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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 […]

End of the Year Recap and Proposals

New Hampshire’s 2018 National Drive Electric Week events. The biggest ever! Image: Jon Gundersen.

Randy Bryan

And while we are at year’s end, it is a good time to reflect on what we’ve accomplished and make plans for where we should go. Drive Electric NH (DE-NH) has had a busy year in our roles […]

AllEarth Rail Commuting Rolling Down the Rails of Vermont Soon

AllEarth Rail car. Photo: AllEarth Renewables.

George Harvey

There was a time when railroads provided most of the passenger transportation in the United States. The Great Depression dealt them a blow, and this was followed quickly by a second blow, as the county moved rapidly to automobiles after the Second World War. […]

Save Money – Drive Electric

David Roberts

Driving a plug-in electric vehicle (EV) is getting easier with the arrival of new longer range and more affordable options, including several offerings with all-wheel drive. Plug-in hybrids like the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV can run 20-plus miles on the battery and then continue running on gasoline for longer trips.

Plugging your ride brings […]

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. […]