National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week Event - Jacksonville

Day: Thursday, September 18, 2014 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: 5:30PM to 7:30PM
Location: Whole Foods Market - Mandarin
10601 San Jose Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32257
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No celebrities or politicians. Just cool folks with a great attitude!

Event Description

 

Jacksonville Celebrates National Drive Electric Week (Sept. 18, THURS, 5:30PM to 7:30PM)

*** VENUE MOVED to WHOLE FOODS PARKING LOT- 10601 San Jose Blvd (San Jose, just north of I295)

Three years ago, National Plug In Day (now called National Drive Electric Week) was launched by Plug-In America, the Sierra Club and the Electric Auto Association to bring awareness to drivers, household members, and stakholders of this awesome game-changing movement and how they are changing American commuting experience and how it benefits our communities throughout the United States.

What started last year as a small gathering of enthusiastic folks has now blossomed into a bigger and better event.  We will have a fun-filled event on Thursday, Sept. 18 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Whole Foods' parking lot in Mandarin. Sponsors of our local event in Jacksonville this year include JEA and the North Florida Clean Fuels Coalition, and Whole Foods. We plan to have:

Information exchange with current EV drivers - meet electric vehicle owners directly and hear about their driving experiences, fuel bills, utility bill, battery life, reducing their carbon footprint etc.

Ride & Drives – Electric car dealers (BMW, Nissan, Cadillac, Chevrolet and others), other vendors  and electric car owners will be present to give you chance to see how it feels to drive one. 

Charging station demos – we’ll have Chargepoint charging stations so you can experience how easy to charge a car.

Industry experts and vendors – you will have the opportunity to talk to experts and stakeholders regarding public charging infrastructure, electric usage, renewable energy programs, incentives etc. etc.

Snacks and beverages – there will be snacks and beverages served so bring your family....

This event is free and open to everyone.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 56 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Nissan LEAF 4
Tesla Model S 4
Chevrolet Volt 3
BMW i3 REx 1
Cadillac ELR 1
5 Models 13

Registered attendees report 130,093 electric miles driven.

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PLATINUM LEVEL SPONSOR

Nissan LEAF® is the exclusive automotive sponsor of National Drive Electric Week™

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