Poolesville Green

Poolesville Green Promoting the appreciation, conservation and sustainable use of natural resources in Poolesville and the surrounding communities including Dickerson, Barnesville, Boyds and Darnestown, Maryland. Founded in 2010

Poolesville Green is an independent, nonpartisan, educational 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2010 to promote the appreciation, conservation and sustainable use of natural resources, chiefly energy and water, and to promote recycling, in and around the town of Poolesville, Maryland, including Dickerson, Barnesville, Boyds and Darnestown.

On Wednesday, January 29th at the Maryland State House,  Maryland Governor Larry Hogan recognized our very own Joyce Bre...
02/05/2020

On Wednesday, January 29th at the Maryland State House, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan recognized our very own Joyce Breiner and 39 other professionals as Maryland’s first Certified Climate Change Professionals®. This international credential is administered by the Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO) with training provided by the Maryland Climate Leadership Academy, the nation’s first state-sponsored climate change training institution.

Rivian EV, Truck & SUV versions, coming to market end of 2020. Working to have them show at Poolesville NDEW! We're at #...
02/01/2020

Rivian EV, Truck & SUV versions, coming to market end of 2020. Working to have them show at Poolesville NDEW! We're at #FullyChargedLive this weekend!

01/27/2020
www.evdrivenpe.com

Residential EV charging incentives from Potomac Edison! These can be stacked with other Federal and State EV charger installation incentives! PEPCO area? - they have incentives too.

01/22/2020
Tesla Time News - Sudden Unintended Acceleration!?

Wow, this episode is jam packed with GREAT info! Tesla stock short seller outed re NHTSA petition, BlackRock, Davos, Update on the Las Vegas Boring tunnel (their half done in TWO months!), Updated IECC Code (National Electrical code) requiring EV charging infrastructure, and that's just the first half of the episode! Way to go, Now You Know!

Welcome back for episode 176 of Tesla Time News!!!! Stay tuned for Tesla Time News every Monday! Please consider supporting us on Patreon. We have some pledg...

Pepco customer or know someone who is? Check this out:Pepco’s Smart Home Pilot ProgramThis pilot helps customers save mo...
01/17/2020
Smart Home Pilot Program

Pepco customer or know someone who is? Check this out:
Pepco’s Smart Home Pilot Program
This pilot helps customers save money by identifying where energy may be wasted in the home.

After enrolling, Pepco provides customers with a free Smart Home Kit packed with devices that empowers residents take steps to reduce their energy usage. To find out what's in the kit and how to enroll, please click this link here or call (855) 530-5802.

To be eligible for the pilot program, Pepco residential customers in Maryland must:

Reside in a single-family home or individually metered townhouse or condominium for at least 12 months
Have an electric heat pump or central air conditioning
Have an Ethernet internet connection available in the home (typically an available port on your router)
Have a password-secured home Wi-Fi connection
Have an iOS or Android mobile device
https://homeenergysavings.pepco.com/smart-home-pilot-program

*/ Jump-Start Your Savings Today Enjoy comfort, convenience, and reduced energy costs when you make your home a smart home. Pepco can help you get started with a Smart Home Kit that includes energy-saving items like a smart thermostat, entry sensors, and more—a $700 value—all at no additional co...

This is very good news. To company CEOs: [Blackrock] 'would avoid investments in companies that “present a high sustaina...
01/15/2020
BlackRock C.E.O. Larry Fink: Climate Crisis Will Reshape Finance

This is very good news. To company CEOs: [Blackrock] 'would avoid investments in companies that “present a high sustainability-related risk.”'

In his influential annual letter to chief executives, Mr. Fink said his firm would avoid investments in companies that “present a high sustainability-related risk.”

Has your house of worship gone solar yet?
12/12/2019
PA-IPL

Has your house of worship gone solar yet?

The World Evangelical Association is encouraging houses of worship to go solar, as a way to love Creation and Neighbor. They have set goals.

Tesla Owner in the area! The new Frederick, Maryland Tesla Superchargers just went on line!
11/26/2019

Tesla Owner in the area! The new Frederick, Maryland Tesla Superchargers just went on line!

Supercharger is now open in Frederick, Maryland's Francis Scott Key Mall!!!!

We are working the mall management and their marketing team to set up some kind of Grand Opening Ceremony over the next week or so. Stay tuned!

(#DriveElectric #Tesla #MTOC Photo of Supercharger in Californa)

We all have a stake in this issue. It's not just for government to fix, or business to fix but for all of us to fix - go...
11/26/2019
In bleak report, U.N. says drastic action is only way to avoid worst effects of climate change

We all have a stake in this issue. It's not just for government to fix, or business to fix but for all of us to fix - government, business and individuals. What are you doing to combat climate change? How can you take it to the next level?

Smoke rises from chimneys of the gas boiler houses as the temperature dropped to minus-7 Celsius in Moscow this month. (Maxim Shipenkov/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock) By Brady Dennis Brady DennisReporter focusing on environmental policy and public health issuesEmailBioFollowNovember 26, 2019 at 3:00 AM ESTTh...

11/26/2019
www.ucsusa.org

MD EV Fact #2: Rural EV drivers save the most on fuel.On average, rural Maryland drivers could save $439 by switching from gasoline to electricity. See all the state specific EV facts from Union of Concerned Scientists:https://www.ucsusa.org/sites/default/files/attach/2019/04/State-Benefits-of-EVs-MD.pdf

Our Executive Director was interview by Lee Krevat of @KrevatEnergyInnovations for  #TheClimateChampions podcast! Check ...
11/25/2019
Joyce Breiner, Executive Director and Co-Founder, Poolesville Green, Inc. - Episode 46

Our Executive Director was interview by Lee Krevat of @KrevatEnergyInnovations for #TheClimateChampions podcast! Check it out: https://climatechampions.podbean.com/e/joyce-breiner-executive-director-and-co-founder-poolsville-green-inc-episode-46/

Joyce Breiner, Executive Director & Co-Founder at Poolesville Green, holds a Bachelor in Professional Aeronautics Degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, is a licensed pilot, aircraft owner, and active in community efforts and education advoc...

From Rare.org: Changing Behaviors to Reduce U.S. EmissionsSeven Pathways to Achieve Climate Impact
11/19/2019

From Rare.org:
Changing Behaviors to Reduce U.S. Emissions
Seven Pathways to Achieve Climate Impact

Loved introducing Electric Vehicles (#EVs) to local High Schools and to our future EV owners!
11/19/2019

Loved introducing Electric Vehicles (#EVs) to local High Schools and to our future EV owners!

This last Friday, the Maryland Tesla Owners Club, Electric Vehicle Association of Washington DC (EVA/DC) and other Teslas and EVs joined together for an EV show for the students of Walt Whitman High School.

The Poolesville Green CO2 Cube is on display at the Germantown Library in celebration of the Montgomery  County Energy R...
11/01/2019

The Poolesville Green CO2 Cube is on display at the Germantown Library in celebration of the Montgomery County Energy Roadshow event happening there on Nov 14th from 5:30p-7:30pm!

We're at the Montgomery County Energy Roadshow at the Rockville Library for the Launch of the MontgomeryEnergyConnection...
10/30/2019
Home | Montgomery Energy Connection

We're at the Montgomery County Energy Roadshow at the Rockville Library for the Launch of the MontgomeryEnergyConnection.org website! This is one stop shopping for money saving info about your energy use!

Learn about energy efficiency, opportunities for assistance and programs designed to keep money in your pocket and reduce energy use in your home.

The EVcarFest - Electric Vehicle Show was in the news! Thanks to Linganore Winecellars for hosting! Thanks to all the EV...
10/30/2019
Visitors to Linganore winecellar get taste of owning electric car

The EVcarFest - Electric Vehicle Show was in the news! Thanks to Linganore Winecellars for hosting! Thanks to all the EV owners who came out including
Officer Hartnett of City of Hyattsville Police Department. Thanks to The Frederick News-Post l fredericknewspost.com's Katryna Perera for spending time with us.

Teslas and other electric cars lined the parking lot at Linganore Winecellars Sunday afternoon for the EV – Electric Vehicle – Car Fest.

Join Poolesville Green today at Linganore Winecellars!  Enjoy a beautiful afternoon.
10/27/2019

Join Poolesville Green today at Linganore Winecellars! Enjoy a beautiful afternoon.

Lion Electric
10/11/2019
Lion Electric

Lion Electric

We’re proud to announce the opening of our second Lion Experience Center in Green Island, New York!

This center will help educate school districts, truck fleet operators, and transit bus operators on the advantages of Lion’s range of electric vehicles.

Read more https://thelionelectric.com/documents/en/NY_Lion_Opening.pdf

Wonderful turnout to our Lorax film event this afternoon followed by a tree planting at the John Poole House. Special th...
10/05/2019

Wonderful turnout to our Lorax film event this afternoon followed by a tree planting at the John Poole House. Special thanks to Calleva for the use of their beautiful HQ! Stay tuned for our next fun event!

10/04/2019
www.solartour.org

Not attending the Poolesville Green screening of The Lorax on Saturday afternoon? Here's another option: Attend the 29th Annual Metro DC Solar Homes Tour! You can also attend the Montgomery County Heritage Harvest Festival! Visit one location that is on both is #6 on the Solar Tour and #4 on the Heritage Harvest Festival tour! See details at the links.http://www.solartour.org/pdfs/2019_solar_tour.pdf and https://www.heritagemontgomery.org/heritage-harvest/

Our set up at the Energy Roadshow, an open house put on by @mygreenmc for information on energy. Check out our CO2 footp...
09/28/2019

Our set up at the Energy Roadshow, an open house put on by @mygreenmc for information on energy. Check out our CO2 footprint cube!! It’s a great opportunity to talk with county residents about ways they can get involved in clean energy. @ Lincoln Park Community Center

09/27/2019
Sustainable Poolesville Community Wildlife Habitat Project

Sustainable Poolesville Community Wildlife Habitat Project

The re-dedication of Campbell Park and the official presentation of Poolesville's Community Wildlife Habitat certificate by the National Wildlife Federation will be on Friday, September 27, 2019, at 2:00 pm at Campbell Park. We hope many of you who supported our effort by becoming individual wildlife habitats will be able to attend the event.

09/23/2019
Take a 360 ride in the Poolesville Day Parade 2019 Part 2

Part 2. Take a 360 Tesla Ride in the Poolesville Day Parade during the National Drive Electric Week - Poolesville Day 2019 Event.

Don't forget it is 360, mouse around or use VR Glasses

#Poolesville #NDEW2019 #NDEWPD #DriveElectric
https://youtu.be/Yc8B_96rDAw

Part 2 of Take a 360 ride in the Poolesville Day Parade onboard a Tesla Model X with the electric vehicles of Poolesville.Green, the Maryland Tesla Owners an...

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09/22/2019
Rivian is going to make 100,000 electric delivery vans for Amazon - Electrek

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has announced Rivian, an electric vehicle startup that took a $700 million investment from the online retailer, is going to make 100,000 electric delivery vans for them. At the National Press Club in Washington D.C, Bezos announced plans to address climate change and the new el...

Lots of EVs here already for the National Drive Electric Week EV Show! Come out for test ride/drives! @ Bassett's Fine F...
09/21/2019

Lots of EVs here already for the National Drive Electric Week EV Show! Come out for test ride/drives! @ Bassett's Fine Food & Spirits

Maryland Tesla Owners
09/21/2019

Maryland Tesla Owners

The Tesla Mobile Service Model S is coming to the National Drive Electric Week - Poolesville Day 2019 Saturday 21st! And Tesla Specialists from Westfield Montgomery Mall - Tesla. Come have a chat with them!

Get your free Golden Ticket for an Electric Vehicle Ride/Drive on Poolesville Day 2019 at the Poolesville Green #161, Po...
09/18/2019

Get your free Golden Ticket for an Electric Vehicle Ride/Drive on Poolesville Day 2019 at the Poolesville Green #161, Poolesville Area Chamber of Commerce #34, Maid Brigade of Rockville #3, and Sustainable Poolesville Committee #45 booths or EV owners. Ride/Drives depart from Elgin Rd by Bassett's Fine Food & Spirits between parade end (~11am) and 4pm. Completed Ticket gets you an entry in the Free Drawings! #NDEW2019

Come by the National Drive Electric Week - Poolesville Day 2019 event on Poolesville Day (this Saturday, 21st) in front ...
09/17/2019

Come by the National Drive Electric Week - Poolesville Day 2019 event on Poolesville Day (this Saturday, 21st) in front of Anytime Fitness Poolesville. Test drives start shortly after the parade ends (about 11:30a). Take a test drive/ride of a new Nissan LEAF and you can win some VERY cool things in a free drawing.
If you can’t make it in a LEAF during NDEW, get the test drive experience brought to you by signing up for a concierge drive in your market in one click at https://allnewleaf.com/ !

#DriveElectric #NDEWPD #NDEW2019 #NissanLEAF #SimplyAmazing

"Every major faith tradition calls us to care for the Earth. And every major faith tradition calls us to care for our ne...
09/16/2019
Young Evangelicals for Climate Action

"Every major faith tradition calls us to care for the Earth. And every major faith tradition calls us to care for our neighbors and those who are most vulnerable. And climate change impacts both of those.” ~Rev. Susan Hendershot Guy of Interfaith Power & Light

“We have caused a climate emergency that gravely threatens nature and life itself, including our own."

We're seeking volunteers for our BIG Electric Vehicle Showcase at Poolesville Day next Saturday, Sept 21st. Check out th...
09/16/2019
National Drive Electric Week - Poolesville EV Show & Event Booth Signup

We're seeking volunteers for our BIG Electric Vehicle Showcase at Poolesville Day next Saturday, Sept 21st. Check out the opportunities at this link. SSL Hrs available for Teens. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090f44a8a62fa6fb6-national

Please review the available slots below and click on the button(s) to sign up. Sign up for more than one slot if willing. All Adult and Student Volunteers are requested to sign up for slots here. Students will receive Student Service Learning (SSL) Hours if requested. Be sure to sign in & out with a...

Follow us to keep up with what we’re doing at events like National Drive Electric Week at Poolesville Day in one week, 9...
09/14/2019

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09/14/2019
PepcoConnect

Check this out!!

Stop by our EVsmart booth at the Poolesville Electric Vehicle Car Show on Saturday, September 21. We’ve put aside a special gift for the first 25 people – and you won’t want to miss it.

Hope we see you there! Remember, it is right behind Bassett's Fine Food & Spirits and more in front of Anytime Fitness P...
09/12/2019

Hope we see you there! Remember, it is right behind Bassett's Fine Food & Spirits and more in front of Anytime Fitness Poolesville

If you own an Electric Vehicle or Plugin Hybrid, sign up!

So why come to the National Drive Electric Week - Poolesville Day 2019 event?
So, so many reasons!
* Every registered driver that shows up will get (for free):
- A "Swag Bag" with small goodies and an event T-Shirt
- A ticket to a Driver Only Raffle to win some awesome items!
- A ticket to a Public Action for even more awesome items!
- A great Parking Spot to see the rest of Poolesville Day 2019.
* Plus, you can show up for part or all of the event (runs from10a - 4p)
* Bassett's Fine Food & Spirits will have a party going at our site: https://www.facebook.com/bassettsfinefoodandspirits/photos/a.224436430325/10157015481895326
* See Poolesville Day! Lots of Food, Music, and Family Fun!!!
* Check out the all-electric Transit Bus from Transit Services of Frederick County!
* See a Plug-In Hybrid Bucket Truck from PepcoConnect
* The 1st Police Chevy Bolt in the country - from the City of Hyattsville Police Department
* Test drive or Ride a brand new Nissan USA LEAF
* Check out what's new from Audi USA
* Talk with Tesla Specialists from Telsa Motors
* Electric Motorcycles from Cyclemax (Zero Motorcycles and others)
* And you will be apart of one of the largest National Drive Electric Weeks event in the world.

About the Raffles: They are free and only people that come to the event will be in them (not like ones that go for years and have millions of people). We are giving away some amazing things from our sponsors, like an EGO (#powerbeyondbelief) Electric Lawnmower, Weed Trimmer, LEAF 🤔 Blower and from Bosch USA, a Level II wall charger and more wall chargers from Electric Vehicle Institute. From EVANNEX Tesla Accessories, a cool “Reverse Umbrella” and a whole lot more!

Sign Up https://Poolesville.Green/NDEW

#DriveElectric #NDEWPD #NDEW2019

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Poolesville Green is managed by two volunteer staff members, Joyce Breiner, and Christine Frost, an independent Board of Directors composed of residents from Poolesville, Barnesville, Dickerson and North Potomac, and a Board of Advisors from throughout Montgomery County.

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Poolesville Green is an independent, nonpartisan, educational 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2010 to promote the appreciation, conservation and sustainable use of natural resources, chiefly energy and water, and to promote recycling, in and around the town of Poolesville, Maryland, including Dickerson, Barnesville, Boyds and Darnestown. We believe in Electric Vehicles and Solar Power for the home. We work to educate the public on their use and benefits.

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