Despite the considerable increase in sales and popularity of electric vehicles, many people are still uninformed on the reality of owning and operating an EV today. Our latest video explores common misconceptions around electric vehicles and the many benefits that EV owners enjoy compared with owning a gasoline-powered car, including better efficiency, lower carbon emissions and fewer maintenance requirements.Watch the Video >>
With electric vehicle sales growing every year and auto manufacturers planning an array of new models, it seems clear that electric vehicles will be the ride of the future! But did you know that electric vehicles offer tons of benefits over gasoline-powered cars, including better efficiency, lower carbon emissions and fewer maintenance requirements? Check out our infographic, Electric Vehicles: The Ride of the Future, to learn more reasons why it’s full speed ahead for electric vehicles!Click here to visit >>
A longer form, fact-based guide for consumers to deepen the education and learning opportunity on electric vehicles. The guidebook is ultimately meant to explore and dispel common misconceptions while illustrating benefits and new opportunities with electric vehicles.Click here to visit >>
Electric vehicles have been developing into a driving force in the automobile world for many years now as sales have grown exponentially since 2011 and show no signs of slowing down. However, despite the considerable increase in sales, many people are still uninformed on the reality of owning and operating an electric vehicle (EV) today.
With the many changes in technology and available models over the last several years, it’s worth taking a closer look at the state of EVs today. Here are three things that you might not know about electric vehicles:
1. Long di… >>
From the cooler temperatures to the changing leaves and reemergence of pumpkin spice everything, it’s clear that fall is on the way.
With the cozier weather temporarily here before the cold of winter blows in, now is the perfect time to get a bit more energy efficient around your home.
Here are six simple ways that you can start saving energy this fall:
1. Combat the draft
Keeping your home warm during the brisk fall weather doesn’t have to come at a high price. Sealing leaks around doors and windows is simple and can make a huge differe… >>
In recent years, improvements in solar technology have been tremendous, as have drops in solar power cost. Since 1977, the price of solar panels has dropped approximately 100 times over. Solar power is now cheaper than power from the grid for billions of people, and many consumers are turning to solar energy to save money. If you're one of them, check out this guide from Consumer Affairs to learn about the major brands, important considerations, different types of solar panels and more.Click here to visit >>
This SECC fact sheet covers new ways that consumers will manage and use energy in their daily lives, highlighting smart thermostats and smart appliances to innovations in smart cities technology and EV charging infrastructure. Download the fact sheet.>>
From providing consumers with easier access to solar to the development of microgrids, this SECC fact sheet covers the more flexible, sustainable ways that consumers will receive energy in the coming years. Download the fact sheet.>>
Summer is quickly approaching, and the forecasts are predicting another season of record-setting heat.
With the scorching heat comes higher-than-usual monthly energy bills, but don’t despair: You can make a difference on your home’s energy usage this summer.
Here are five easy ways you can stay cool this summer while saving money:
1) Keep the sun out on hot days
When the sunlight comes beaming in through the windows, it can drastically heat up your home. This causes the air conditioning unit to work much harder to keep up with the warm a… >>
The future for automobiles is electric.
According to a new survey from the automotive club AAA, the “American appetite for electric vehicles is heating up”. The 2018 survey found that one-in-five Americans are likely to go electric for their next car purchase – up from 15 percent in 2017.
Automotive manufacturers have anticipated this growing consumer interest in electric vehicles (EVs). Many U.S. companies, including Ford and General Motors, hav… >>