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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 […]

Recently Announced Electric Car Models

Rivian SUV. Courtesy photo.

David Robert

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 […]

Five Years of Pickup-SUV Ads, Really?

Randy Bryan

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 […]

Vermont Considers Regulating Electric Car Charging

PEV include both all-electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid vehicles. Sources: PEV registrations – U.S. Department of Energy analysis of IHS Automotive data. Population – U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates, Annual Estimates of the Resident Population. Courtesy: U.S. Department of Energy.David Roberts

Greater availability of new and used plug-in electric vehicle (EV) models combined with […]

NH Event: Granite State Clean Cities Coalition (GSCCC) Stakeholder Meeting

When: Friday, December 21st, 9:00-11:30am – open to all! Where: NH Department of Environmental Services Coastal Offices at Pease International Tradeport in Portsmouth Directions & Details: https://www.granitestatecleancities.nh.gov/index.htm

All those interested in alternative fuels and advanced technology vehicles are welcome to attend the next GSCCC Stakeholder Meeting on Friday, December 21st from 9 – […]