Most of us know about Tesla, a maker of electric vehicles (EVs), and have seen its cars driving around. Many of us know that Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla, has been rated as the richest person on Earth, largely because of the company. It seems, however, that not many of […]
When it comes to the number of public electric vehicle (EV) chargers installed per capita, New Hampshire ranks last in New England by a long shot. The Granite State has only one charging port per 4,400 people. The next closest in the region is Connecticut, at one port per 2,900 and […]
ElMundo e-bike transporting a file cabinet and 50 pounds of groceries in basket and pannier on other side. (chicargobike.blogspot.com)
In April, electric bicycles (e-bikes) outsold other electric vehicles in the United States by a fair margin. While 608,000 electric cars were sold, there were 880,000 e-bikes imported, others were […]
Steven Day and Charging Across America founder, Rob Swartz, discuss their cross-country e-motorcycle record attempt at Swartz’s Energica of New England electric motorcycle dealership in Gardner, Massachusetts. (Sandra Crossman)
The first-ever “Charging Across America Challenge” event took place in April. The event was covered in the February 2022 issue of G.E.T. (https://www.greenenergytimes.org/2022/02/the-birth-of-the-charging-across-america-challenge-2022/). […]
(Image: Public domain, modified by Wayne Michaud)
With strong encouragement from the state, the technological innovation of cleaner transportation is taking hold in Vermont, featuring all-electric vehicles (EVs).
Vermont EV and plug-in hybrid registrations have spiked to about 6,600 in recent months, and that demand for EVs in Vermont is […]
Robb Kidd, Vermont Sierra Club
A broad coalition of environmental leaders have applauded the transportation investments included with the enactment of the Fiscal Year 2023 Transportation Bill, H.736, and the Fiscal Year 2023 Appropriations Act, H.740, which earned Vermont Governor Phil Scott’s signature on June 9, 2022. The bills, H.736 and H.740 passed with strong […]
Measures are a good start in reducing transportation emissions
A broad coalition of environmental leaders applaud the transportation investments included with the enactment of the Fiscal Year 2023 Transportation Bill, H.736, and the Fiscal Year 2023 Appropriations Act, H.740, which earned Vermont Governor Phil Scott’s signature on June 9, 2022. The bills, H.736 and H.740 […]
By Ben Jennings, Research Assistant, Transportation Program
This blog post is the second in a series taking a closer look at the findings of the 2021 City Clean Energy Scorecard. An earlier post looked at cities’ progress on energy equity.
Few cities have adequately enabled the use of efficient, low-carbon modes of transportation, according […]
Ecovillage at Ithaca, NY charging site diagram. Photos and diagrams © 2022 by Jeff Gilmore
Worldwide we are in the midst of a big transition away from internal combustion cars and their network of gas stations to electric vehicles (EVs) and new arrangements for powering them.
This article […]
Fuel price sticker shock. (Casey Fiesler. Flickr)
Smart driving, which is also known as eco-driving, green driving or just “driving more efficiently,” is a method of driving that really matters because practicing it can have a positive effect for each one of us and the planet:
Reducing CO2 emissions […]