New England News
12:21 pm
Mon April 22, 2013

Mass. Grant Program to Encourage Electric Vehicle Adoption

On Monday, in the western Massachusetts town of Greenfield, state Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Rick Sullivan announced a new statewide grant program that will assist communities in investing in electric vehicles and infrastructure.

Vehicles at a charging station in San Francisco, CA
Credit Flick user Felixkramer

WAMC's Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard spoke with Secretary Sullivan about the new strategy to reduce the state's reliance on fossil fuels.

Secretary Sullivan and other state officials will also join residents in the town of Chelmsford to mark the launch of the program.

For more information on alternative transportation in Massachusetts:

http://www.mass.gov/eea/energy-utilities-clean-tech/alternative-transportation/