National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week Event - Baltimore

Day: Saturday, September 20, 2014 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: 11 AM to 4 PM
Location: Maryland Science Center
601 Light St
Baltimore, MD 21230
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the organizers for this event, which took place in 2014.

Event Report

Mark Czajka, Director, MD Volt Inc. organized the event. During a presentation and award ceremony, Mark read a Proclamation from Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, proclaiming September 15-21, 2014 as "National Drive Electric Week" in Baltimore. MD Volt Inc. presented "Best Place to Plug In" Awards to Montgomery and Howard Counties for their recent legislation combating ICING of electric vehicle charging spaces. Tommy Heyboer, Legislative Aide & Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of Council member Hans Riemer, received the award for Montgomery County. Tommy Underwood, Special Assistant to Council member Jen Terrasa, received the award for Howard County. Also attending were Jill Sorensen, Baltimore-Washington Electric Vehicle Initiative (BEVI) Executive Director and Board Member and Dina Beaumont, daughter of the late Bob Beaumont. Bob Beaumont created and built the CitiCar and the Tropica electric vehicles.

Additional Photos: http://bit.ly/1shDHXm


photo by: Mark Czajka
Maryland Science Center plaza area facing Baltimore's Inner Harbor: Ford Fusion Energi, Nissan LEAF, Zero Motorcycle, Chevrolet Spark EV, Toyota Plug In Prius, Cadillac ELR, Chevrolet Volt

Event Description

 


THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO PARTICIPATED! PHOTOS ARE BEING POSTED HERE:
 
MD Volt Inc. presents the fun of riding in or driving an electric car at the Maryland Science Center on Saturday, September 20th
from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Talk with EV owners about the benefits of driving electric.
  • Learn how easy it is to charge an electric car.
  • Learn about EV Rebates and Tax Incentives.
  • See related Green Technologies.
  • Receive free giveaways, celebrate award presentations and more.
  • Event is open to everyone.
Register today, drive or ride in a car at the event, and win a free t-shirt or prize (while supplies last).

You could also win a family membership to the Maryland Science Center! Click Here!


Each driver who registers an EV will get a Perks For Plug-Ins Gift Bag which will include 2 free tickets to the
Maryland Science Center as well as other goodies!

ATTN DEALERS: SPONSORSHIP NOT REQUIRED TO PROVIDE RIDE & DRIVES! CONTACT US ASAP
AT MARK@MDVOLT.ORG IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO PARTICIPATE.

PARKING INFO:


NOTE: MSC WILL ONLY VALIDATE PARKING IF YOU HAVE PURCHASED A TICKET TO THE CENTER! WE ENCOURAGE YOU TO USE MASS TRANSIT TO GET TO THE INNER HARBOR ON SATURDAY!

Sponsored by:


Ride & Drive Sponsors:

Sheehy Nissan Glen Burnie (2 Nissan LEAFs)
Northwest BMW (1 BMW i3 w/ REX)
Bob Davidson Ford Lincoln (1 Ford Fusion Energi)

Tentative Event Map



Ride & Drive Maps




Registered Attendees

There are currently 130 attendees registered.

Expected Plug-In Vehicles

Vehicle Registered
Chevrolet Volt 12
Nissan LEAF 7
Tesla Model S 3
Ford C-MAX Energi 2
Ford Fusion Energi 2
Other Plug-In Vehicle 2
Chevy Spark EV 1
Tesla Roadster 1
Think City 1
Toyota Plug-in Prius 1
Zero Motorcycle 1
11 Models 33

Registered attendees report 506,335 electric miles driven.

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Presented By

PLATINUM LEVEL SPONSOR

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

BRONZE LEVEL SPONSOR

BRASS LEVEL SPONSOR

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