Energy Independence Summit 2024
Alleyn Harned, TEP President (VA), Tammie Bostick, TEP Vice President of Operations (UT), Richard Battersby, East Bay Clean Cities Coalition (CA), Michael Graham, Deputy Director of Columbia-Williamette Clean Cities Coalition (WA), Jannet Malig, Co-Coordinator of Long Beach Clean Cities (CA), Antoine Thompson, CEO & Executive Director of Greater Washington Region Clean Cities Coalition (DC & MD), Joy Gardner, Executive Director of Empire Clean Cities (NY), Danniel Siksay, Chief of Staff of East Tennessee Clean Fuels (TN), and Sumner Pomeroy, Program Manager of Clean Cities Georgia (GA) discuss the vital role Transportation Energy Partners plays in supporting the work of the Clean Cities and Communities coalitions in advancing the alternative fuels transformation.
Transportation Energy Partners (TEP) convenes the nation's 75 Clean Cities and Communities coalitions with the clean transportation industry to advance policies that reduce American dependence on petroleum-based fuels.
Drive Clean Rural USA is Delivering Clean Fuel Benefits to Rural Communities
Drive Clean Rural USA is an 8-state pilot project funded by the DOE, and led by Transportation Energy Partners, focused on bringing together rural government leaders, business owners, fleet managers, farmers, and industry experts to accelerate rural communities' access to clean fuel transportation solutions.
Kelly Gilbert, Executive Director
Metropolitan Energy Center, Kansas City MO
TEP Strengthens the Nation's Clean Cities Coalitions
TEP's policy education on alternative fuel impacts have increased our capacity to advance local markets for clean fuels across Kansas and Missouri. Their effective work at the national level to increase funding and support for the nation's 75 Clean Cities Coalitions has supported similar work in hundreds of communities across the U.S.
TEP Wins New Policies and Funding for the Clean Transportation Industry
TEP has played a critical role in supporting efforts to win new incentives and funding, which have benefitted UPS and others in the clean transportation industry. TEP's annual Energy Independence Summit, which brings Clean Cities and industry leaders together to meet with more than 250 Congressional offices in Washington DC, is one of the most effective grassroots advocacy efforts I have ever seen.
Jim Bruce, Former Senior Vice President and Chief Energy Policy Officer for Global Public Affairs
Alleyn Harned, Executive Director
Virginia Clean Cities
TEP's Energy Independence Summit Connects Clean Transportation Leaders with Top Congressional and Administration Policymakers
The annual Energy Independence Summit is the premier Capitol event bringing together Congressional and Administrative officials, industry leaders, and Clean Cities Coalitions. It is crucial to the ongoing success and sustained support of the program, and to our leaders understanding and support of alternative fuels issues.