Join GMP to check out electric vehicles up close

Multiple EV Test Drive Events This Fall Around Vermont, Get Answers to Your Questions About GMP Rebates, Programs and Driving Electric

Vermont Business Magazine Green Mountain Power (GMP) is inviting customers to check out electric vehicles (EVs) up close at multiple events this fall. From Montpelier to Manchester, Bristol to Bennington, GMP is teaming up with local energy committees and communities to offer events where customers can learn about driving electric from GMP customers and GMP experts. You can try multiple EV models in a no pressure environment that’s all about answering questions and sharing the benefits of driving an EV.

“These are great events because customers bring their own EVs for folks to check out, and so they can share their own experiences driving electric in Vermont in all seasons. Where else can you go and check out all kinds of different EVs in one place? Plus, EVs are just fun to drive and cheaper to own! We love helping people make the switch away from fossil fuel,” said Tiana Smith, who is Head of Electrification at GMP.

EVs are cheaper to drive than traditional fossil fuel vehicles. You save thousands of dollars over the life of the car because there is no combustion engine – so there is less maintenance and much lower ‘fuel’ costs. With GMP’s discount home EV charging rates, it is like paying $1 per gallon of gas. GMP also offers up to $2,500 in rebates for customers switching from fossil fuel. The savings can be stacked with state rebates of up to $4,000 and federal tax credits up to $7,500 on some models. Transportation is the top source of carbon pollution in Vermont, so switching to an EV is the top action you can take to cut carbon, on top of the money you will save.

Upcoming GMP EV Events

September 24
Huntington Ride and Drive Event

Town: Huntington
Location: 4930 Main Road
Time: 10am-1pm

September 24
Manchester Energy Committee & Earth Matters Electrification Event

Town: Manchester

Location: Rec Park
Time: 10am-12pm

September 24
Montpelier Fall Festival

Town: Montpelier
Location: Statehouse lawn
Time: 12pm-4pm

September 25
Marshfield Fall Festival plus EV Ride and Drive

Town: Marshfield
Location: Old Schoolhouse Common, 122 School Street
Time: 11am-3pm

October 1
Electric Vehicle Show

Town: Bennington
Location: District Courthouse Parking Lot, 150 Veterans Memorial Drive
Time: 10am-1pm

October 1
GMP EV Ride and Drive – Check out EVs!

Town: Bristol
Location: Bristol Town Green
Time: 11am-1pm

October 1
GMP at the Williston EV Fair – Check out EVs!

Town: Williston
Location: Allen Brook School
Time: 1pm-4pm

About Green Mountain Power

Green Mountain Power serves approximately 270,000 residential and business customers in Vermont with electricity that’s 100% carbon free and 68% renewable, and GMP is partnering with them to improve lives and transform communities. GMP is providing solutions to cut carbon and is delivering electricity that is clean, affordable, and always on. GMP is the first utility in the world to get a B Corp certification, meeting rigorous social, environmental, accountability and transparency standards and committing to use business as a force for good. In 2022, GMP was named to TIME’s list of the 100 Most Influential Companies. Fast Company named GMP one of the top five Most Innovative Companies in North America in 2022. GMP also earned a spot on Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in the World list in the energy sector four years in a row, and in 2021 the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) honored GMP as a nationwide leader in energy transformation.

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