Tag: electric cars

GreenLaurel: Does Your Next Car Make a Difference to Our Climate?

An electric-fueled (EV) car charged at a home switched to cheaper-than-BGE-electricity is emission-free.


The average two cars that your family tootles around in contribute about 40 percent of your family’s 48,800 pounds of carbon dioxide (CO2) each year (see below). Check out how your car’s emissions stack up, and consider switching to a sedan, a hybrid or an electric vehicle to lighten your CO2 load. Then, take two minutes and switch your home to green energy and you’ll be part of the solution. These individual actions can’t come at a more critical time for our climate. The planet just hit historic CO2 levels.

Camden Yards, M&T Bank Stadium Get Electric Car Charging Stations

Courtesy Maryland Energy Administration
Courtesy Maryland Energy Administration

Electric car owners have a new place to park on game day in Baltimore. Yesterday, state energy administration employees installed nine new electric-vehicle charging ports in the Camden Yards stadium complex.

From Shipping Yards to Electric Cars: How Baltimore’s Economy is Changing



GM’s upcoming electric car, the Chevrolet Spark EV will get around 119 mpg, and may just be the future of the U.S. auto industry. (Certainly some people think so.) And as of last month, its motor is being produced in GM’s car parts plant in White Marsh.