For every 100 lbs. you carry in your vehicle you lose about 1% in fuel economy. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
By A.J. Higgins Maine Public news story BANGOR, Maine – About 50 people turned out Tuesday night in Bangor for a discussion on the Trump administration’s proposed rollback of car fuel efficiency standards. Co-sponsored by the Natural Resources Council of Maine at the Bangor Public Library, the citizen’s hearing gave residents a chance to offer Read More
by Emily Tadlock WABI-TV news story Watch full news video. BANGOR, Maine (WABI) – A group of Mainers turned out at the Bangor Public Library Tuesday night for a Citizen’s Hearing. The hearing titled Maine Speaks on Climate and Cars was an opportunity for people to talk more about recent Environmental Protection Agency proposals. In Read More
Whether you’d never heard of electric cars, owned one for a while, or are anywhere in between, this was a great fun fall event, which was part of a national network of events happening all around the country for National Drive Electric Week. This event was hosted at the South Portland Community Center by the Read More
NRCM and our partners invited guests to learn about electric cars in Maine on Saturday, September 15 from 12 noon until 4:00 p.m. at Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School, 256 Main Street in South Paris, Maine, during the fourth annual EV Expo. The Transportation and Energy Working Groups of the Center for an Ecology-Based Economy and the Maine Read More
Eating seasonally lets you enjoy different foods at their prime. Seasonal food generally cost less, and getting them to your table creates less global warming pollution. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
NRCM participated in an Electric Vehicle (EV) Symposium – The Future Is Here, hosted by A Climate to Thrive (ACTT) on Saturday, June 2 at the Moore Community Center, 133 State Street, Ellsworth. The Symposium featured a panel of speakers, including NRCM Climate and Clean Energy Policy Advocate and Staff Attorney Sue Ely, discussing all things EV and Read More
‘The future of public transit is electric,’ says the head of ShuttleBus-Zoom, which may join Greater Portland Metro and apply for grant money to replace diesel buses with electric ones. by Penelope Overton, Staff Writer Portland Press Herald news story Greater Portland Metro and ShuttleBus-Zoom may come together to bring the first electric-powered buses to Read More
Mainebiz news story The Natural Resources Council of Maine is putting the word out that the electric bus manufacturer Proterra is bringing a zero-emission electric bus to locations in Portland and Augusta for demonstrations next week. The zero-emissions bus can operate all day on a single charge or by using on-route fasting charging infrastructure, according Read More