National Drive Electric Week
South Portland, ME
Sep 16, 2018
|Day:||Sunday, September 16, 2018 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.|
|Location:||South Portland Community Center
21 Nelson Road
South Portland, ME 04106
This year the mayor of South Portland, Maine welcomed all the attendees and noted the EV efforts in place for the city of South Portland. Michael Stoddard from Efficiency Maine explained their state-wide efforts to build out an EV charging station infrastructure with monies from the Volkswagon diesalgate issues. He also noted that the Cities of Portland, Westbrook and other communities will be working to obtain electric buses to the greater Portland area comes January 2019. Ben Lake from Greater Portland Council of Governments reviewed initiatives for clean city projects they are working on for the year. Barry Woods was also the moderator of the guest speakers.
photo by: Paul Leblond
We had 5 different vehicles on display for ride and drives. To the left of the large tent we had 25 different owners answering questions about their vehicles. We also offered free pizza, and iced tea and coffee for visitors.
All attendees and volunteers are required to wear face masks whenever they are within six feet of another person at all National Drive Electric Week 2022 events. Please see this information about how to improve how your mask protects you. For more information, see our in-person event safety requirements.
Sunday September 16, 2018 South Portland Community Center 12-4
In June of 2017, EV enthusiasts gathered for a ride and drive at Pape Chevrolet in South Portland. Check out some of the highlights from this video.
There are currently 67 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Tesla Model 3||4|
|Nissan Leaf (2011-2017)||3|
|Tesla Model X||3|
|Other Plug-In Vehicle||2|
|Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV||1|
|Nissan Leaf (2018+)||1|
|Smart fortwo electric drive||1|
|Tesla Model S||1|
|Toyota Prius Prime||1|
Registered attendees report 359,859 electric miles driven.