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 […]
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.
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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)
A northern New England – north country winter scenario
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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.
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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.
Proterra electric school bus. (Proterra image)
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The following is a joint op-ed from Vermont Natural Resources Council, Vermont Conservation Voters, Vermont Businesses for Social Responsibility, Conservation Law Foundation, Vermont Chapter of the Sierra Club, and Vermont Public Interest Research Group When it comes to getting where we all need to go – which often needs to be by car […]