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Document and Entity Information
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2015
Oct. 30, 2015
Document and Entity Information    
Entity Registrant Name Clean Energy Fuels Corp.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001368265  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2015  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   90,572,501
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2015  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3