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Welcome to the new PSCFC.

The Palmetto State Clean Fuels Coalition (PSCFC) is an initiative of the South Carolina Energy Office and is part of the Clean Cities program, one of nearly 100 designated coalitions in the United States. The Department of Energy approved the application for PSCFC's designation in 2003, recognizing the commitment of our stakeholders to building an alternative fuels market in South Carolina as a statewide coalition in 2004.

Clean Cities is a locally based, voluntary public/private partnership coordinated by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) that expands the use of alternatives to gasoline and diesel fuel. Legal alternatives under EPAct92 include CNG, ethanol, methanol, electricity, and liquefied petroleum gas (propane).

The U.S. Department of Energy developed this program in order to promote energy use in the transportation sector that is clean, safe, less dependent upon foreign sources, and sustainable. Clean Cities builds on local initiative and partnerships and nationwide networks to achieve its goals. By combining local decision-making with voluntary action by partners, this grassroots community action is a departure from the usual top-down approach of federal programs. These coalitions create effective programs that will combine for a sustainable nationwide alternative fuels market.

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November 13, 2015

Alkane Truck Company's Alternative Fuel Powered Class 7 Cab-Over Truck Finalizes D.O.T. Compliance Testing

Myrtle Beach based Alkane Truck Company, Inc. has completed compliance to the United States Department of Transportation...

October 15, 2015

Proterra Moves HQ to California

Proterra, the manufacturer of battery-powered transit buses, has moved its headquarters from Greenville to the San...

July 30, 2015

Explosions, fire reported at Proterra

Investigators are trying to determine the cause of a fire at Proterra in Greenville, the City Fire Department said.


July 27, 2015

United Airlines to start using biofuel on passenger flights

Commercial airline passengers in the U.S. have a lot to think about. Reaching the end of the runway often triggers...