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Gas or Electric: What Pollutes More?

We often hear people complaining that electric vehicles are dirty in their own way. Is this true? Or is it a deception spread by those who fear the decline and fall of the oil industry? This video explains things for those who want to know.

We have seen a few statistics in the video […]

Will Ferrell’s GM Ad Gets a Quick Response From Norway

For a little fun, watch this Superbowl ad Will Ferrell did for GM. (Click on the image to watch it – about 90 seconds):

Will Ferrell. Screen capture from YouTube.

Then this, from a Norwegian university (Again, click on the image – 2 minutes.):

YouTube screen capture.

Question: Are we missing something in […]

The Merits of Hybrid Vehicles

A Ram plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) being charged. Image: Flickr

Randy Bryan

First, happy new year to everyone. May you stay healthy, and let’s all make 2021 better than 2020. I love seeing the advertisement where a person holds a coffee mug that says 2020 and shows a one-out-of-five satisfaction rating.

So, hybrids? […]

The “Never Charge” EV of the Future

Aptera. Image courtesy of Aptera.

Henry Caldwell

Just imagine the electric vehicle (EV) of the future. Park it in the sun, and you never need to charge it. Or charge it once and go 1,000 miles without another charge.

When will that be? A company called Aptera says it will be […]

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center Installs EV Chargers for Visitors

Program supported by New Hampshire Electric Cooperative

EV charging station at Squam Lakes Natural Science Center

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center is a longtime proponent of green initiatives. From composting toilets, to energy efficient lighting, and small changes that add up to larger impacts like turning off lights and recycling food waste, the Science […]

Drive Electric NH Webinar Series

Celebrate Drive Electric Week Virtually! Drive Electric NH is organizing or partnering on a series of upcoming webinars, including Drive Electric Week!

Virtual Site Visit: Eversource NH’s Biodiesel Bucket Trucks with Battery Powered Aerials – In partnership with GSCCC & VTCCC (9/17 @ 2:00pm, Registration) EV Owner Panel: Why Your Next Car Should be Electric […]

VT EV Stories and Drive Electric Week Virtual Community Conversation

As part of National Drive Electric Week (September 26 – October 4), the Vermont Sierra Club is holding a contest for members to capture 2-minute video stories on why they drive an Electric Vehicle. During last year’s National Drive Electric Week event, we heard from numerous community members that stories like this inspired them to […]

What happens when the State of Vermont EV Incentives run out?

What happens when the State of Vermont EV Incentives run out? Vermonters are taking advantage of the State’s incentive program, but funding is likely to run out soon. Due to anticipated State budget challenges the legislature has not appropriated additional dollars for the program, so get up to $4,000 toward your EV purchase while […]

EV Comparison Tool – check out the latest additions

COVID-19 shutdowns created some EV production delays earlier this year, but we’re excited to see a couple of new models arriving this summer. Use our vehicle comparison tool to see how the new Toyota RAV4 Prime, Ford Escape plug-in hybrid, and Tesla Model Y match up with other family- and road trip-friendly cars. The […]

VT Electric Car Webinar

Are you interested in learning more about electric vehicles? Drive Electric Vermont Acorn Energy Co-op and the Climate Economy Action Center of Addison County are hosting a free webinar about electric vehicles (EVs) Thursday, August 20, 2020 from 7:30 to 8:30 PM. Vermont’s incentive program offers up to $4,000 for an EV purchase, but […]