National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Alternative Energy Fair
Westfield, NJ
Oct 02, 2021

Day: Saturday, October 2, 2021 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
Location: South Ave Parking Lot
300 South Ave W
Westfield, NJ 07090
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Event Report

Westfield's first Alternative Energy Fair on Oct 2, 2021 was a start to a great new tradition in town.

Mayor Shelley Brindle spoke to inspire the crowd to take more sustainable actions, including switching to EVs as well as checking out the e-bikes, e-lawn equipment, solar panels and more at the fair. The Westfield PD brought their hybrid car and e-bike, local band Save Mary played Car-inspired covers, Westfield south side pizza spot Outta Hand had refreshments on hand, and guests could view over 45 cars from dealers and local owners.

Dealer vehicles included Polestar, Karma, a pre-production BMW iX, Ford, Hyundai, Tesla, Volvo, and Audi. Central Jersey Electric Auto Association and local Westfield drivers brought even more including Honda, Nissan, Volkswagen, Chevy, Toyota and Fiat. Guests were impressed with the variety of electric vehicles on display and with the generosity of the local EV owners sharing their time and knowledge.

The crowd also learned about gardening, recycling, and composting from local volunteer organizations, including our resident high school expert on the spotted lanternfly. Greenworks and Scape-abilities brought e-landscaping equipment, Jay's Cycle and Trek of Summit brought e-bikes, and test-riding bikes and mowers was one of the most popular activities.

Event Description

 

The Alternative Energy Fair will celebrate a cleaner, quieter future with EV cars from many dealers, Electric Bikes, and Electric Lawn Equipment.  Talk with Town Officials about our upcoming EV infrastructure plan.  Current EV owners are invited to share their experiences.  Try your hand at our E-Bike test course!


National Drive Electric Week is presented by Plug In America, Electric Auto Association, Sierra ClubEVHybridNoire, and Electrify America.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 79 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model 3 8
Chevrolet Bolt 4
Tesla Model Y 4
Tesla Model X 3
Volkswagon ID.4 3
Chevrolet Volt 2
Fiat 500e 2
Kia Niro Electric 2
Chevrolet Bolt EUV 1
Ford Mustang Mach-E 1
Other Plug-In Vehicle 1
Tesla Model S 1
Toyota Prius Prime 1
Toyota RAV4 Prime 4WD 1
Volvo XC90 AWD PHEV 1
15 Models 35

Registered attendees report 738,862 electric miles driven.

Presented By

Plugin America
Electric Vehicle Association
Sierra Club
EVHybridNoire

Platinum Level Sponsors

Bronze Level Sponsor

All NDEW 2022 sponsors support Plug In America's coordination of National Drive Electric Week.

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