The Critical Role of Alternative Fuel Vehicles in Energy Assurance Plans

Energy assurance planning has become a hot topic in light of Hurricane Sandy and other recent natural disasters.  Kate Marks, NASEO’s Managing Director, drove home the importance of integrating alternative fuel vehicles and infrastructure into these plans at a training hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities program held in Washington, D.C., on June 25, 2013, as part of the 2013 Alternative Clean Transportation Expo.  As developers and authors of energy assurance plans, State Energy Offices can maximize the use of alternative fuels through increased use of state fleet vehicles with flexible or alternative fueling capabilities.  The full presentation is available online at