My friend Elmer used to be too cheap to buy gas much, so he stayed at home, mostly. Last month he got himself one of those new plug-in electric cars, and now you see him tooling all over the county.

Transportation Blog Posts

TRANSPORTATION: A HUGE OPPORTUNITY FOR IMPROVEMENT

Depending on whom you talk to, we in Maine spend 50-70% of our energy dollars on transportation. So, we stand to gain the most savings by exploring all the ways we can conserve and convert our fuel usage for a more sustainable ride.

Jory Squibb's handmade mini-car, "Moonbeam"

Jory Squibb of Camden shows off his home-made,100 mpg microcar "Moonbeam" at the AltWheels festival in Boston.

 
 
01/30/2014 - 11:28pm

Fred Horch of Brunswick Maine talks about living without using fossil fuels in Brunswick Maine photo by Kay MannOn Sunday, January 26, 2014, Fred Horch of Brunswick gave a talk entitled, "Clean Energy Independence: How the Horch Fa

01/06/2014 - 10:38pm

Gary Higginbottom of the Hydrogen Energy Center photo by Kay MannOn December 19 2013, the Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine (E2Tech) hosted a forum event at Brunswick Landing called, "Accelerating an Innovative &

11/22/2013 - 1:39pm

Phil Coupe of Revision Energy speaks to an audience at Envision Maines forum photo by Kay MannEnvision Maine is hosting a monthly speaker series called, "Pioneers of Maine's Next Economy", designed to be a conversation

11/17/2013 - 3:37pm

past winners of the MIT Clean Energy Prize courtesy of Massachusetts Institute of Technology On November 14, 2013, the US Department of Energy announced the opening of the

10/27/2013 - 11:58am

E2Techs panel on petroleum technologies and transportation moderated by Patrick Coughlin of St Germain Associates photo by Kay MannAmidst all of our coverage of topics related to clean energy technologies, it is useful to remember now and t

09/27/2013 - 4:30pm

Common Ground Country Fair hosted by Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association 2013 If you couldn't make it to the 2013 Common Ground Country Fair hosted by the Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners A

09/25/2013 - 1:29pm

Finalists vie for the coveted "Speed" award in the 2013 Maine Junior Solar Sprint competition in Owls Head Maine Thanks to a grant from the Governor’s Office of Energy Independ

09/14/2013 - 3:18pm

 the Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine logoOn September 3, 2013, the Environmental and Energy Technology Council of Maine (E2Tech) released a report entitled, "The Clean Technology Sector in Maine 2013".

07/29/2013 - 10:28am

The first Nissan Leaf in Maine owned by Marc Gadge Lausier photo by Marc LausierAs of July 23, 2013, Central Maine Power (CMP) is offering a limited grant program to organizations within its service area, to assist with purchasing and ope