Helping stakeholders reduce over 49 million gallons of gasoline equivalent since 2009.

The Triangle Clean Cities Coalition was founded in 1999 and designated by the US DOE in 2001 to improve air quality and reduce dependence on petroleum by promoting alternative transportation fuels in the Region J area of North Carolina, including Moore, Chatham, Orange, Durham, Wake, Johnston, and Lee counties. By bringing together fleet managers, local and state government officials, fuel and vehicle providers, and interested citizen groups, we are helping move North Carolina towards a more sustainable future.

Triangle Clean Cities staff assists Coalition members to reach their goals by providing grant funding, technical assistance, and networking opportunities.

coglogo-no white backgroundTriangle Clean Cities is a program of Triangle J Council of Governments. TJCOG is a serves a diverse seven-county region, promoting collaboration among local governments, stakeholders and partners, tackling challenges that cross jurisdictional lines.

Our Progress


View the entire Triangle Clean Cities Coalition 2017 Annual Report here.


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Andrea Eilers – Program Manager for Energy and Environment

Andrea joined Triangle J Council of Governments in November 2015 after working in the Sustainable Transportation and Sustainability sectors since 2009. Prior professional experience includes working for the NC Clean Energy Technology Center at NC State University and for Leonardo Academy, a sustainability non-profit based in Madison, Wisconsin. She has experience in Sustainable Transportation, Grant Application and Project Management, Emission Calculation and Reporting, and Sustainability Training projects.

Phone: 919-558-2705





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Mary Sell – Assistant Coordinator for Energy and Environment

Mary joined the Triangle Clean Cities Coalition in 2015, and was recently designated the Assistant Coordinator for the Coalition. Mary looks forward to working collaboratively within the coalition to build value for participating stakeholders, and increase the adoption of alternative fuels regionally. Ms. Sell holds a Master of Science in Environmental Policy and Planning from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor.

Phone: 919-558-9400





Lyndsay Gavin – Program Analyst for Energy and Environment

Lyndsay joined Triangle J Council of Governments in September 2017, having previously worked in the California EPA Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment and as an environmental and safety engineer for Hunt Oil Company.  Prior professional experience includes statistical analysis of health and environmental data, state and federal environmental permitting, emissions calculation and reporting, and environmental policy analysis.

Phone: 919-558-2704





Clayton Murtle – Energy and Environment Associate

Clayton joined Triangle J Council of Governments as an intern in January 2017. He is a Senior at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill studying Political Science and City Planning. He is interested in pursuing Planning with an environmental focus as a career.


Phone: 919-558-9402