National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week - Juneau

Day: Saturday, September 8, 2018 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: 11 AM to 2 PM
Location: Juneau District Heating Lot
300 Egan Drive
Across from Centennial Hall
Juneau, AK 99801
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Event Report

The 5th Annual Juneau Alaska EV Round UP was another great National Drive Electric Week. In addition to great EV displays, test rides, and information, we received a City and Borough of Juneau EV proclamation commemorating National Drive Electric Week as well as Juneau's electric transportation transformation. Many local elected officials participated in this year's event and we also displayed one of Alaska's first electric boat along with many electric bicycles.
Juneau recently received a $1.5M grant from the US Dept. of Transportation to purchase electric buses and this information was also shared at the event.

Our local sponsors shared hamburgers, hot dogs, refreshments and the weather cooperated with an awesome day.

Juneau appears to be the most Northern National Drive Electric Event in North America for 2018.


photo by: Gabe Strong, Juneau Electric Vehicle Associaton
Drone Photo of the Juneau 5th Annual EV Round Up event as the event was ending.

Event Description

 

National Drive Electric Week Juneau.
Juneau is one of the fastest growing, highest per capita EV cities in America!
Come join the fun and learn why Juneau is EV ground zero in Alaska.

Family EV event with Juneau Teslas, LEAFs, Bolts, Volts, KIAs, Mercedes,  local modified EVs, as well as a host of new EV models hitting Juneau's streets every day.

When: Saturday September 8th Rain or Shine....Hey, we "drive the rain" with our local hydropower. 11 AM to 2 PM. CBJ EV Proclamation Noon by Mayor Ken Koelsch. Community Grand Photo of all of Juneau's EV Fleet at 1 PM

Where:
 300 Egan Drive. Juneau District Heating Parking Lot right across from Centennial Hall. Downtown Juneau.

What: EV Get together for fun, food, and information. Last year we had over 100 Vehicles...This year? (Hint-we have been doubling every year)
Meet and Greet with other EV owners
Learn about new charging locations
Drone video...get your EV in on the action.
EV Information, Charger Information. JUNEAU ELECTRIC BUS INFO!
Fun for Kids
Great Food-Burgers, Dogs and Refreshments
Why:  Juneau as Alaska's Capital City supports National Drive Electric Week helping lead Alaska to Electric Transportation transformation.

Local Sponsors:  Juneau Electric Vehicle Association, Juneau Hydropower Inc., Juneau Economic and Development Council, CBJ Juneau Commission on Sustainability, Juneau District Heating,  AEL&P, Gastineau Guiding, IBEW 547, Northern Powerline Constructors, 350 Juneau, Tongass Rain Electric Cruise, Renewable Juneau,  AlaskaGrafix and others

Registered Attendees

There are currently 74 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 29
EV Conversion 2
Nissan Leaf (2018) 2
Chevrolet Bolt 1
Chevrolet Volt 1
Ford Focus Electric 1
Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid 1
Kia Soul EV 1
Mercedes-Benz B-Class Electric Drive 1
Tesla Model S 1
Toyota Prius Prime 1
Volkswagen e-Golf 1
12 Models 42

Registered attendees report 838,832 electric miles driven.

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Presented By

PLATINUM LEVEL SPONSOR

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

SILVER LEVEL SPONSOR

CALIFORNIA REGIONAL SPONSOR

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