Tennessee Transportation Data for Alternative Fuels and Vehicles

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

Clean Cities Coalitions

Clean Cities builds partnerships to advance alternative fuels and energy-efficient vehicle technologies through a national network of more than 75 coalitions.

Tennessee has 2 coalitions:

East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition

Middle-West Tennessee Clean Fuels Coalition

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) 3,074
Diesel (million gallons/year) 894
Electricity (thousand MWh/year) 96,381
Natural Gas (million cubic feet) 266,917
Conventional Power Plants 19
Generating Capacity (nameplate, MW) 19,150
Oil Refineries 1
Oil Refinery Capacity (bbl/day) 180,000
Renewable Power Plants 29
Renewable Power Plant Capacity (nameplate, MW) 4,146

Source: Biofuels Atlas from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory


Regional Fuel Prices

Average fuel prices as of January 2022

Fuel Midwest Region National Average
per unit sold per GGE per unit sold per GGE
Biodiesel (B20) $3.28/gallon $2.98/GGE $3.42/gallon $3.11/GGE
Ethanol (E85) $2.93/gallon $4.13/GGE $2.97/gallon $4.19/GGE
Natural Gas (CNG) $2.21/GGE $2.21/GGE $2.49/GGE $2.49/GGE
Propane $3.28/gallon $4.53/GGE $3.42/gallon $4.72/GGE
Gasoline $3.05/gallon $3.05/GGE $3.28/gallon $3.28/GGE
Diesel $3.45/gallon $3.11/GGE $3.62/gallon $3.26/GGE

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

Bioenergy Production and Infrastructure

Ethanol Plants 2
Total Ethanol Capacity (million gallons/year) 225
Biodiesel Plants 2
Total Biodiesel Capacity (million gallons/year) 3.8
Biopower Plants 5
Biopower Plant Capacity (nameplate, MW) 191.7

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 electric vehicles.