National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week - Raleigh

Day: Saturday, September 14, 2019 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: 10A - 4P
Location: 3315 Vinson Ct
Raleigh, NC 27604
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Event Report

This event had the following vehicles on display:

Tesla Model X
Tesla Model S (2)
Tesla Model 3 (3)
Jaguar I-PACE
Nissan Leaf 2018 (2)
Nissan Leaf pre-2018 (2)
BMW i3 REx
Smart ForTwo Electric Drive Cabriolet
Chevrolet Volt Gen 1
Chevrolet Bolt
Zero DSR motorcycle
Energica EVA motorcycle
Hyundai Ioniq EV (2)

We also used two Goal Zero Boulder 100 Briefcase solar panels plugged into a Goal Zero Yeti 1000 battery "generator" to supply power to an AeroVironment Level 1 charging cable, which was connected to the Energica EVA motorcycle. At a 2A draw from the motorcycle, over 5 hours, the bike gained 8% state of charge. The battery was pre-charged to full using a larger array of solar panels the day before, so all energy delivered to the motorcycle was 100% from the sun.


photo by: Luke Bolenbaugh
Discussing the solar charging of the motorcycle with other EV drivers.

Event Description

 

Join us in Brentwood Park to see and experience the gamut of available electrified transportation! This is a small event being put on by a team of passionate EV owners from the Triangle (and beyond). There will be several electric motorcycles, plug-in hybrids, and full electric vehicles on display. We have a demonstration of solar powered charging!

Registered Attendees

There are currently 39 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model 3 3
Chevrolet Volt 2
Ioniq Electric 2
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 2
Tesla Model S 2
BMW i3 REx 1
Chevrolet Bolt 1
Energica Eva 1
Nissan Leaf (2018+) 1
Smart fortwo electric drive 1
Tesla Model X 1
11 Models 17

Registered attendees report 521,030 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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