National Drive Electric Week

National Drive Electric Week Event - Middletown

Day: Saturday, September 12, 2015 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the events page.
Time: 2 - 5 pm
Location: Middletown Harbor Park
80 Harbor Dr
Middletown, CT 06457
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Event Description

 

Come join us at Harbor Park on Saturday, September 12, for an Electric Vehicle (EV) Tailgate Party and Ride and Drive!  

  

Pictures from 2014 NDEW Event at CCSU, New Britain, CT

Park as close to the river as possible. Several Level 1 charging outlets are available with Level 2 charging available near by. Test Drive a new Electric Car.

Have an Electric Vehicle (or Plug-in)?  Bring your EV/Plug-In to the event to show it off and answer questions.  The charging station will be available to recharge while you're there!

Want to learn more about owning an EV/Plug-In?  Come visit and ask real owners about their experiences.  

Mercy High School- Tech Tigers Robotics  Mercy's Robotics team will bring their Electric Powered Robot for demonstrations and "Test Drives" Come see their robot in action!  

Ford Pinto  For those of us who remember Ford's 1970's answer to fuel economy. Come see a Ford Pinto converted into an electric car!  

In all cases, we encourage you to register to attend to help us better plan the event (and have the right number of hot dogs on hand for you!). 

NEEAA is involved with eight other sites across Connecticut.  The full list can be reviewed here and includes hyperlinks to their NDEW sites.  http://neeaa.org/2015-NDEW-CT.pdf 

Directions to Harbor Park; On Route 9, take exit for Route 66 and turn South on first left to DeKovan.  Continue to fifth intersection and turn left onto Union Street.  Go under the overpass and turn left onto Harbor Drive and follow white NDEW lawn signs to our event!  Reserved parking for EV/Plug-in EV owners on the grass.  Look for our green and white NDEW sign!

Plug In America Public Service Announcements - Here are some fun videos promoting EVs, brought to you as a public service by Plug In America.  https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLB8A30D58E1AF9DB5 

Registered Attendees

There are currently 67 attendees registered.

Owners of These Vehicles Have Registered To Attend

Vehicle Registered
Nissan LEAF 6
Chevrolet Volt 5
Ford Focus Electric 3
Tesla Model S 3
BMW i3 REx 1
Ford C-MAX Energi 1
Honda Fit EV 1
7 Models 20

Registered attendees report 402,017 electric miles driven.

Presented By

PLATINUM LEVEL SPONSOR

Nissan LEAF® is the exclusive automotive sponsor of National Drive Electric Week™

SILVER LEVEL SPONSOR

BRONZE LEVEL SPONSOR

BRASS LEVEL SPONSOR

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