Can an all-electric vehicle work in Tompkins County? How long can you travel? Are they that much better for the environment? Aren’t they expensive? Can they save you money? If you’re thinking of going all-out on an all-electric vehicle, read on to learn the answers to these questions and more.Read More
Switching from a conventional car to all-electric vehicles wasn’t easy for either Ithaca resident Alison Klafehn, or Brooktondale resident Veronique Domaratsky. They each had concerns that gave them pause in their purchase. Do they regret the decision? Here we share their stories.Read More
Lester Sowell, a manager at Maguire--the largest car dealer in the Ithaca area--had every possible car choice available to him. Lester cares about car design--and is a dapper fellow himself--and had his eye on a sports car as he got closer to retirement age. So, this summer, when he drove home a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, his family was surprised.Read More
Dream about dumping the pump one day and going all-electric? Wondering if you could save money by upgrading to a more fuel-efficient vehicle? Here are four things that are useful to know when considering a switch to a hybrid or all-electric vehicle.Read More
"Illuminating", "Instructive", "Helpful", & "Fun"
These are some of the words participants have used to describe the volunteer Energy Navigator program, whose second round of training begins in March 2017. Volunteer Energy Navigators learn to reduce their own energy use and save money, and help other community members do the same.Read More