Transportation accounts for approximately 50 percent of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in California and has a significant impact on air quality, public health, and the environment.
The California Energy Commission’s Fuels and Transportation Division ensures that adequate and reliable transportation energy and infrastructure is provided to the state’s transportation sector while balancing economic, public health, safety, and environmental impacts.
The division administers the Clean Transportation Program, Low Carbon Fuels Production Program, and School Bus Replacement Program.
The Clean Transportation Program invests approximately $100 million annually in transportation and fuel transportation projects throughout the state. Leveraging public and private investments, these investments support innovation and accelerate the development and deployment of alternative and renewable fuels and advanced vehicle technologies, with a focus on zero-emission vehicle infrastructure deployment. The CEC’s Fuels and Transportation division serves as California’s lead for zero-emission vehicle infrastructure funding and deployment, including electric vehicle and hydrogen fuel cell vehicle infrastructure. The division also conducts modeling and analysis to inform infrastructure investment decisions. Further, the program invests in zero-emission vehicle related manufacturing and workforce development to translate clean technology investments into sustained employment opportunities.
The Low Carbon Fuel Production Program supports low carbon fuel production projects in California. The program makes investments to support new and expanded renewable ultra-low-carbon transportation fuel production at commercial-scale advanced fuel production facilities, helping the state’s fuel industry and operators work toward a low-carbon future.
The School Bus Replacement Program offers funding to replace old diesel school buses in disadvantaged and low-income communities throughout California. The program provides schools with options to embrace next-generation zero-emission vehicles and improve children’s health by reducing their exposure to transportation-related air pollution.

ARFVTP Investment Plans

Joint Agency Reports on Assembly Bill 8

Senate Bill 643 Reports