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Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

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 […]

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? […]

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 […]

Baker-Polito Administration Expands Electric Vehicle Rebate Program to Include Commercial and Nonprofit Fleets

BOSTON – The Baker-Polito Administration today announced the expansion of the Commonwealth’s electric vehicle rebate program, Massachusetts Offers Rebates for Electric Vehicles (MOR-EV) to include commercial and nonprofit fleets. Building on the Administration’s December 2019 announcement committing at least $27 million per year in 2020 and 2021 to electric vehicle incentive programs, the expansion of […]

New Electric Car Incentive Updates

David Roberts

Incentives remain an important motivator for many electric car buyers today. While plugging in can save thousands of dollars in fuel and maintenance over the life of the vehicle, many consumers still see higher purchase prices as a significant issue.

The Federal tax credit for plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) offers up to $7,500 […]

Electric Cars: Are They Better for Your Pocket and the Climate Right NOW?

Charging (Shutterstock image)

Jayd Alvarez

I read a blog post from Connecticut Fund for the Environment President Curt Johnson, and he reaffirmed what I already expected: my next car will likely be an all-electric vehicle (EV). I currently drive a Toyota Prius hybrid, because in 2013, the price to purchase and to operate an […]

Drive Electric Week: Sept 14 -22

Record Number of EV Events Scheduled in Vermont

 

Join the nationwide celebration of EVs – from their growing availability to their widespread financial and environmental benefits – at a Drive Electric Week event near your community. Events include speaking with local EV owners about their experiences, test drives, presentations, music, games, and more. […]

Vermont EV Incentives in 2019 Transportation Bill

Electric utilities and Drive Electric Vermont have offered EV incentives over the years, but so far, the State of Vermont has not advanced an EV incentive program. Legislators have debated the issue over the past several years, but nothing advanced until the recently finished session when Governor Phil Scott included an EV incentive proposal in […]

Clean Energy NH Statement on Vetoes of SB72 & SB275

Latest Clean Energy Denies Rights of Clean Energy System Owners

Favors Corporate Interests

Once again, Governor Sununu has delivered a paradox; where his previous veto of the widely bi-partisan HB365 vowed he supported clean energy, his most recent veto of SB72 says otherwise.

SB72 would have corrected a statutory […]