U.S. Department of Energy - Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

Clean Cities

Clean Cities Strategic Planning 2009 Meeting

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) hosted a two-day public workshop Sept. 22–23, 2009, to collect input to shape a new alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicle deployment strategy for the Clean Cities program. The workshop covered the Clean Cities focus areas (alternative fuels and vehicles, electric-drive vehicles, idle reduction technologies, and fuel economy measures) and included discussions on ethanol, biodiesel, propane, electric-drive vehicles, fuel economy measures, idle reduction technologies, natural gas, and renewable gas.

Photo of a hybrid electric vehicle.

DOE hosted a workshop to shape a new alternative fuel and advanced technology vehicle strategy for Clean Cities.


Briefing Papers

To provide a basis for discussion, DOE and the national laboratories analyzed each technology and summarized issues in the following briefing papers:


The workshop featured the following presentations, including overviews of the Clean Cities program and strategies for the briefing papers:

Public Comments

Workshop attendance was not required to provide comments on the briefing papers. DOE collected written input on them until Oct. 7, 2009. The period for submitting comments is closed.