Category Archives: Alternative Fuel Updates

Massachusetts to Offer State EV Rebate

By Alli Knothe TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF

WORCESTER — In hopes of furthering the state’s emissions goals, Gov. Deval Patrick announced a new rebate program Thursday to encourage sales of plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles.

The rebates, worth up to … Read More

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Maine Clean Communities’ Nissan LEAF All-Electric Vehicle Update

Another Flawless Performance!

This week, ecomaine, a Maine Clean Communities’ Stakeholder is “borrowing” the EV.

Here’s what Mark maritato, Environmental, Health and Safety Specialist for ecomaine had to say after driving the vehicle for two days:

“The LEAF performed flawlessly … Read More

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Natural Gas Vehicle Workshop for Fleets May 20th, Portland

Natural Gas Vehicles – The Here and Now Technology: A Workshop for New England
Tuesday, May 20th
8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
USM, Lee Auditorium
Portland, Maine

The New England Regional Clean Cities Coalitions are holding FREE one-day workshops for … Read More

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Acadia National Park is Awarded Alternative Fuel Vehicle Grant

Acadia National Park is Awarded Alternative Fuel Vehicle Grant

 

Acadia National Park, a Maine Clean Communities’ stakeholder, is one of 9 national parks selected to receive new alternative fuel and fuel-efficient vehicles through the U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean … Read More

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Webinar: March 12, 2014 1 p.m. Lessons Learned by Clean Cities EV Readiness Projects

Join the U. S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities program for a webinar focused on the results of a new report entitled  A Guide to the Lessons Learned from the Clean Cities Community Electric Vehicle Readiness Projects

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A Guide to the Lessons Learned from the Clean Cities Community Electric Vehicle Readiness Projects

This report summarizes the activities, outputs,
and lessons of a series of projects that are intended to advance the
deployment of plug-in electric vehicles (PEV) that was
launched by the U .S. Department of Energy (DOE) in
2011. This report… Read More

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EV Everywhere: 10 Ways Communities Can Pave the Way for PEVs

The EV Everywhere Grand Challenge is the Energy Department’s 10-year vision to enable the U.S. to be the first nation in the world to produce plug-in electric vehicles that are as affordable for the average American family as today’s gasoline … Read More

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CMP Electric Vehicle Matching Grant Program

CMP Electric Vehicle Matching Grant Program – Applications Accepted until May 1st, 2014

 

Program Details

A limited number of “matching grants” are available for businesses and organizations in the Greater Portland area to purchase or lease an electric vehicle, … Read More

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Municipal Fleets Saving Money by Using EVs

Municipal fleets are saving money by using electric vehicles, and the Electrification Coalition has the numbers to prove it. Houston, TX, for example, expects to save $110,000 a year by bringing in 27 Nissan Leafs, according to the EC study.The … Read More

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Test Your EV Knowledge and Get $50 off a Charging Station

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