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Ossining Earth Day Charger Ribbon Cutting

Sustainable Westchester assisted the Town of Ossining in winning EV charging station grants, supported the and commissioning, and then joined the ribbon cutting ceremony that launched the opening of the 3 EV charging stations (6 charging ports in total) during Ossining’s Earth Day festival – read more in this article in the Northern Westchester Examiner. Sustainable […]

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Where it pays to drive electric (pretty much everywhere!).

No pump, no pain. Jorge Silva/Reuters https://www.citylab.com/transportation/2017/11/where-it-pays-to-drive-electric/546956/ Where It Pays to Drive Electric SARAH HOLDER NOV 29, 2017 A new study from the Union of Concerned Scientists found that EV drivers save almost $800 a year, depending on where, when, and how they charge. Buying an electric vehicle has long been pitched as being about saving […]

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All-Electric Semi Trucks

Elon Musk unveiled Tesla’s latest: the All-Electric Semi cargo truck. “500 miles per charge – good for 80% of all truck delivery routes. Fill up while your loading, then at your destination while you’re unloading. Faster, Safer, Cleaner. Cheaper to Own, Operate & Maintain.” Now Tesla needs to deliver. Or, as Thomas Edison said: “A […]

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National Drive Electric Week Sept 9 – 17

“National Drive Electric Week”, being held from September 9-17, 2017,  is “a nationwide celebration to heighten awareness of today’s widespread availability of plug-in vehicles and highlight the benefits of all-electric and plug-in hybrid-electric cars, trucks, motorcycles, and more.” Westchester has nearly 2,000 Electric Vehicles on the road today – and more people are switching to […]

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Peekskill NY — Balancing Growth With a Healthy Environment

Nestled on Peekskill Bay, in arguably the most beautiful location on the Hudson River, it’s easy for a visitor to spot the renaissance in Peekskill. Trendy restaurants and nightspots, music, theater, artists, new and expanded businesses are popping up in town and on the riverfront. We even have a new Holiday Inn Express. Recent articles […]

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New York’s Community-Aggregating Power Pilot Passes Milestone

New York’s experiment testing the viability of community-based renewable energy support has passed a milestone: More than half of the county pilot testing the idea has opted in to the program. According to Leo Wiegman, executive director of Sustainable Westchester, about 60 percent of Westchester County’s eligible customers now live in municipalities that have opted […]

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