Iowa Transportation Data for Alternative Fuels and Vehicles

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

Clean Cities and Communities Coalitions

Clean Cities and Communities is a U.S. Department of Energy partnership to advance clean transportation nationwide through a network of more than 75 coalitions.

Iowa has 1 coalition:

Iowa Clean Cities Coalition

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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 2022

Electric (EV) 6,200
Plug-In Hybrid Electric (PHEV) 4,900
Hybrid Electric (HEV) 48,600
Biodiesel 37,000
Ethanol/Flex (E85) 338,900
Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) 100
Propane 0
Hydrogen 0
Methanol 0
Gasoline 2,521,300
Diesel 103,000
Unknown Fuel 58,200

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


Regional Fuel Prices

Average fuel prices as of April 2024

Fuel Midwest Region National Average
per unit sold per GGE per unit sold per GGE
Biodiesel (B20) $3.84/gallon $3.49/GGE $3.94/gallon $3.59/GGE
Ethanol (E85) $2.83/gallon $3.99/GGE $2.96/gallon $4.17/GGE
Natural Gas (CNG) $2.64/GGE $2.64/GGE $2.90/GGE $2.90/GGE
Propane $3.36/gallon $4.64/GGE $3.45/gallon $4.76/GGE
Gasoline $3.40/gallon $3.40/GGE $3.65/gallon $3.65/GGE
Diesel $3.87/gallon $3.48/GGE $4.07/gallon $3.66/GGE

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

Electricity Sources and Vehicle Emissions

Source: Electricity Sources and Emissions Tool based on assumptions with 2022 data from EIA