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Plug In to Electric Vehicles at Upcoming Expo

Local Groups Host Electric Vehicle Expo in White River Junction

Vital Communities, Upper Valley Sierra Club, and volunteers from several Upper Valley energy committees are joining forces to host the Upper Valley Electric Vehicle Expo on Saturday, September 9, from 12 to 4 p.m. (rain or shine) at the Dothan Brook School […]

Electric Vehicle Chargers Are Next Step for Colebrook’s Green Grocer

A large swath of New Hampshire’s North Country just became more accessible for drivers of Electric Vehicles (EV) with the opening this month of two new EV chargers at LaPerle’s IGA in Colebrook.

The chargers are the northernmost, publicly-available recharging point in the state and fill a critical gap in the EV charging infrastructure between […]

FREE Basic Bike Maintenance workshop

It’s not too late to get your bike ready for the road! Sign up for our FREE Basic Bike Maintenance workshop at the Upper Valley Food Co-op on Thursday, June 29, from 6-7:30 pm. E-mail Bethany to register, and visit the Vital Communities website to learn more.

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Green Mountain Power Teams Up with Freedom Nissan to give customers $10,000 off Leaf purchases

Reduce emissions and lower your transportation costs with 2017 Nissan Leaf

Green Mountain Power (GMP) customers who bring their energy statements and a special code to Freedom Nissan in South Burlington now through September 30 will get $10,000 off the manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) of a 2017 Nissan Leaf. The newly dubbed “Leaf Power […]

New York’s New Electric Vehicle Rebate

Last year, the NY state legislature took a major step forward by approving New York’s first consumer electric vehicle rebate program in the 2016-17 budget!

The New York rebate offers a discount of $500 – $2,000 for the sale or lease of an electric vehicle. Known as the Drive Clean rebate, the amount is […]

Will Marine Spatial Planning Save the Oceans?

Annual Wallingford Bike Safety Day: Rides Again On Saturday, May 13th, 2017

On Saturday, May 13th, from 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM, The Wallingford Community Bike Safety Day, will host it’s 19th annual event, at the Wallingford Elementary School. This fun, interactive and collaboratively sponsored event always has something for all ages; from free helmet fitting to an obstacle course, and from bike safety inspections to 911 […]

LEAP Energy Fair – Waterbury, VT – April 8, 2017

Invitation: New England’s Energy Future event

The Opportunities and Challenges of Renewable Energy Technologies Please join in for light refreshments and to learn about New Hampshire’s powerful renewable energy resources and the technological advancements that are making them true alternatives to fossil fuels. Dr. Cameron Wake, UNH Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space & Josephine A. Lamprey Professor […]

Detroit’s Death Wish Comes Roaring Back

From: TAKING THE INITIATIVE: Carl Pope’s Blog, March 6, 2017 Washington, DC

The oil industry, and its “deep state” allies in the Trump Administration, have lured US auto companies into a potentially fatal political trap, chumming Detroit by tapping into the deeply embedded penchant of the Big Three for chasing short-term market trends at […]