Vermont introduces gas vehicle buyback program


Vermont has started a gas vehicle buyback program, “Replace Your Ride,” giving owners $3,000 for their old gas vehicles. According to VTDigger , the State of Vermont has introduced a gas vehicle buyback program called “Replace Your Ride.”

Small Vermont utility quietly builds fleet of 4,000 Tesla Powerwalls


Green Mountain Power (GMP), a Vermont electric utility, has quietly built a fleet of 4,000 Tesla Powerwalls, and it is saving them a lot of money. The post Small Vermont utility quietly builds fleet of 4,000 Tesla Powerwalls appeared first on Electrek.


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DOE: Vermont had the highest number of public EV chargers per capita in US in November 2020

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As of November 2020, Vermont had the highest number of public chargers per capita with 114 EV chargers per 100,000 people, followed by the District of Columbia (81) and California (72), according to the US Department of Energy (DOE).

Dandelion Energy expands residential geothermal to Vermont


of Vermont’s electricity generation in 2019, the largest share for any state, but it has more than 100,000 homes that use fuel oil, the dirtiest fuel for home heating. more… The post Dandelion Energy expands residential geothermal to Vermont appeared first on Electrek.

Vermont launches the first state e-bike incentive program in the US, plus other EV programs


Vermont is launching new electric bike and car incentive programs and is also continuing an existing EV incentive program for state residents. The post Vermont launches the first state e-bike incentive program in the US, plus other EV programs appeared first on Electrek.

Ford F-150 Lightning becomes Vermont Governor’s truck


Earlier this week, Governor Phil Scott of Vermont took delivery of a new Ford F-150 Lightning that will be part of the his fleet of vehicles that ensure secure transportation. In Vermont, we have made substantial investments in EV infrastructure and incentives to make them more affordable.

Vermont B&B Offers Solar-Powered Electric-Car Charging

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In Vermont, a bed & breakfast housed in an 1850s home is getting a 21st century makeover. The West Hill House B&B and Retreat Center in Warren, Vermont, now offers electric-car charging, powered by solar panels. The inn's owners recently acquired a 25-percent stake in the Same Sun Solar Society solar farm in Poultney, Vermont. plug-in cars charging youtube renewable energy solar charging infrastructure Vermont

EGEB: 100 homes in Vermont to get free Gen 2 Span Smart Panel in pilot program


In today’s Electrek Green Energy Brief (EGEB): Vermont’s Green Mountain Power is the first US utility to offer the Span Smart Panel in a pilot program. more… The post EGEB: 100 homes in Vermont to get free Gen 2 Span Smart Panel in pilot program appeared first on Electrek.

Why One Olympic Gold Medalist Drives A Plug-In Hybrid In Vermont

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That includes the cold weather and the occasionally dangerous snowy roads of Vermont. Videos Plug-In Hybrids plug-in cars Olympics VermontOver the past few years, electric cars and plug-in hybrids have proven capable of performing in a variety of environments. In the Green Mountain State, one particularly enthusiastic plug-in hybrid driver has no problem with snow-covered terrain. DON'T MISS: BMW.

Tesla Powerwall and Autobidder tapped for Vermont’s new frequency regulation program


Last week, Vermont’s Green Mountain Power (GMP) launched a program that would utilize energy stored in a network of residential battery storage units to help balance the ISO-New England (ISO-NE) regional grid.

Vermont Passes Feed-In Tariff Measure

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Vermont legislators have passed House Bill 446 , also known as the Vermont Energy Act of 2009, which implements a feed-in tariff—an approach allowing owners of small renewable energy facilities to sign long-term contracts for the sale of power produced by their facilities to the larger grid. The new Vermont Energy Act will apply to renewable energy systems commissioned on or after 30 September 2009, that are up to 2.2

Nissan Ariya Spied In Vermont, See It Uncovered At Chicago Show


This particular Nissan Ariya was fully covered, but if you want to see all of it from up close, go visit the 2021 Chicago Auto Show

President Biden Clears Way for States to Curb Vehicle Pollution

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Originally published on the NRDC Expert Blog. By Luke Tonachel President Biden is following through on his promise to re-establish the long-held authority of governors to adopt vehicle pollution regulations to protect the health and welfare of people in their states.

VT electric utility sells Tesla Powerwall batteries to its customers

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A Vermont electric utility is now selling the battery packs to customers in hopes they can be used to stabilize the grid if needed. energy infrastructure electric utilities plug-in cars energy storage Vermont Tesla PowerwallTesla now has a new—and somewhat unexpected—ally in promoting its Powerwall home energy-storage battery packs. Those customers, meanwhile, can make greater use of renewable energy. DON'T MISS: Tesla to.

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Buyers in seven Northeast states urged to consider electric cars

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New York Marketing New York Auto Show plug-in cars New Jersey Connecticut Massachusetts Rhode Island Vermont New HampshireWhen companies want to sell more of something, they market it. Now, at long last, electric cars are about to get the same treatment. Following an announcement at the New York International Auto Show last week, 16 major automakers are joining forces with seven states to promote sales of electric vehicles to consumers. The Alliance for Automobile.

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Find Out Why This Burnt Tesla Was Abandoned On A Frozen Lake


The remains of this Model X were discovered on a frozen lake somewhere in Vermont in 2019

NREL report shows EV charging stations continued strong growth in early 2020

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A map of the United States showing Vermont with the most EV charging stations per 100,000 people, at 105, followed by California at 64, Washington, D.C. A new report from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) finds that about 12.0% and 49.6%

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The mystery of a Tesla found destroyed on a frozen lake is solved, and it’s a wild story


The mystery of how a Tesla Model X was found burnt to almost nothing on a frozen lake in Vermont is now solved. It’s a wild story that involves over half a million dollars of fraud exploiting Tesla’s purchasing process.

Green Mountain Power aims to make its trucks as green as its grid with Lion Electric


Commercial EV manufacturer Lion Electric has announced that Vermont energy provider Green Mountain Power will purchase two of its all-electric heavy duty trucks.

GM asks Chevy Bolt EV owners not to charge overnight or park inside after 2 more fires


One in May which had the temporary recall , another July 1st which had the final software update in Vermont , and another with the final update in New Jersey in the past week or so. There have been three recent Chevy Bolt EV fires, two within the past 2 weeks.

Chevy Bolt EV catches on fire after receiving both of GM’s ‘software fixes’


Another Chevy Bolt fire occurred on the morning of July 1 in Vermont. Similar to the previous one from less than two months ago , this car spontaneously caught fire the morning after charging and while still plugged in.

Nevada Governor signs multi-state medium- and heavy-duty ZEV MOU to accelerate transportation electrification in state

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Vermont. Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) committing Nevada to work collaboratively to advance and accelerate the market for electric medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, including large pickup trucks and vans, delivery trucks, box trucks, school and transit buses, and long-haul delivery trucks (big-rigs).

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Congressional Democrats file bills to extend federal electric-car tax credits

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Vermont Congressman Peter Welch has filed a bill to extend federal electric-car tax credits for 10 more years, just as the credits begin to run out on the two largest electric-car manufacturers, Tesla and General Motors. Both Tesla and General Motors are expected to reach their cap of 200,000 electric car sales in 2018. Tesla may already have. IRS Tax Credit

New Burlington-Montréal EV charging corridor opening this fall

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A 138-mile (222km) charging corridor between Burlington, Vermont and Montréal, Québec will open this fall. This corridor between the largest cities in Vermont and Québec consists of 17 charging stations positioned at strategic points along the I-89, Highway A-10, Rte 104 and Rte 133. In addition, several other charging stations are present in the vicinity.

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Who is driving less? Democrats or Republicans?

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in Vermont to 8.7% Second, in both states on the two extremes of the decrease in VMT ( Vermont and Wyoming ) rural driving dominates urban driving. by Michael Sivak, Sivak Applied Research. The latest data from the Federal Highway Administration on the amount of driving in the United States indicate that vehicle miles traveled (VMT) in March of this year decreased by 18.6% compared with March 2019. However, the decrease in VMT varied widely by states, ranging from 26.0%

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Lion Electric to Supply Green Mountain Power With All-electric Utility Trucks

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Highview Power and Encore Renewable Energy to co-develop the first long-duration, liquid-air energy storage system in US

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This facility will be a minimum of 50MW, provide in excess of eight hours of storage (400MWh) and will be located in northern Vermont. Highview Power Storage, Inc.,

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States with the highest and lowest truck traffic on interstate highways

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Vermont. Vermont. by Michael Sivak, Sivak Applied Research. This analysis examined truck traffic as the percentage of all traffic on interstate highways in the individual states and the District of Columbia. The calculations combined the percentages of vehicle distances traveled by single-unit trucks and combination trucks (but not light trucks) published by the Federal Highway Administration. The data are for 2019.

Follow-up: In the end, I bought a Toyota Prius Prime plug-in hybrid

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The new vehicle, my wife’s car, had to handle a 16 mile daily commute, occasional 300 mile trips to Vermont (a place of few DC fast chargers), and be less than $40,000. In an article last fall, I reached out the GCR readers for a suggestion for what plug-in vehicle I should buy to complement my 84-mile range 2015 Nissan LEAF.

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Life With Tesla Model S: Does Supercharging Cut Battery Capacity?

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Last month, my wife and I took my 2013 Tesla Model S on a day trip from our home in New York’s Hudson Valley to Brattleboro, Vermont, a distance of 180 miles. We picked up our daughter, charged the 85-kilowatt-hour battery up to 98 percent at the Brattleboro Supercharger, and returned home via a longer, more scenic route of 210 miles. To my. Tesla Motors plug-in cars Fast Charging DC Rapid Charging Tesla Supercharger

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ICCT report quantifies emissions benefits if 12 states & DC adopt slate of California medium- and heavy-duty vehicle regulations

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The signatories are California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington, and the District of Columbia.

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DOE: California had the highest concentration of plug-in vehicles relative to population in 2016

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Vermont and Georgia round out the top six with more than two PEVs per 1,000 people. In 2016, California had the highest concentration of plug-in vehicles relative to population with 6.65 PEVs per 1,000 people, according to figures from the US Department of Energy (DOE). Hawaii had the second highest concentration with nearly four PEVs per 1,000 people followed by Washington and Oregon with about three PEVs per 1,000 people.

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DOT and DOE announce nearly $5B over 5 years for new national EV charging network; $615M in FY2022

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Vermont. The US Departments of Transportation and Energy announced nearly $5 billion that will be made available under the new National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) Formula Program to build out a national electric vehicle charging network. The program will provide nearly $5 billion over five years to help states create a network of EV charging stations along designated Alternative Fuel Corridors, particularly along the Interstate Highway System.

DOE: US average EV CO2e/year is 4,815 lbs, vs. 11,435 lbs for average gasoline car

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EVs charging in Vermont are estimated to produce the fewest emissions—oil and gas make up only 1.2% Although all-electric vehicles (EVs) produce zero tailpipe emissions, there are upstream emissions of greenhouse gases from electricity production. Using electricity production data by source and state, the DOE’s Alternative Fuels Data Center has estimated the annual carbon dioxide (CO 2 e)-equivalent emissions of a typical EV.

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California gas vehicle ban faces pushback from 17 states


17 States have filed a lawsuit with the Federal Court of Appeals, suing to prevent California from banning new ICE vehicle sales after 2035.

Burlington Electric Department Launches New Program with EVmatch to Expand EV Charging at Multi-family Properties

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Burlington Electric Department (BED) recently announced a new rebate program to expand EV charging at multi-family properties in Burlington, Vermont. Shared EVmatch EV charging station at apartment complex in Burlington, Vermont.

Tesla Model X frozen lake mystery gets solved, and the truth is stranger than fiction


Back in 2019, a picture of a charred Tesla Model X in the middle of a frozen lake in Vermont resulted in a lot of electric vehicle enthusiasts scratching their heads in confusion. Gonzalez of Colchester, Vermont. Tesla delivered the vehicle, and it was registered with the Vermont DMV.

News: 10 Best States To Own an EV

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Based on Jerry’s research, an EV-friendly state like Vermont has 10 times the charging infrastructure of states on the bottom of the list like Louisiana, Kentucky and Alaska. Vermont. per 100,000 residents in Louisiana to 134 per 100,000 in Vermont.

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3 East Coast states and DC first to participate in TCI-P cap-and-invest program for transportation

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As part of the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI), Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Vermont, and Virginia have participated actively in developing the TCI-P and have the opportunity to join the program in the future. Collaborating TCI jurisdictions include Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Virginia.

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15 States and the District of Columbia partner to accelerate bus and truck electrification; 100% ZEV by 2050

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States signing the MOU are: California, Connecticut, Colorado, Hawaii, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington.

Lightning eMotors partners with Soderholm Bus & Mobility to sell electric commercial vehicles in Hawaii

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States signing the MOU were California, Connecticut, Colorado, Hawaii, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington.

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California will ban new gasoline car sales


Other states, including Connecticut, Colorado, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington, and Washington D.C., California is expected to become the first state in the U.S.

Electrify America to more than double its current EV charging network by end of 2025

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As part of the expansion, Electrify America will not only multiply its presence in established US regions, but also add the states of Hawaii, North Dakota, South Dakota, West Virginia, Wyoming and Vermont, bringing Electrify America’s network to 49 US states and the District of Columbia.