About Us


Electric Guide was founded in 2019 and is a news and commentary site that tracks, analyzes, and breaks news on the world-wide transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy. We try to cover these things with honesty, transparency, and just a dash of humor to provide our viewers with an intelligent, flavorful read.

Electric.guide is owned and operated by Electric Guide, LLC in the city of Ventura, California.

Our Team

Colin Layner


Colin Layner

Colin co-founded Electric Guide in 2019 and serves as its Editor-In-Chief. With a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from SDSU, Colin presents a unique point of view in his articles, offering both technical expertise and extensive user experience with electric vehicles.• Connect with Colin via Email or on Facebook and Twitter.

Jill Binoche

Renewable Energy Editor

JIll Binoche

Jill co-founded Electric Guide in 2019 and serves as its Renewable Energy Editor. With a B.S. in Environmental Engineering from the Samueli School at UCI and having campaigned extensively for federal subsidization of affordable green housing, Jill is uniquely qualified to discuss the rapidly evolving renewables industry. • Connect with Jill via Email or on Facebook and Twitter.

Jon Mentor

Electric Bikes / Electric Motorcycles Editor

Jon Mentor

Jon co-founded Electric Guide in 2019 and serves as its Electric Bikes and Electric Motorcycles Editor. Jon has a M.S. in Computer Science, won several intercollegiate events as a member of the UCLA Cycling Team, and is currently active on the USA Triathlon circuit … which doesn’t allow electric motors.• Connect with Jon via Email or on Facebook and Twitter.

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