The Drive Electric Blog

  • December 28, 2021

    Then and Now: Vermont’s EV Story

    Imagine if Vermonters had only ever driven electric cars?  Electric cars were invented before gas cars and in some parts of the USA, EVs accounted for 1/3 of all the vehicles on the road in the early … more

  • August 18, 2021

    Waterbury LEAP 2021 EV Fest

    Waterbury LEAP organized an evening of free food and fun at the Crossett Brook Middle School on August 18, 2021. Experts and owners were on hand to cover the basics and answer questions about … more

  • August 01, 2021

    EV Charging Etiquette

    Ready to go public with your EV-charging? Keep these simple etiquette tips in mind to help keep our public charging stations efficient, friendly, and accessible for all EV-drivers.

    The main rule … more

  • October 30, 2020

    Leasing Versus Purchasing an Electric Car

      Thinking about a new electric car, but not sure where to begin? After considering what type of electric vehicle makes sense for your needs, we’d suggest deciding whether you want to purchase or … more

  • October 21, 2020

    Electric Vehicles in Winter

    Tags: winter, EV range

    Many recent car buyers are discovering the benefits of getting plug-in electric vehicles (EV), including:

    They have great performance and are fun to drive;

    They are cleaner than gasoline options - … more

  • September 26, 2020

    Drive Electric Week Virtual Event - September 2020

    Vermont Electric Co-op, VPPSA, Stowe Electric Department, Washington Electric Co-op, Green Mountain Power and Drive Electric Vermont hosted a virtual event to celebrate National Drive Electric Week … more

  • August 25, 2020

    Electric Car Webinar - August 2020

    Drive Electric Vermont, Acorn Energy Co-op and the Climate Economy Action Center of Addison County hosted a webinar on electric vehicles (EVs) on Thursday, August 20, 2020. We covered many aspects  … more

  • May 22, 2020

    Electric Car Webinar - May 2020

    IMPORTANT UPDATE - Several changes were made to the State of Vermont EV incentive program in July 2020 which are not reflected in this recording from May. Please refer to the EV incentives page or … more

  • May 08, 2020

    Electric Lawn Care Options

    Tags: incentives

    Taking care of our properties and landscaping traditionally involves the use of a variety of gasoline powered equipment, including mowers, leaf blowers, trimmers and more. Some property owners have … more