AQ Programs

DEQ has developed the CFP Online System (only registered businesses have access to the system) to implement the Clean Fuels Program. It is a web-based tool that is used for:

  • Regulated parties and credit generators to submit quarterly progress reports that generate deficits and credits;
  • Regulated parties to submit annual compliance reports to demonstrate compliance with the clean fuels standards;
  • Regulated parties and credit generators to transact (buy and sell) credits; and
  • Alternative fuel producers to register new fuel pathways. 
Access the CFP Online System

For future reference, please bookmark this page and not the login page for the system.


View the 2019 Reporting Webinar slides

Reporting schedule

2019 fuel transactions
For 2019 fuel transactions, regulated parties and credit generators must upload quarterly progress report data into the CFP Online System by:

  • May 15, 2019 for Q1 2019 reports
  • Aug. 15, 2019 for Q2 2019 reports
  • Nov. 15, 2019 for Q3 2019 reports
  • Feb. 15, 2020 for Q4 2019 reports

After these initial uploads, regulated parties and credit generators must work with their business partners to resolve any fuel transaction discrepancies. All final quarterly progress reports must be reconciled in the CFP Online System and then the reports submitted by:

  • July 1, 2019 for Q1 2019 reports, but no sooner than May 1, 2019 or prior to the submittal of your 2018 annual report
  • Sept. 30, 2019 for Q2 2019 reports
  • Dec. 31, 2019 for Q3 2019 reports
  • March 31, 2020 for Q4 2019 reports

Regulated parties and credit generators must use the CFP Online System to submit an annual compliance report to DEQ no later than April 30, 2020 for the 2019 calendar year.

FAQs for Reporting Questions

As DEQ continues to work with parties participating in the program, several questions come up repeatedly. This section intends to provide that place where the responses are available to all affected parties. The focus is on the basics of the program and how parties are required to report and incorporates aspects of past regulatory bulletins issued by the agency from 2016 to date.
The CFP Online System is available at All reporting, credit transfers, and compliance demonstrations must be done through the Online System.
Gasoline, Diesel, Ethanol, Biodiesel, and Renewable Diesel, or any blend thereof. These fuels are called Regulated Fuels in the program’s regulation.
Electricity, Natural Gas, Renewable Natural Gas, Propane, and Hydrogen. These fuels are called opt-in fuels in the program’s regulation
Quarterly reports are how registered parties report to DEQ which fuels they imported into the state, traded with other parties, exported, or dispensed into motor vehicles. They are due 90 days after the close of the quarter. The data must be uploaded within 45 days of the close of the quarter so that regulated parties may use the remaining 45 days to reconcile their transactions with their business partners and submit the report to DEQ. When a quarterly report is submitted, credits and deficits are calculated and placed in parties’ accounts. These are the official calculations for the program.
You can download the latest Excel and XML templates on the home screen when you log in to the CFP Online System.
The annual report incorporates the four quarterly reports submitted by a regulated party or credit generator and is the way that regulated parties and credit generators attest that they are in compliance with the program’s rules. For regulated parties, the annual report is the way they demonstrate compliance with the annual carbon intensity requirements. They must be submitted by April 30th of each year for the preceding year.