Concentration of CO2 in the Atmosphere

Earth Day Events Expand to Earth Month

Sherry Boschert

First came National Drive Electric Day, more than a decade ago, when electric vehicle (EV) drivers gathered at events to show their cars and e-bikes and talk about their experiences with the EV-curious who came to ask questions. That expanded in 2014 to National Drive Electric Week events across the United […]

City Resolution Applauds 18 Upper Valley EV-friendly Employers

The Lebanon City Council this week publicly thanked 18 Upper Valley employers who offer some electric vehicle (EV) charging to employees or who otherwise facilitate adoption of EVs by employees. The proclamation will be displayed at the Upper Valley Electric Vehicle Expo on Saturday, September 30 at Lebanon City Hall from 10 a.m. to 3 […]

Electric School Bus Demo Tour

Learn about the fuel and maintenance savings, zero-tailpipe emissions, and many other benefits. Experience firsthand the battery electric bus range, charging process, and handling in our northern New England climate and terrain.


Click to register: White River Junction, VT St. Johnsbury, VT Berlin, VT Bethlehem, VT Bradford, VT […]

EV Performance in Cold Weather

Winter driving can reduce EV range in a way comparable to lower gas mileage in an ICE vehicle. Preheating your EV while it is still plugged in can help reduce winter range loss. (Adobe Stock photo_222789774/teksomolika)

Wayne Michaud

A northern New England – north country winter scenario

It’s 15ºF out and […]

Clean Vehicle Federal Tax Credit: Important Changes and What You Need to Know


Molly Passalacqua

On August 16th, President Biden signed into effect the Inflation Reduction Act. A major goal of this act is to combat global climate change by encouraging individuals to purchase “clean” vehicles, such as electric or plug-in hybrid, and moving production to North America.

If you are […]

Vermont’s New ‘Replace Your Ride’ Funds Clean Options for Transportation

Image courtesy of STATE OF VERMONT Agency of Transportation

Under the Replace Your Ride program, incentives of $3,000 are available on a first-come, first-served basis to income-eligible Vermont residents who retire a working, high-polluting vehicle that is at least ten years old and switch to a new or used plug-in electric vehicle.


Can the Electric Grid Handle Charging All Those EVs?

Proterra electric school bus. (Proterra image)

George Harvey

During the recent heatwave in California, grid authorities asked owners of electric vehicles (EVs) to delay charging them for a few hours to avoid additional demand at just the time when demand was highest. Ironically, this came only a few days after the […]

Vermont’s Opportunity to Ensure Accessible Electric Vehicles – for Consumers and Climate

Members of the Act on Climate Vermont Coalition

When it comes to getting where we all need to go – which often needs to be by car or truck in rural Vermont – the options for cleaner, more affordable vehicles are good. They are also about to get better with the advancement of […]

National Drive Electric Week is Friday, September 23 – Sunday, October 2.

Drive Electric Week in New Hampshire

National Drive Electric Week is Friday, September 23 – Sunday, October 2. With events happening across New Hampshire, check out the Drive Electric NH events page to find an event closest to you. Ask questions and learn more about electric vehicles – maintenance, how to charge them, cost […]

September 1, 2022: City of Lebanon’s Electric Pickup Truck Coming to Farmers Market

The City of Lebanon will take ownership of one of the first electric Ford F150 pickup trucks in the country this week. Bought locally from Lebanon Ford, this light-duty truck called the ‘Lightning’ has a range of 230 miles on a full charge, tows up to 7,700 pounds, acts as a backup generator when […]