National Drive Electric Week Event - Monterey Bay - Santa Cruz
|Day:||Sunday, September 29, 2013 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.|
|Time:||12 Noon - 4:00 p.m.|
Staff of Life Natural Food Market
1266 Soquel Ave
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Santa Cruz County Supervisor John Leopold spoke at a brief program and shared his experience with his family's Nissan Leaf, the County's commitment to expanding EV charging stations, and the importance of plug in vehicles to reducing greenhouse gas emissions. He also awarded 30 Recognition Certificates to people and organizations for their contributions to the region's plug-in vehicle readiness. Also attending were: Richard Stedman, head of the Monterey Bay Region Air Pollution Control District, general managers of Salinas Toyota and Chevrolet of Watsonville dealerships, 3 local solar companies and a solar array to provide power. We also had a NTS Works' Electric Cargo Bike for test drives - a new product from Neal and Lisa Saiki. Staff of Life Natural Food Market hosted the event in their parking lot.
photo by: Jack Brown, Electric Auto Association Central coast
Chevrolet display sponsored by Chevrolet of Watsonville; Rick Chace, fleet manager, (blue shirt)in background. Nissan Leaf on the right displayed by Bill Meade, owner.
A big thank you to our sponsors: Monterey Bay Unified Air Pollution Control District; solar companies: Allterra Solar, Sandbar Solar and Solar Technologies, as well as our in-kind sponsors: Staff of Life Natural Food Market, Santa Cruz Sentinel & Monterey Herald, KUSP, and the Santa Cruz Weekly. From the local organizers: Monterey Bay Electric Vehicle Alliance, Electric Auto Association Central Coast, and Ecology Action.
There are currently 25 attendees registered.
Expected Plug-In Vehicles
|Tesla Model S||5|
Registered attendees report electric miles driven.
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