Did you know that electric car owners in Maine are saving hundreds of dollars a year in fuel costs? By driving electric, thousands of Mainers are saving money, embracing clean transportation, and reducing climate changing pollution, too!
Please join in for the Maine Drive Electric events. They are fun, free, informative ways to get behind […]
2016 NH Drive Electric Week in Concord, NH
By Randy Bryan, Concord, NH
There will be several National Drive Electric Events around NH during National Drive Electric Week, September 9-16th. The Events are sponsored by NH Department of Environmental Services, NH Sierra Club, ConVerdant Vehicles, Plug-in America, New England Electric Auto Association, and others. […]
The nationwide celebration of plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) is here!
We’re gearing up for the 7th annual National Drive Electric Week (NDEW) to be bigger than ever. From Hawaii to New Hampshire, a record number of cities are taking part.
Find out what EV parades, test drives, electric tailgate parties, press conferences, and more are […]
Come test drive a new Electric Vehicle (EV) and learn how affordable it is to own a Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) or Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) at a local National Drive Electric Week event sponsored by New Hampshire Electric Cooperative (NHEC) and hosted by the Common Man Inn in Plymouth on September 14 from […]
Nissan Leaf charging. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.
By Greg and Barbara Whitchurch
Our previous article on electric vehicles (EVs) was “How Has Going Electric (car, not guitar) Changed Our Lifestyle?” (bit.do/Lifestyle-EV) in the April issue of Green Energy Times. In it, we shared our general lifestyle experiences with our “new” (used) 2015 Leaf. […]
Norway, India, and other countries begin to ban conventional vehicles.
Nissan Leaf being charged. Photo: Jakob Härter, Wikimedia Commons.
By George Harvey
It has actually been over a year since India, Norway, and the Netherlands started getting serious about banning vehicles that were entirely powered by gasoline or diesel oil. The Netherlands […]
By Dave Roberts
For the past five years of plug-in electric vehicle (EV) availability, you could select from a multitude of EV models that covered two out of those three characteristics in the title. Over the past six months, a remarkable shift has begun that is getting automakers closer than ever to meeting this triumvirate […]
Local Groups Host Electric Vehicle Expo in White River Junction
Vital Communities, Upper Valley Sierra Club, and volunteers from several Upper Valley energy committees are joining forces to host the Upper Valley Electric Vehicle Expo on Saturday, September 9, from 12 to 4 p.m. (rain or shine) at the Dothan Brook School […]
A large swath of New Hampshire’s North Country just became more accessible for drivers of Electric Vehicles (EV) with the opening this month of two new EV chargers at LaPerle’s IGA in Colebrook.
The chargers are the northernmost, publicly-available recharging point in the state and fill a critical gap in the EV charging infrastructure between […]
A BYD electric bus. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
By George Harvey
In February of 2017, Green Energy Times ran a story, “Electric Bus Trials in Vermont and New Hampshire,” describing what were then upcoming trials of an electric bus in Vermont. The bus to be used for the test was a forty-foot […]