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Detroit Area Clean Cities Coalition

The Detroit Area Clean Cities coalition works with vehicle fleets, fuel providers, community leaders, and other stakeholders to reduce petroleum use in transportation.
Detroit Area Clean Cities coalition

Contact Information

Sean Reed
734-585-5720 x31
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Clean Cities Coordinator

Sean Reed
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As Detroit Area Clean Cities Coordinator and Clean Energy Coalition's executive director, Sean Reed provides strategic planning, leadership, and guidance to the organization and its alternative fuel initiatives. Reed has successfully acquired, managed, and completed more than 30 state and federal grants valued at more than $60 million. Before founding Clean Energy Coalition in 2005, he served as a program developer and energy analyst for the City of Ann Arbor's Energy Office and the joint City of Ann Arbor/Washtenaw County Community Development Department. Reed has also worked for WARM Training Center in Detroit as a program manager, at Grandmont Rosedale Development Corporation; the Olkonorei Integrated Pastoralist Survival Program in Tanzania, Africa; and as an instructor at the Japanese Ministry of Education in Imadate, Japan. He has presented on the topic of energy efficiency at numerous statewide, regional, and national conferences.

Born in Malawi, Africa, Reed has traveled and worked widely, living in Africa, Asia and Europe. He holds a bachelor's degree from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and master's degrees in social work and urban planning from University of Michigan, as well as certificates as a housing rehabilitation specialist and home energy rater.

Clean Energy Coalition
1250 N Main St, Ste 1
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

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Detroit Area Clean Cities coalition Statistics
Population: 4,356,970
Area: 3,893 sq. mi.
Boundaries: Counties: Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, St. Clair, Wayne
Designated: December 18, 1996   
Alternative Fueling Stations:
   Biodiesel (B20 and above): 1
   Natural Gas: 17
   Ethanol (E85): 98
   Electric: 327
   Hydrogen: 1
   Propane: 31
Petroleum and GHG Savings*
Total Gallons
Total GHG
by AFV
by AFV
Annual petroleum savings: 5,929,985 gasoline gallon equivalents
See the Gallons by AFV tab for a breakdown of AFV-based petroleum savings.
Annual greenhouse gas emissions avoided: 28,793 tons of CO2
See the GHG by AFV tab for a breakdown of AFV-based greenhouse gas savings.
Annual petroleum savings by alternative fuel vehicle project type: 4,813,444 gasoline gallon equivalents
Greenhouse gas emission reduced by alternative fuel vehicle project type: 15,009 tons of CO2
*2013 metrics