National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Southeast Ohio NDEW Ride and Drive
Belpre, OH
Oct 02, 2022

Day: Sunday, October 2, 2022 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm EDT
Location: Civitan Park
1500 Blennerhasset Ave
Belpre, OH 45714
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2022.

Event Report

Our event had 17 total vehicles and was attended by roughly 75 people. All attendees seemed to very interested in driving electric and had great questions. Event highlights were led by a raffle to give out t-shirts, guest speakers (Jacob Schwemlein - Director of Drive Electric Ohio and Cassandra Clevenger - Deputy Director with Power a Clean Future Ohio) and giving out 23 test drives/rides!  

Popular vehicles in attendance were the Ford F-150 Lightning, VW ID4 and Kia EV6. 

We had two news stations cover this event (WOUB and WTAP) with WTAP already publishing their piece ->

Partnering organizations included Rural Action, Clean Fuels Ohio, West Virginia Electric Auto Association, Power a Clean Future Ohio, Sustainable Ohio Public Energy Council and Mid Ohio Valley Climate Action Group. 

photo by: Jacob Richard - Rural Action
EV's starting to roll in and get set up prior to event

Event Description


Come join Drive Electric Southeast Ohio and the West Virginia Electric Auto Association at Civitan Park in Belpre, OH for our National Drive Electric Week EV ride and drive event! We will have all the latest makes and model of electric vehicles and attendees will have the chance to take them for a drive. Talk to EV owners and leaders in the clean transportation industry about driving electric. There will be speakers throughout the day and even a raffle going on! Speakers include Jacob Schwemlein (Director of Drive Electric Ohio) and Mayor Michael Lorentz (Mayor of Belpre, OH). This event is free and open to the public! 

Other sponsors that will be at our event include Clean Fuels Ohio, the Sustainable Ohio Public Energy Council (SOPEC), Power a Clean Future Ohio (PCFO), Rural Action, Ohio Environmental Council and the Ohio Conservative Energy Forum. 

EV and Plug-In Hybrid EV (PHEV) owners are encouraged to register for this event by clicking on the Participate button and to bring their vehicles the event. We will provide directions for on-site participation, including parking on the day of the event. 

We encourage attendees (those not displaying their car) to register for this event by clicking on the RSVP button above. By registering, you will receive updates about the event and what to expect.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 37 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model 3 3
Chevrolet Bolt 2
Kia EV6 2
E-Bike 1
Ford F-150 Lightning 1
Jeep Wrangler 4xe 1
Nissan Leaf (2011-2017) 1
Tesla Model Y 1
8 Models 12

Registered attendees report 1,112,800 electric miles driven.

Presented By

Plugin America logo
Electric Vehicle Association logo
Sierra Club logo
EVHybridNoire logo
Drive Electric USA logo

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All NDEW 2024 sponsors support Plug In America's coordination of National Drive Electric Week.

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