California Transportation Data for Alternative Fuels and Vehicles

Find transportation data and information about alternative fuels and advanced vehicles in California, including laws and incentives, fueling stations, fuel prices, and more.

Laws and Incentives

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laws and incentives in California related to alternative fuels and advanced vehicles

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Clean Cities Coalitions

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Transportation Fuel Consumption

Source: State Energy Data System based on beta data converted to gasoline gallon equivalents of petroleum (GGEs) for the transportation sector (which includes more than highway vehicles) from the U.S. Energy Information Administration

Vehicles Registered in 2021

Electric (EV) 563,100
Plug-In Hybrid Electric (PHEV) 315,300
Hybrid Electric (HEV) 1,355,900
Biodiesel 163,600
Ethanol/Flex (E85) 1,343,200
Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) 12,600
Propane 1,500
Hydrogen 11,800
Methanol 0
Gasoline 30,512,600
Diesel 710,500

Source: Light-duty vehicle registration counts from TransAtlas with data from Experian Information Solutions

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Regional Fuel Prices

Average fuel prices as of October 2022

Fuel West Coast Region National Average
per unit sold per GGE per unit sold per GGE
Biodiesel (B20) $6.08/gallon $5.53/GGE $4.89/gallon $4.45/GGE
Biodiesel (B99–B100) $5.64/gallon $5.58/GGE $5.25/gallon $5.20/GGE
Ethanol (E85) $4.09/gallon $5.77/GGE $3.18/gallon $4.48/GGE
Natural Gas (CNG) $3.23/GGE $3.23/GGE $2.88/GGE $2.88/GGE
Propane $3.79/gallon $5.23/GGE $3.55/gallon $4.90/GGE
Gasoline $6.05/gallon $6.05/GGE $4.05/gallon $4.05/GGE
Diesel $6.32/gallon $5.69/GGE $5.17/gallon $4.65/GGE

Source: Average prices per gasoline gallon equivalent (GGE) for the West Coast PADD from the Alternative Fuel Price Report

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Electricity Sources and Vehicle Emissions

Source: Electricity Sources and Emissions Tool based on assumptions with 2021 data from EIA