North Carolina Transportation Data for Alternative Fuels and Vehicles

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

Laws and Incentives

28

laws and incentives in North Carolina related to alternative fuels and advanced vehicles

Recent Additions and Updates

Fueling Stations

993

stations in North Carolina with alternative fuels

Fuel Public Private
Biodiesel (B20 and above) 3 108
Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) 26 13
Electric 550 116
Ethanol (E85) 74 12
Hydrogen 0 0
Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) 1 0
Propane (LPG) 80 10

Clean Cities Coalitions

Clean Cities builds partnerships to advance alternative fuels and energy-efficient vehicle technologies through a national network of nearly 100 coalitions.

North Carolina has 3 coalitions:

Centralina Clean Fuels Coalition

Land of Sky Clean Vehicles Coalition (Western North Carolina)

Triangle Clean Cities (Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill)

Contact a local coordinator or regional manager for project assistance or to connect with other local stakeholders.

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

Fuel Production

Gasoline (million gallons/year) 4,119
Diesel (million gallons/year) 992
Electricity (thousand MWh/year) 128,085
Natural Gas (million cubic feet) 358,510
Conventional Power Plants 81
Generating Capacity (nameplate, MW) 28,271
Oil Refineries 0
Oil Refinery Capacity (bbl/day) 0
Renewable Power Plants 47
Renewable Power Plant Capacity (nameplate, MW) 2,115

Source: BioFuels Atlas from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory

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Regional Fuel Prices

Average fuel prices as of July 2018

Fuel Lower Atlantic Region National Average
per unit sold per GGE per unit sold per GGE
Biodiesel (B20) $2.56/gallon $2.33/GGE $3.06/gallon $2.78/GGE
Biodiesel (B99–B100) $3.63/gallon $3.59/GGE $3.55/gallon $3.51/GGE
Ethanol (E85) $2.39/gallon $3.37/GGE $2.35/gallon $3.31/GGE
Natural Gas (CNG) $2.09/GGE $2.09/GGE $2.22/GGE $2.22/GGE
Propane $2.56/gallon $3.53/GGE $2.81/gallon $3.88/GGE
Gasoline $2.73/gallon $2.73/GGE $2.88/gallon $2.88/GGE
Diesel $3.10/gallon $2.79/GGE $3.24/gallon $2.92/GGE

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

Bioenergy Production and Infrastructure

Ethanol Plants 0.0
Total Ethanol Capacity (million gallons/year) 0.0
Biodiesel Plants 5
Total Biodiesel Capacity (million gallons/year) 15.9
Biopower Plants 16
Biopower Plant Capacity (nameplate, MW) 449.9

Source: BioFuels Atlas from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory

Electricity Sources and Vehicle Emissions

Source: Energy Information Administration, Electricity Net Generation, Open Data API. Learn more about emissions from hybrid and plug-in electric vehicles.