National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week
Drive Electric - Portland
Portland, ME
Sep 24, 2023

Day: Sunday, September 24, 2023 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 12:00 - 4:00 pm EDT
Location: Portland at Back Cove
Preble Street - Across from Hannaford
In Parking Lot Near Back Cove
Portland, ME 04103
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2023.

Event Report

This year’s event was the best organized but for whatever reason the least attended. Great weather and lots of EVs to show. Granted there were many other events going on so perhaps people were busy.

photo by: Paul Leblond
EV lineup

More photos from this event.

Event Description


National Drive Electric Week

September 24, 2023 - 12 - 4pm 

Portland, Maine at Back Cove Parking Lot

Please join us this year to see what is new in electric vehicles. Talk to owners and get the latest updates the state of Maine and what local partnerships are doing to promote EVs in the state and beyond.

Honorable Shenna Bellows, Maine Secretary of State, updates the attendees on Maine initiatives for EVs.  Barry Woods is behind.

Photos from past NDEW events by Paul Leblond

Registered Attendees

There are currently 84 attendees registered.

Expected Display Vehicles

Vehicle Registered
Ford Mustang Mach-E 2
Tesla Model Y 2
Chevrolet Bolt 1
Chrysler Pacifica Plug-in Hybrid 1
Hyundai Ioniq 5 1
Hyundai KONA Electric 1
Kia EV6 1
Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid 1
Polestar 2 1
Rivian R1T 1
Tesla Model 3 1
Tesla Model X 1
Toyota Prius Prime 1
Volvo C40 Recharge 1
14 Models 16

Registered attendees report 307,560 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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Green Level Sponsor

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

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