Promoting Fuels, Technologies, and Strategies to Reduce Regional Petroleum Use

Alternative Fuels

We work with fleets and consumers to determine which alternative fuels fit their needs. Biodiesel, ethanol, electricity and natural gas are the fuels available in our region. [More about Alternative Fuels]


We have a number of programs to promote petroleum reduction such as ‘Idle Free’ and the Green Parks Initiative. [More about Strategies]

Alternative Vehicles

With thousands of advanced vehicle technologies becoming available we work to promote and integrate these alternative vehicle technologies into our region. [More about Alternative Vehicles]


27% of our Nation’s energy use and 34% of our Greenhouse Gas emissions are attributed to transportation. 

Are you interested in spreading the word about alternative fuels in transportation?

The Coalition and the National Energy Foundation are proud to present an Alternative Fuel and Energy Efficiency Curriculum. The curriculum covers grades 3-adult and a variety of topics from energy conservation to hydrogen fuel cells to vehicle technologies.

The Coalition will be hosting a training in Billings on Friday, August 7, 2015 from 9am to 5pm at MSU Billings College of Education Building.

To register, click here or email

Attendees of the workshop will receive: 8 OPI Renewal Units, a biodiesel kit, a solar car kit, a petroleum technology workbook, the entire curriculum and will be well equipped to lead dozens of age-appropriate, interactive lesson plans on alternative fuel vehicles and energy efficiency.

Email with any questions!

Recent Activity

May Question of the Month

Posted May 20, 2015

Question of the Month: How can I improve my gas mileage while driving this summer? Answer: Whether you are taking a summer road trip or just running errands around town, there are things you can do to improve your fuel … Continue reading

Alternative Fuel Technical Workshops

Posted March 9, 2015

In conjunction with the rebate program, the Coalition is also hosting a set of alternative fuel vehicle workshops throughout the region. At each workshop, a panel of speakers will present on their technology of expertise and answer questions pertaining to the … Continue reading

February 2015 Newsletter

Posted February 23, 2015

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