Spring 2020 Guide to EV Shopping

We are often asked, “Which EV should I buy?” It’s a great question, and the good news is that it’s becoming harder to choose! Many exciting models of electric vehicles are due out over the next few years, from major manufacturers and promising start-ups alike. The following guide, however, is not about waiting. It’s for… Read more

Big Incentive for Business EV Charging in 2020

Transportation is the single largest contributor of carbon pollution in our country. With our limited time to address this issue, New England states have wisely begun to create incentives for electric vehicle purchases, making it critical to build adequate infrastructure to support this ever-increasing population of EVs. Charging at the workplace is the second-most common… Read more

2021 EV Charging Incentives: Maine, New Hampshire & Massachusetts

Updated: January 2021 EV & EV Charging Incentives & Resources Federal Tax Credits The federal EV & EV charging tax credits for residential and commercial customers was extended at the end of 2020. All-electric and plug-in hybrid cars may be eligible for a federal income tax credit of up to $7,500, depending on the manufacturer…. Read more

Start Your Batteries! National Drive Electric Week this September

All of our branches are excited to participate in National Drive Electric Week – happening in all 50 states from 9/14 – 9/22. Locate an event near you and come view the multitude of EVs available today, and hear firsthand what it is like to own and operate one. There will be test drives! If you… Read more

Gov. Janet Mills Announces New Incentives for Electric Vehicles

Maine homeowners, businesses, and governments now qualify for rebates from $2,000 – $7,500 for a range of electric vehicles, including the Nissan LEAF (and extended range LEAF Plus), Chevy Bolt, Tesla Model 3, Hyundai Kona and Ioniq Electric, Honda Clarity, BMW i3 electric. Rebates are also available for plug-in hybrids including the plug-in Prius, Chevy… Read more

Pape Chevrolet Offers Amazing Incentives for All-Electric Chevy Bolt

Exciting news from Pape Chevrolet in South Portland, Maine: 2019 Bolt purchases qualify for either 10% off MSRP, 14% off MSRP if the buyer owns a non-GM vehicle, or 0% financing! There’s never been a better time to go electric! Upon its release in 2017, the Chevy Bolt earned Motor Trend’s coveted “Car of the… Read more

Town of Derry, NH Installs Free Public EV Charging

Via The Eagle Tribune, ReVision Energy installed four charging stations that can accommodate all kinds of electric vehicles in downtown Derry, NH. “This is something that has been in the works for years,” said Public Works Director Michael Fowler at an earlier meeting, adding the prospect of bringing the electric chargers to town also piqued the… Read more

The Plug-In Hybrid: A More Perfect Union

The average American has a commute of 20 miles or less. It just so happens that there are more than a few outstanding plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs) that can easily cover that distance without a drop of gasoline. A plug-in hybrid like the Chevy Volt, the Chrysler Pacifica, or the upcoming Workhorse pickup truck… Read more

Solar + EV: Drive on Sunshine, Save Big Bucks

Part 3 of 3 Previously: Part 2 we talked about the basics of Electric Vehicle charging, and revealed the Solar Gallon. We rely on cars. Cars bring us to work, to Hannaford, or up to camp. We make serious investments into owning cars with a good reputation, and we spend a lot of money to make sure… Read more