National Drive Electric Week
Sep 17, 2015
|Day:||Thursday, September 17, 2015 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.|
The Worcester Electric Vehicle Ride and Drive Event hosted by the Institute for Energy and Sustainability, WPI and National Grid that took place at WPI was a huge success. The location of the event was perfect, offering electric vehicle owners two charging stations and easy access to the event via a busy intersection that attracted drop-ins. There was a wide range of participants, including consumers looking to become informed on EV options and the benefits of EV, consumers looking to purchase EVs, and students wanting to learn more about the technology and how people utilize EVs in Worcester. The range of vehicles present was popular, including the Nissan Leaf, BMW’s i3 and i8 being offered for test drives, the Tesla Model S, Tesla Roadster, and the EV1 which WPI is working on restoring. Visitors flowed through the parking lot viewing the EVs and clean tech/sustainable energy company booths and learning more about the offerings available in Massachusetts.
photo by: Kathryn Meng, IES
The parking lot full of visitors and EVs
The event is pending. Please visit the Attend page to find other National Drive Electric Week events.
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