Sergio Marchionne with Fiat. Wikipedia.org
By Carl Pope
The news that Fiat-Chrysler is the latest auto-maker caught having massively – and probably illegally – exceeded allowable emission levels for its diesel cars raises a major question: will this crisis shake Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne’s long standing bet against history, in particular against the […]
By George Harvey
Have an old bike you are not using for one reason or another? Maybe you should add an electric assist!
When I gave up my last car, a 2001 Prius, my world shrank to only those places within walking distance. I was able to expand the range again […]
By Larry Gilbert
After selling and promoting e-bikes for five years, I found there are a handful of common reasons people find an e-bike to be a great investment. There are four very common reasons people purchase an e-bike.
Tim Maker of Calais tries an e-bike at an electric vehicle demo last year. Courtesy […]
A BYD electric bus. Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons
By George Harvey
In February of 2017, Green Energy Times ran a story, “Electric Bus Trials in Vermont and New Hampshire,” describing what were then upcoming trials of an electric bus in Vermont. The bus to be used for the test was a forty-foot […]
Green Mountain Power Teams Up with Freedom Nissan to Give Customers $10,000 Off Leaf Purchases
Reduce emissions and lower your transportation costs with the 2017 Nissan Leaf
2017 Nissan Leaf. nissanusa.com
Green Mountain Power (GMP) customers who bring their energy statements and a special code to Freedom Nissan in South Burlington […]
EarthTalk® — from the Editors of E – The Environmental Magazine
Toyota’s Mirai fuel cell vehicle is already available in California, the only U.S. state with any kind of hydrogen refueling infrastructure in place. Image: RynseOut, FlickrCC
For years, green car enthusiasts have been heralding the dawn of a new era of pollution-free driving […]
Alan Betts in his all-electric car that is charged with the electricity from his own solar array. Courtesy photo.
By Dr. Alan K. Betts
It has been a warm winter in New England. Burlington had no nights in January below 0 ºF, and the temperature reached a remarkable 70ºF on February 26th. The […]
Barbara delivers Green Energy Times, what they consider the “real news” paper, with their all-electric Nissan Leaf.
By Barb and Greg Whitchurch
Short answer: it hasn’t. One year ago we bought a 2008 Toyota Prius with 107K miles for $6,600. Last October we bought a 2015 Nissan Leaf with 33K miles for $12K. (The […]
by David Roberts
Transportation is now the single largest source of greenhouse gas emissions in the United States. Taking advantage of more efficient transportation options can save your household money, reduce fossil fuel consumption and support a healthy lifestyle. Reducing transportation emissions on an individual basis is a challenge for many of us due to […]
Bellows Falls Community Bike Project first anniversary celebration. Photo by Karl Kemnitzer.
By Karl Kemnitzer
Reaching our transportation energy goals is often postponed until after we have weatherized our homes and installed solar panels, but since it is the largest energy use (37%) and emissions (46%) of any Vermont energy sector, it should be […]