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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 […]

Energy Efficiency: Electric Vehicle vs Conventional Gasoline Vehicle?

Only about 12%–30% of the energy from the fuel you put in a conventional vehicle is used to move it down the road. The rest of the energy is lost to engine and driveline inefficiencies or used to power accessories. In an electric vehicle, about 72%–94% of the energy is used to move it down […]

Drive Electric Week is Here: September 8 – 16

National Drive Electric Week is a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today’s widespread availability of plug-in vehicles. Find events in your area at


Put a smile on your face and reduce carbon emissions!

Electric vehicles will put a smile on your face.

Would you have a big smile on your face if you could undermine the oil and gas industry, protect our climate, and #Resist Trump’s rollback of environmental protections all at the same time?

You can, and it’s fun! Check out a National […]

National Drive Electric Week in NH

Hilltop Chevrolet’s Chevy Volt in front of the Concord, NH State House during Drive Electric Week in September 2017. Photo courtesy Catherine Corkery, NH Sierra Club.

By Randy Bryan, co-Founder Drive Electric NH

Get ready! On Saturday, September 8th, the Sierra Club of NH will host the eighth annual National Drive Electric Week (NDEW) […]