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? 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Charging (Shutterstock image)
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Rivian SUV. Courtesy photo.
Spring has sprung in the Northeast and along with the blossoms and daylight hours, it is also the time when many automakers take the wraps off their 2020 model year vehicles. The annual New York International Auto Show (NYIAS) just ended and here’s an update on some the […]
Sorry, this is an opinion piece. I can’t help myself. I’ve already seen one too many truck and sport utility vehicle (SUV) ads.
Seeing the spectacular rise of Tesla in 2018 has been tremendous. From a hopeful to a real player. They are starting to reach profit stage and redefining the industry. It […]