The Clean Fuel Partnership (SLCFP) provides technical, financial, and information assistance to fleets who wish to employ cleaner fuels and energy saving and emission reducing technologies. Approximately 80% of the SLCFP members are fleet operators. We partner with fleets from a variety of sectors including:
| - transit agencies|| - fuel providers and distributors|
| - public fleets|| - environmental organizations|
| - private fleets|| - non-profit and community groups|
| - vehicle distributors || - other government organizations|
- RTA’s bus fleet serves the cities of New Orleans and Kenner. Currently, 39 buses are running on biodiesel.
- In addition, RTA operates the New Orleans’ streetcar system, one of our most visible alternative fuel fleets. Thirty-six of RTA’s electric streetcars are in operation at this time along the city’s three streetcar lines. The remaining 30 cars that were damaged in the storm will begin returning to service by the end 2008.
- Jefferson Parish Transit was the first mass transit fleet in the region to use biodiesel, which is employed in their entire fixed-route bus fleet.
- JeT is working to include biodiesel in their paratransit fleet.
- Biodiesel is stored at both JeT’s east bank and west bank facilities.
- Read more: December 3, 2007 Press Release
- Audubon Nature Institute operates 28 vehicles on alternative fuel, including: 23 electric trucks, three E85 vans, one solar car, and a propane forklift.
- The Clean Fuel Partnership is working with Audubon to use biodiesel in support vehicles, in the train that circles the zoo, and in back-up generators at the aquarium and other facilities.
- Kern Studios used biodiesel to fuel the 116 tractors that pulled floats in 19 parades during the 2008 Carnival season.
- Kern Studios is also using biodiesel in their trucks and Mardi Gras World passenger shuttle buses.
- Based on the success of Kern Studios’ switch to biodiesel, the SLCFP plans to work with other tractor companies to include biodiesel in the other Carnival parades throughout the region.
- Read more: January 11, 2008 Press Release
- One-third of the vehicles in the Airport Shuttle fleet are clean burning propane hybrid passenger vans and minibuses.
- Airport Shuttle started using propane vehicle fuel as early as the 1990s and recently returned to alternative fuel with the purchase of the 13 hybrid propane vehicles.
- Read more: December 8, 2008 Press Release
- By the end of 2009, CCE expects to have 327 hybrid delivery trucks on the roads in North America.
- The Louisiana Coca-Cola Bottling Company introduced 8 hybrid delivery trucks to their fleet during the summer of 2009, including three 33,000 lb GVW 12-bay hybrid electric delivery trucks and five 55,000 lb GVC hybrid electric tractors.
- The 55,000 lb GVC hybrid electric tractors are the largest hybrid vehicles in the world and the first of their kind.
- Read more: August 12, 2009 Press Release