Utilities Companies Hope Incentives Drive People to EV

BURLINGTON, Vt - Getting more Vermonters into electric vehicles.
    
Leaders of Vermont utility companies, car dealerships and Governor Phil Scott were in Burlington to announce new E-V incentives.
    
They include additional rebates to buy an electric car by low and moderate-income Vermonters, General Motors employee pricing on e-v's is being offered at some area dealers and the 10-thousand-dollar rebate program on the Nissan Leaf is also being extended at Freedom Nissan.

"We know as utilities, as energy industry players and as policy makers that we need to make sure that low and moderate income vermonters are able to access every part of the energy revolution and electric vehicles are one very tangible way where they can save money and do good for the envrionment." Said Neale Lunderville, General Manager of Burlington Electric Department.

These incentives mark the state's latest efforts in reducing Vermont's carbon footprint.


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