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Monadnock Food Co-op Earns Bronze Bicycle Friendly Business Designation by League of American Bicyclists

Third Business in New Hampshire to Earn Designation KEENE, NH – The League of American Bicyclists, a national bicycling and advocacy organization of nearly 20,000 members, has recognized Monadnock Food Co-op with a prestigious bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Business (BFB) certification. With the announcement of 82 new and renewing BFBs across the country, the co-op […]

EPA Announces $40 Million in Funding to Reduce Emissions from Diesel Engines

Grant funding prioritized for areas facing air quality challenges

DALLAS – (Dec. 21, 2018) Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the availability of grant funding to implement projects aimed at reducing emissions from the nation’s existing fleet of older diesel engines. EPA anticipates awarding approximately $40 million in Diesel Emission […]

VTrans Statewide Public Transit Policy Plan

Do you ride the bus? Carpool? Uber? VTrans wants your input and is gathering feedback on existing public transportation services, service gaps and challenges, and potential solutions from stakeholders and transit riders. An interactive survey is currently available to provide feedback. The Vermont Public Transit Policy Plan (PTPP) will quantify Vermont’s transit needs, as well […]

Drive Electric New Hampshire

Three converted Prius plug-in hybrids charging at San Francisco City Hall public recharging station. Image: Wikimedia Commons/Felix Kramer (CalCars).

Randy Bryan, Co-Founder, Drive Electric NH

Greetings and Announcement

First, I would like to wish a very happy and safe holiday season to everyone. Holiday season can generate distracted and difficult driving, no matter what […]

World’s First Zero-Emissions Hydrogen Trains Enter Service

The Coradia iLint, the world’s first hydrogen fuel cell train. Image: Wikimedia Commons/Plutowiki

By Lorraine Chow, EcoWatch

Reposted with permission from EcoWatch

The world’s first hydrogen fuel cell train entered commercial service in the German state of Lower Saxony on September 17, 2018.

The Coradia iLint, developed by French railway manufacturer Alstom, features fuel […]

Colby-Sawyer College Installs Electric Vehicle Charging Station

A Level 2 EV charging station is installed at Colby-Sawyer College in parking lot D. Courtesy photo.

Rebecca Tham and Jen White

As part of the Colby-Sawyer College’s most recent campus improvements and commitment to sustainability, an electrical vehicle (EV) charging station was installed this fall at the college in New London, New Hampshire. […]

Nashua, NH’s Newest Buses Will Be Hybrids

Green Energy Times staff

Nashua, New Hampshire, is getting two new diesel-electric buses to be paid for through a $1.1 million low or no Emission grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The buses are being manufactured by BAE at its plant in Endicott, New York.

BAE Systems launched its hybrid propulsion […]

EV Charging Grant Funding Opportunities

Many states are putting a portion of the funds from their VW “Dieselgate” settlements toward building out EV charging. Maine recently launched a program to support DC fast charging along high traffic corridors.

Vermont has a current grant opportunity for Level 2 and DCFC installations with $2.4 million in funding available to support:

Public charging […]

From Boston to the DC Beltway, it’s time to transform transportation – attend our webinar

WEBINAR INVITATION Transforming Transportation in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic

Is your commute driving you nuts? Tired of choking on tailpipe exhaust?

Our transportation system—how we move people and goods from point A to point B—is not working for far too many people.Furthermore, it is a major source of air pollution and the largest […]

Vermont Funding Opportunities for Electric Transportation

Burlington Electric EV Financing Program Burlington Electric Department has partnered with local credit unions to make EVs more affordable for the Burlington Community. The credit unions – Green Mountain Credit Union, Vermont Federal Credit Union, and VSECU – are offering low- and, under certain circumstances, no-interest loans and allowing Burlington Electric customers to apply their […]