National Drive Electric Week
Mt Spokane, WA
Sep 12, 2015
|Day:||Saturday, September 12, 2015 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.|
|Time:||6:30 AM - Noon|
|Location:||Mount Spokane Summit
North Summit Rd
Mt Spokane, WA 99021
It was a beautiful day on top of Mount Spokane. The sky was clear and blue. We had a great view of the fresh air we were protecting.
Being in a remote location, we did not draw many of the public. Yet we were in a high-traffic area for bikers and hikers. They appreciated zero-emissions vehicles. After all, bikes and boots are great green forms of transportation.
The Think City, with its space frame and plastic body, always catches attention. The Teslas are always a conversation piece. We showed how much gear fits in a Leaf. A big surprise was when an electric engineer cruised up the hill on a scooter of his own making. His lithium-ion battery pack fit in an Otter Box he could carry around.
Some drivers used up 80-90% of their charge climbing the hill, creating some anxiety, but regenerative braking alleviated that on the way home. My Leaf left the mountain with 5 miles of range and 1 bar. I pulled into my garage 24 miles later with 14 miles and 2 bars. I learned something.
photo by: Jorgen Rasmussen
1 Tesla Roadster, 1 Toyota Prius and 3 Nissan Leafs
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Stay current. Go solar. Drive electric.
There are currently 23 attendees registered.
Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend
|Nissan Leaf (2011-2017)||6|
|Tesla Model S||3|
|BMW i3 REx||1|
Registered attendees report 244,391 electric miles driven.
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