National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week - Calgary

Day: Sunday, September 15, 2019 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: 10 AM - 3:30 PM
Location: Eau Claire Festival Market
139 Barclay Parade SW
Calgary, AB T2P 4R3
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Event Report

The Eau Claire Plaza in downtown Calgary was a great venue for heavy foot traffic from the general public enjoying the river pathway system on a beautiful fall day. We had 40 cars registered and squeezed in another 10 to fill the plaza and with wide aisles for people to mill about. One of the sponsors said that, of the people that had dropped by his stand with questions, it was a rough 50/50 mix of EV enthusiasts and people entirely new to EVs. 

photo by: Emiliano Mazzetto
Tesla Roadster from Sun Country Highway, the car that drove across Canada in the winter of 2012 using Sun Country chargers.

Event Description

 

On September 15, 2019 the Electric Vehicle Association of Alberta (EVAA) will be hosting a NDEW Show-and-Shine event in Calgary at the Festival Market in Eau Claire, between Eau Claire Market and the YMCA. The venue is along the Bow River Parkway system, so it is a great place to bring the family, go for a walk, and check out some cool tech.

Sponsors include SkyFire Energy, who will have their Tesla Model X charging off of its solar-panel trailer, Go Electric, who sells a variety of used electric vehicles and can help you with the EV conversion of your classic car, and The City of Calgary, which has supported EV driving with chargers in their public parkades.

We will have a wide range of electric vehicles and their diverse owners who are keen to answer questions about driving electric.

Register to attend using the button at the top of this page. 

Please Note: Registration for vehicles is now CLOSED! We appreciate all the owners who are taking time out of their weekend to bring their EVs to this event.

Thank you to our sponsors:
Go Electric - sells a variety of used electric vehicles and can help you with the EV conversion of your classic car.
SkyFire Energy - will have their Tesla Model X charging off of its solar-panel trailer.
Virtuoso Energy - enabling Western Canada to live greener lifestyles.
Sun Country Highway - providing innovative solutions to change the way we move.
The City of Calgary - who has supported electric driving with chargers in their public parkades.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 154 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model 3 15
Tesla Model S 6
EV Conversion 3
Tesla Model X 3
BMW i3 2
Chevrolet Bolt 2
Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid 2
Mitsubishi i-MiEV 2
Smart fortwo electric drive 2
Tesla Roadster 2
BMW i3 REx 1
Chevrolet Volt 1
Chevy Spark EV 1
Fiat 500e 1
Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid 1
Hyundai KONA Electric 1
Toyota Prius Prime 1
Toyota RAV4 EV (1997-2003) 1
Toyota RAV4 EV (2012 and later) 1
19 Models 48

Registered attendees report 1,071,058 electric miles driven.

Presented By

Platinum Level Sponsor

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

Silver Level California Regional Sponsor

Bronze Level Michigan Regional Sponsor

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