National Drive Electric Week is presented by Plug In America Sierra Club Electric Auto Association

National Drive Electric Week Event - Huntsville

Day: Sunday, September 29, 2013 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: 10 am to 6 pm (setup at 9 am)
Location: Redstone Energy Group Solar Demonstration Park
3615 S. Memorial Parkway
Huntsville, AL 35801
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NPID-2013 Proclamation signed by Mayor Tommy Battle prior to the event (Sep/26). See related news for more details:

photo by: Tennessee Valley EV Drivers
A nice red, white, and blue representation with a Chevy Volt, Plug in Prius, and Nissan Leaf.

Event Description


--=== National Plug in Day ===-- Sunday, September 29, 2013 10am - 6pm Free Admission - Free Rides - Free Parking!

3615 S. Memorial Parkway. Huntsville, AL 35801 The Redstone Energy Group Solar Demonstration Park on the corner of Airport Road and Memorial Parkway

There are four main areas of plug in vehicle activity: 1. A display area with vehicles on static display so you look under the hood and ask questions and get answers from the people that drive them every day 2. An area for lining up test rides in personal electric vehicles and drives in dealer cars around the block using “take a number” so there’s no waiting in line 3. A series of plug in vehicle videos playing all day on the big TV inside to enjoy along with refreshments 4. The rest of the solar park demonstrating how to power your home or business and your car on free and clean solar power

Prizes and Awards: Registered EVs are eligible for awards, in recognition of unique features or accomplishments such as most oil-free miles driven

Speakers: Show of support for EVs from city officials with a proclamation signed by Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle A few words from our major sponsor EV owner stories of why they bought their electric vehicle and what it has been like driving it daily

Registered Attendees

There are currently 25 attendees registered.

Expected Plug-In Vehicles

Vehicle Registered
Nissan LEAF 4
Chevrolet Volt 2
Mitsubishi i-MiEV 1
3 Models 7

Registered attendees report electric miles driven.

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