National Drive Electric Week
South Portland Community Center - Drive Electric
South Portland, ME
Sep 26, 2021
|Day:||Sunday, September 26, 2021 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.|
|Time:||12:00 - 4:00 pm EDT|
|Location:||South Portland Community Center
21 Nelson Road
South Portland, ME 04106
Event ReportBarry Woods is a director of PlugIn America and chief organizer. As our MC of the event he discussed the benefits of EVs with target emphasis on Maine.
photo by: Paul Leblond
Various EVs on display. People in the background are attendees. No idea on names.
All attendees and volunteers are required to wear face masks whenever they are within six feet of another person at all National Drive Electric Week 2022 events. Please see this information about how to improve how your mask protects you. For more information, see our in-person event safety requirements.
Sunday September 26
12 to 4pm
South Portland Community Center, 21 Nelson Road
LIVE and In-Person
This annual event allows EV enthusiasts to get updated on what the State of Maine has done for the past year and what lies ahead. EV charging infrastructure is ever-changing. This is an opportunity to see what new vehicles are available and talk to owners and leaders in the industry.
Live and In-Person beverages provided, talk to EV drivers, talk to dealers, e-bikes, give-aways!
Speaker UPDATE - Mayor Misha Pride, and others.
MASKS MUST BE WORN BY ALL ATTENDEES AND STAFF
SOCIAL DISTANCING OF 6 FEET WILL BE ENFORCED
WINDOWS IN TEST DRIVE VEHICLES WILL BE DOWN TO ENSURE PROPER AIRFLOW
and ANY FOOD WE SERVE WILL BE INDIVIDUALLY PRE-PACKAGED. THANK YOU
Some of the vehicles that will be there: Ionic Electric, VW ID4, Tesla Models S,3,X,Y and Roadster, Ford Mustang Mach-E, KIA Soul, Nissan LEAF.
Co-Captains: Barry Woods, Colin Wright, Alex Pine, Paul Leblond
Assistance from: Natural Resources Council of Maine ( www.nrcm.org ), Efficiency Maine ( https://www.efficiencymaine.com/)
Photos from 2018 (Pre-COVID 19 images)
There are currently 122 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Tesla Model 3||4|
|Tesla Model Y||3|
|Nissan Leaf (2011-2017)||2|
|Tesla Model X||2|
|Toyota Prius Prime||2|
|Ford Mustang Mach-E||1|
|Kia Niro Electric||1|
|Kia Soul EV||1|
|Toyota RAV4 Prime 4WD||1|
Registered attendees report 815,036 electric miles driven.