, founded on May 13, 1994, celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. Our coalition is one of nearly 100 coalitions across the country affiliated with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities program, which brings together stakeholders to increase the use of alternative fuels and advanced-vehicle technologies, reduce emissions, and improve local air quality.

Explore this interactive map highlighting the past 25 years.

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Chicago Area Clean Cities is a voluntary, locally based coalition dedicated to expanding the use of clean, domestic fuels and clean vehicle technologies in the Chicago metropolitan area.