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Efficiency Maine Extends its Electric Vehicle Accelerator Program for Another Year, Advancing Key Climate Change Objective

On September 2, 2021, the second anniversary of launching its electric vehicle (EV) rebate program — the EV Accelerator Program — Efficiency Maine announced it will extend the program for another year.

Efficiency Maine estimates it has sufficient funds to help defray the cost of approximately 2,500 more EV purchases in the next […]

Project Powershift – EV Chargers Available

Where? Washington Electric Co-op, WEC Area

WEC’s Project Powershift initiative to include electric vehicle chargers enabled to charge your car when energy costs are lowest and powered by the cleanest sources. Members with electric cars can receive a new level 2 EV charger for their home.

What is Project PowerShift? When peak electricity demand is […]

Confessions of an Electric Car Driver in Vermont

Larry Plesent and his Chevy Bolt. (Courtesy photo)

Larry Plesent

It’s been 18 months since I drove my all electric 2020 Chevy Bolt off the lot two icy January’s ago. Here at last, a “seasoned” electric car driver punctures the myths and reveals the downsides of affordable electric commuting cars.

Sustainable Hanover Event: Panels and EV’s and E-bikes, OH MY!

Join us Wednesday July 21 at the Hanover Farmers Market from 4-7 p.m. and meet ReVision Energy and Solaflect Energy associates in person. Sustainable Hanover will host a variety of electric cars and bikes – talk to their owners and learn how enjoyable going electric can be! If you’re lucky, you’ll be treated to a […]

Ford F-150 Lightning

Ford Motor Company

How to GET Yours ASAP

N. R. Mallery, publisher of Green Energy Times

It looks like Ford is stealing a bit of Tesla’s thunder with an exciting new electric pickup truck. It is releasing the F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck at a price that is very competitive, […]

Talk with GMP About How You and Your Community Can Save on Driving and Heating! 

Vermont Regional Planning Commissions Host a Learning Opportunity with Green Mountain Power May 4, 2021 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Learn how GMP can help you and your community save while tackling the two biggest sources of carbon pollution in Vermont – driving and heating. Members of GMP’s innovation team are joining us for a […]

A Quick Assessment of Economic Impact of Electric Vehicles for New Hampshire

Source: Department of Energy at Energy.gov

Randy Bryan

One topic I did not spend enough time talking about at the New Hampshire Innovation Conference (see page 7 for more information) is how electric vehicles (EVs) can help New Hampshire’s economy. This economic view of clean technology is critical to reaching a broader audience […]

Video Review

“The Dirty Truth about Combustion Engine Vehicles”

Created by Mark Linthicum, 14 minutes, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mk-LnUYEXuM

Review by Victoria Ines

The animation “The Dirty Truth about Combustion Engine Vehicles” discusses the misconception that the process to power an EV pollutes the same amount as a petrol car. Image: YouTube.

It is common knowledge that Tesla […]

Gas or Electric: What Pollutes More?

We often hear people complaining that electric vehicles are dirty in their own way. Is this true? Or is it a deception spread by those who fear the decline and fall of the oil industry? This video explains things for those who want to know.

We have seen a few statistics in the video […]

Will Ferrell’s GM Ad Gets a Quick Response From Norway

For a little fun, watch this Superbowl ad Will Ferrell did for GM. (Click on the image to watch it – about 90 seconds):

Will Ferrell. Screen capture from YouTube.

Then this, from a Norwegian university (Again, click on the image – 2 minutes.):

YouTube screen capture.

Question: Are we missing […]