National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week Event - Las Vegas

Day: Saturday, September 9, 2017 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: 10 AM to 2 PM
Location: Springs Preserve
333 South Valley View Boulevard
Las Vegas, NV 89107
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Event Report

National Drive Electric Week in Las Vegas was staged at the Springs Preserve museum parking lot on Saturday, September 9th from 10 AM to 2 PM under a photovoltaic solar canopy that tracked the sun during the day and provided power to two ChargePoint stations, each with two SAE J1772 AC Level 2 ports.

Local supporting organizations included the Nevada Electric Vehicle Accelerator program from REA250.org, Las Vegas Electric Vehicle Association, Sierra Club Toiyabe Chapter, Clean Energy Project, Citizens Climate Lobby, SolarNV, NV Energy, Green Alliance of Nevada, Las Vegas Tesla Owners, Verdek, and ChargePoint.

An electric car rally featured about 40 plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and battery-powered electric vehicles from worldwide automotive manufacturers, including Tesla Roadster, Tesla Model S, Tesla Model X, Nissan LEAF, GM Chevrolet Volt, GM Chevrolet Spark EV, Ford Fusion Energi, Ford Focus EV, Fiat 500e, Daimler Smart ED, BMW i3, and Mitsubishi i-MiEV.


photo by: Stan Hanel
National Drive Electric Week 2017 in Las Vegas featured an electric car rally in the parking lot of the Springs Preserve museum, beneath a photovoltaic solar canopy that tracked the sun and provided electric power to two ChargePoint stations, each with two SAE J1772 AC Level 2 recharging ports. About 40 electric vehicles arrived during the day, including a Tesla Roadster, Tesla Model S, Tesla Model X, Nissan LEAF, GM Chevrolet Volt, GM Chevrolet Spark EV, Ford Fusion Energi, Ford Focus EV, Fiat 500e, Daimler Smart ED, BMW i3, and Mitsubishi i-MiEV.

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Event Description

 

National Drive Electric Week in Las Vegas will be staged at the Springs Preserve museum parking lot on Saturday, September 9th from 10 AM to 2 PM under a photovoltaic solar canopy that tracks the sun during the day and provides power to two ChargePoint stations, each with two SAE J1772 AC Level 2 ports.  

Sponsoring organizations include Las Vegas Electric Vehicle Association, Sierra Club Toiyabe Chapter, Clean Energy Project, SolarNV, NV Energy, Nevada Electric Vehicle Accelerator, Green Alliance of Nevada, Las Vegas Tesla Owners, Verdek, and ChargePoint.

An electric car rally will feature plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and battery-powered electric vehicles from worldwide automotive manufacturers, as well as EV conversion cars and other innovative electron-powered vehicles. 

Informational booths will provide educational outreach about electric vehicle technologies and EV infrastructure available within Nevada.

Refreshments and drinks will be available. Discount tickets to the Springs Preserve exhibits and facilities will also be available during the day of the event.

Come bring the family and join the fun!

Registered Attendees

There are currently 74 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Nissan LEAF 6
Chevrolet Volt 4
Tesla Model S 3
Tesla Model X 3
Ford Fusion Energi 2
Mitsubishi i-MiEV 2
Smart fortwo electric drive 2
BMW i3 1
BMW i3 REx 1
Chevrolet Bolt 1
Chevy Spark EV 1
Fiat 500e 1
Tesla Roadster 1
13 Models 28

Registered attendees report 988,690 electric miles driven.

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